Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat: August 4, 2020 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on August 5, 2020

On Tuesday (August 4, 2020), the Boston Celtics (44-22) square off with the Miami Heat (42-25) in a game that Boston is currently a moderate favorite by 3.5 points. A 223.5-point total is set for the matchup. The clash between these two squads is one of six contests on the docket in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Celtics vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Celtics -3.5 -110 -110 223.5 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Celtics vs Heat
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Heat (+3.5) Under (223.5) Celtics 111 Heat 110

Head to Head

In two head-to-head meetings this season, Boston has a 2-0 record against Miami. The Celtics also have a 2-0 record against the spread when taking on the Heat.

Celtics vs Heat in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/28/2020 Heat -1.5 219 -123 103 109-101 BOS
12/4/2019 Celtics -5.5 209 -221 180 112-93 BOS

Celtics Betting Information

  • Boston has more often than not combined with its adversaries to reach the over, doing so 31 times in 66 contests (47%).
  • Boston has been good against the spread this season, posting a 38-24-4 record.
  • The Celtics fare well when favored by at least 3.5 points, posting a 20-14-2 record against the spread.

Heat Betting Information

  • Miami and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 38 of 67 (56.7%).
  • Miami has a winning record against the spread, going 34-29-3 ATS (covering 51.5% of the time).
  • The Heat have gone 8-8-1 against the spread when they are a 3.5-point underdog.

Over/Under Analysis

Celtics vs Heat Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Celtics 22 33.3% 113.2 225.4 107.3 216.1 220.5
Heat 35 52.2% 112.2 225.4 108.8 216.1 221

Celtics Leaders

  • The Celtics scoring leader is Jayson Tatum, who contributes 23.4 points per game.
  • Kemba Walker leads Boston with 4.8 assists per game and Enes Kanter paces the squad with 7.6 rebounds per outing.
  • The Celtics are led by Walker from beyond the arc. He hits 3.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Marcus Smart leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Daniel Theis collects 1.3 blocks an outing to pace Boston.

Heat Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler’s excellent showing this season give him the top spot on the Heat scoring and assists leaderboards with 20.2 points per game and 6.1 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Bam Adebayo is the Miami leader with 10.4 per game.
  • Duncan Robinson is tops from three-point range for the Heat, knocking down 3.7 threes per game.
  • Butler is at the top of Miami’s steals hierarchy with 1.7 steals per game and Adebayo leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.

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