Celtics vs. Heat Eastern Conference Finals Game 5 Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 5/25/2022

by | May 24, 2022

Boston is just a 1.5-point favorite against Miami when the Celtics (51-31) and the Heat (53-29) face off on May 25, 2022 in a game expected to be a tight one. A point total of 203.5 has been set for the game. Find more below on the Celtics vs. Heat betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Celtics vs. Heat Spread and Betting Line

Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Celtics -1.5 203.5 -110 -110 -123 105

Celtics vs. Heat Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Arena: FTX Arena

Computer Predictions for Celtics vs. Heat

Computer picks for Celtics vs Heat
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Heat (+1.5) Over (203.5) Heat 108 Celtics 107

Celtics vs. Heat Betting Trends

  • Boston had 33 wins in 71 games against the spread last year.
  • The Celtics went 20-20 as 1.5-point favorites or more last year.
  • Out of 71 Boston games last year, 36 hit the over.
  • Boston Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum was tops on his squad in points (26.0), rebounds (7.3) and assists (4.3) per game last year, shooting 45.9% from the floor and 38.2% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest. At the other end, he posted 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown averaged 24.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game last season, shooting 48.7% from the field and 39.8% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Marcus Smart put up 12.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 5.6 assists per contest last year. At the other end, he delivered 1.5 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Robert Williams III put up 7.9 points, 1.8 assists and 6.8 rebounds per game last year.
  • Payton Pritchard put up 7.6 points, 1.8 assists and 2.3 rebounds per contest last year.
  • Boston Celtics Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.6 15
    Opp. Field Goal % 43.4 1
    Rebounds Per Game 46.1 4
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 43.7 12
    Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.0 13

    Heat vs. Celtics Betting Trends

  • Miami has covered the spread 58 times in 82 games.
  • As 1.5-point underdogs or more, the Heat are 18-8 against the spread.
  • Miami has played 82 games this year, and 53 of them have gone over the total.
  • Miami Heat Leaders

  • Tyler Herro is at the top of the Heat scoring leaderboard with 20.7 points per game. He also grabs 5.0 rebounds and racks up 4.0 assists per game.
  • The Miami leaders in rebounding and assists are Dewayne Dedmon with 5.8 rebounds per game (he also adds 6.3 points and 0.7 assists per game) and Kyle Lowry with 7.5 assists per game (he also tacks on 13.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game).
  • Miami’s leader in steals is Lowry (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Dedmon (0.6 per game).
  • Miami Heat Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.7 13
    Opp. Field Goal % 44.7 4
    Rebounds Per Game 43.7 22
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 41.7 2
    Turnovers Per Game 13.8 25
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 14.1 5

    Celtics and Heat Injury Report

    Celtics: Marcus Smart: Out (Ankle), Sam Hauser: Out (Shoulder)
      Heat: Tyler Herro: Out (Groin)

    Betting Tips for Celtics vs. Heat

    After digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup, our best bet against the spread is Heat (+1.5). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 203.5 points, with the teams finishing with a final score of Heat 108, Celtics 107 when it’s sorted out on the court.

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