The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight to in a rematch of the Eastern Conference Finals series. The two sides will look similar, with Tristan Thompson added to pad Boston’s half court, Marcus Smart (thumb) available and Mo Harkless (forearm) ruled out for the game. Jeff Teague (ankle) and Javonte Green (health protocol) will not play for Boston.
According to the online sports book Betonline.ag, the Celtics are 2.5 point underdogs. Miami beat the Thunder handily on Monday after a loss to the Mavericks and splitting a series with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Celtics come off a blowout win over the Raptors on Monday and a last-minutes victory in Detroit on Monday.
- Celtics vs. Heat spread: Heat -2.5
- Celtics vs. Heat over-under: 217.5 points
- Celtics vs. Heat money line: Heat -145, Celtics +125