The Celtics and Heat will face off on TNT tonight in what will be their second head to head meeting of the season. These two teams have been a fun rivalry to watch and they have played each other in the Eastern Conference Finals each of the last two seasons. The Celtics have the best record in the league to this point and the Heat have been playing below expectations but have still been solid while dealing with injuries. Let's take a closer look at tonight's matchup and get into our Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Prediction, Preview, and Same Game Parlay 1/25/24.
Boston Celtics: The Celtics have been in top form, winning five of their last six games. They rank 4th in offense averaging 120.3 points per game, and are known for their sharpshooting abilities. Key players like Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have been central to their success, with Tatum averaging 27 points and 8.4 rebounds and Brown contributing 23.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Their defense has been equally impressive, allowing 110.6 points on average and demonstrating strong perimeter defense.
Miami Heat: The Heat, on the other hand, are going through a rough patch with a four-game losing streak. They are averaging 110.9 points per game, with Tyler Herro and Bam Adebayo leading the charge. Herro averages 22 points and 5.5 rebounds, while Adebayo contributes 21.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. The Heat recently acquired Terry Rozier (former Celtic), which could add a new dynamic to their gameplay. However, they have been struggling offensively, ranking 21st in offensive rating. The Heat have been held to less than 100 points in 3 of their last 4 games.
Celtics vs Heat Same Game Parlay
Derrick White 2+ Threes / Jayson Tatum 20+ Points / Celtics ML (-110)
White has hit 2+ Threes in 14 straight games against the Heat!
Tatum has scored 20+ in 9 of his last 12 games against them (75%)
The Celtics beat the Heat in their first matchup against them this season with a final score of 119-111. The Heat are on the second night of a back to back and lost to the shorthanded Grizzlies. Miami has lost 4 in a row and have been held to less than 100 points in 3 of those 4. That’s not going to cut it against Boston.