The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat will take on each other in the Eastern conference finals. The Celtics had finished the regular season at third place whereas Heat had finished at the fifth place. Both teams would look to be at their best in the upcoming finals, which would take them to the NBA final.
We have got some betting tips which can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss parameters like current form, players to look out for, stats, head to head, which can help you in deciding which team will hold the advantage over the other.
The Miami Heat are in sublime form as they won the first conference round against the Indiana Pacers by 4-0. Subsequently, they carried their form against the Milwaukee Bucks as they defeated them by 4-1.
On the other hand, Boston Celtics clobbered the Philadelphia 76ers by 4-0 in the first conference round. However, the Celtics had to sweat hard in the semifinals against the defending champions Toronto Raptors as they won by 4-3.
Head to head:
Total matches – 123, Won by Miami Heat: 48, Won by Boston Celtics – 75.
In playoff stages:
Total matches: 17, Won by Miami Heat: 9, Won by Boston Celtics – 8.
Players to look out for
Jimmy Butler has been in terrific form for the Miami Heat. Butler will get the support from Bam Adebayo in the finals.
On the other hand, Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker will hold the key for the Boston Celtics.
The Miami Heat have shown great form and they will be a force to reckon with for the Boston Celtics. The Celtics will need to be at the top of their game to go past the Heat.