Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/1/2024]

Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/1/2024]

The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat will meet in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on Wednesday, starting at 7:30PM ET.'s comprehensive preview of Wednesday's Heat vs. Celtics matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Heat vs. Celtics Prediction: Who Will Win Game 5

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

Our popular predictive analytics model gives the Celtics an 84% chance of beating the Heat. Our predicted final score has the Celtics winning 107-95.

According to our model, the Heat (+13.5) have a 56% chance of covering the spread, while the over/under total of 201.5 points has a 52% chance of going over.

The NBA Playoffs is an annual elimination tournament held to determine the league's champion.

Sixteen teams, including the Heat and Celtics, made the NBA Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Conference Semifinals, Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

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

Heat vs. Celtics Game 5 Odds

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

Bet Type Heat Celtics
Spread +13.5 (-108) -13.5 (-110)
Moneyline +675 -950
Total o201.5 (-110) u201.5 (-105)

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

Heat vs. Celtics Game 5 Picks

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

With a betting edge of 4.4%, a pick from the Heat vs. Celtics game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Heat vs. Celtics Game 5 Player Props

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

Tyler Herro is expected to step up for the Heat with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, while Jayson Tatum is projected to finish with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the Celtics.

Heat Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Heat:

Tyler Herro 23 7 5 3
Bam Adebayo 22 11 5 0
Caleb Martin 11 5 3 2
Nikola Jovic 9 5 2 2
Haywood Highsmith 7 4 1 1

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Celtics Prediction

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

Jayson Tatum 32 10 5 4
Jaylen Brown 28 7 3 3
Derrick White 15 5 6 3
Jrue Holiday 13 5 6 3
Al Horford 10 7 3 3

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

Heat vs. Celtics Game 5 Information

Wednesday's Game 5 between the Celtics and Heat in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to start at 7:30PM ET.


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

Calling Our Shot: Best Bets Video

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We predict the Celtics, with an 84% win probability, will likely beat the Heat on Wednesday.

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