NBA Basketball Betting news… Last two times the Celtics were missing Kevin Garnett against the Heat they came away with wins. They get another, unwanted chance on Tuesday night. Game one turned out just like every regular season contest between the Heat and the Celtics has been as the Heat would goes toe to toe with the Celtics for the first three and half quarters, only to lose composure and lose it in the closing minutes.
Will we see the Heat do what they have done in all four meetings this season and fade away when it counts or will they step up and take the game into their own hands when it counts. Let’s hope we see a more balanced effort from the Heat tonight. The Celtics are slight 52.4 percent favorites over the Heat. The Heat are shooting 46.4 percent from the field and the Celtics are forecasted to shoot 43.9 percent.
The rebounding battle is pretty even with Heat projected for 39.2 rebounds vs. 40.6 for Celtics. The Celtics are committing fewer turnovers at 12.7 vs 14.6 for the Heat. The Heat are making 4.9 three pointers on 36.9 percent from three point range. The Celtics are making 5.8 three pointers on 33.5 percent.
NBA Odds Makers have the lines at present have the Celtics at -1 and the
Total –Over/Under at 179 and the Celtics are -120 and the Heat are even on the MoneyLine.
The Heat: 47-35 SU, 43-37-2 ATS
The Celtics: 50-32 SU, 33-48-1 ATS
The Heat more recently:
While playing on Tuesday’s they are 3-7
Before playing the Celtics they were 5-5
After playing the Celtics they are 5-5
After a loss they are 5-5
The Celtics more recently:
While playing on Tuesday’s they are 8-2
Before playing the Heat they were 6-4
After playing the Heat they are 8-2
After a win they are 4-6
The Heat at home vs the Celtics on Friday, April 23