Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/27/2024]

Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/27/2024]

The Miami Heat will take on the favored Boston Celtics in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Kaseya Center on Saturday, commencing at 6:00PM ET.'s full preview of Saturday's Celtics vs. Heat matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Celtics vs. Heat Prediction: Who Will Win Game 3

We have used powerful machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NBA Playoffs game between the Celtics and Heat 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Celtics a 77% chance of beating the Heat. Our predicted final score has the Celtics winning 107-98.

According to our model, the Heat (+9.5) have a 54% chance of covering the spread, while the over/under total of 205.5 points has a 52% chance of going over.

The NBA Playoffs is an annual postseason tournament held to decide the league's champion.

A total of 16 teams, including the Celtics and Heat, made the NBA Playoffs 2024, which includes four rounds: the First Round, Conference Semifinals, Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

Each round is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins moving on to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Celtics vs. Heat Game 3 Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Celtics Heat
Spread -9.5 (-110) +9.5 (-106)
Moneyline -430 +340
Total o205.5 (-110) u205.5 (-110)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Celtics vs. Heat Game 3 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, paired with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks to place on every game, including Celtics vs. Heat. Our best NBA bets for Saturday are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

With an edge of 3%, a pick from the Celtics vs. Heat game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Celtics vs. Heat Game 3 Player Props

Looking for Celtics vs. Heat NBA prop bets? We uss the best information available to project individual points, assists, rebounds and three-pointers for each team.

Jayson Tatum is expected to lead the way for the Celtics with 32 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists, while Tyler Herro is projected to finish with 22 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the Heat.

Celtics Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Celtics:

Jayson Tatum 32 9 5 5
Jaylen Brown 28 7 3 3
Kristaps Porzingis 20 8 3 2
Derrick White 14 4 6 3
Jrue Holiday 12 5 5 2

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Heat Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Heat:

Tyler Herro 22 6 5 3
Bam Adebayo 20 10 5 0
Jaime Jaquez 11 4 3 1
Duncan Robinson 11 3 3 3
Caleb Martin 10 5 2 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out Saturday's NBA prop picks.

Celtics vs. Heat Game 3 Information

Saturday's Game 3 between the Heat and Celtics in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to start at 6:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Celtics vs. Heat includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

Calling Our Shot: Best Bets

Calling Our Shot produces daily NBA betting content, including the latest best bets featured below.


We predict the Celtics, with a 77% win probability, will likely beat the Heat on Saturday.

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