Heat vs Celtics (4/29/24): Best Bet, Odds, Lineups for Game 4 NBA Playoffs

Written By Editorial Team on April 29, 2024 - Last Updated on May 1, 2024
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The Boston Celtics are set to play the Miami Heat on April 29, at 7:30 PM, at the Kaseya Center in Miami. Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs will be aired on TNT. NBA Betting Odds include a point spread of 10.5 in favor of the Celtics and an over/under of 203.5. The Celtics are listed with a money line of -530, while the Heat’s money line is at +397. Get Celtics vs. Heat best bet, starting lineups, and odds.

Celtics vs. Heat Game 4 pregame odds

NBA betting odds for the upcoming game between the Celtics and the Heat highlight a significant advantage for the Celtics according to several Massachusetts sportsbooks. The point spread is set at -10.5 for the Celtics across DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM, with the over/under universally pegged at 203.5.

  • DraftKings: Celtics -10.5, over/under 203.5
  • FanDuel: Celtics -10.5, over/under 203.5
  • Caesars: Celtics -10.5, over/under 203.5
  • BetMGM: Celtics -10.5, over/under 203.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Heat vs Celtics.

Celtics vs. Heat Best Bet for Game 4: Jayson Tatum over 9.5 rebounds

Jayson Tatum has been strong on the boards in this series and overall vs. Miami. Over the last 17 games against Miami, Tatum has hit over 9.5 65% of the time. In games without Jimmy Butler, he has hit in five of six. Blowout risk is here with a double-digit spread but has averaged 12.3 rebound opportunities per game this series.

Celtics vs. Heat projected starting lineups

Celtics projected starting lineup

  • PG: Jrue Holiday
  • SG: Derrick White
  • SF: Jaylen Brown
  • PF: Jayson Tatum
  • C: Kristaps Porzingis

Heat projected starting lineup

  • PG: Tyler Herro
  • SG: Duncan Robinson
  • SF: Jaime Jaquez Jr.
  • PF: Nikola Jovic
  • C: Bam Adebayo

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Celtics vs. Heat injuries tonight

Celtics: No significant injuries reported.

Heat: Jimmy Butler (SF) is out with a knee injury since 2024-04-17, with no return timeline. Josh Richardson (SG) out due to a shoulder injury since 2024-02-11. Terry Rozier (PG) out with a neck injury since 2024-04-20. Delon Wright (PG) is listed as probable due to personal reasons since 2024-04-26.

Boston Celtics Team Stats and Standings

The Boston Celtics lead the Eastern Conference with a record of 64-18, showcasing their dominance in the Atlantic Division. Their recent game against the Miami Heat ended with a victory, 104-84. The Celtics’ season averages are notable with 120.6 points per game, a 48.7 FG%, and a 38.8 3PT%. Defensively, they allow 109.2 points per game, complemented by 46.3 rebounds per game. As a result, Celtics odds have them as the favorite to win the NBA Finals.

  • Points per game: 120.6
  • Points allowed per game: 109.2
  • Rebounds per game: 46.3
  • Assists per game: 26.9
  • FG%: 48.7
  • 3PT%: 38.8

Miami Heat Team Stats and Standings

The Miami Heat, with a record of 46-36, are positioned eighth in the Eastern Conference and second in the Southeast Division. The Heat’s season performance includes an average of 110.1 points per game, a 46.5 FG%, and a 37.0 3PT%. They have a defensive record of allowing 108.4 points per game, with 42.3 rebounds.

  • Points per game: 110.1
  • Points allowed per game: 108.4
  • Rebounds per game: 42.3
  • Assists per game: 25.8
  • FG%: 46.5
  • 3PT%: 37.0

Player Stats for Celtics vs. Heat

Boston Celtics leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Celtics have demonstrated strong performances, with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown leading the charge.

  • Jayson Tatum (SF): 22 PTS, 11 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 22 PTS, 8 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 18 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Derrick White (SG): 16 PTS, 5 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 3 PTS, 2 RBS, 6 ASTS

Boston won Game 4 and will now look to close out the series in Game 5 vs the Heat on Wednesday. Season stats highlight the Celtics’ top performers:

  • Jayson Tatum (PF): 26.9 PPG, 8.1 RPG, 4.9 APG
  • Jaylen Brown (SG): 23.0 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Kristaps Porzingis (C): 20.1 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 2.0 APG
  • Derrick White (SG): 15.2 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Jrue Holiday (PG): 12.5 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 4.8 APG

Miami Heat leaders ahead of tonight’s game

For the Heat, Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro’s contributions are critical for the team’s success and threat of winning Game 4.

  • Bam Adebayo (C): 20 PTS, 9 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Tyler Herro (SG): 15 PTS, 2 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Nikola Jovic (SF): 15 PTS, 8 RBS, 1 AST
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. (SF): 12 PTS, 5 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Caleb Martin (PF): 5 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS

Season stats for the Heat’s key players:

  • Bam Adebayo (C): 19.3 PPG, 10.4 RPG, 3.9 APG
  • Tyler Herro (SG): 20.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 4.5 APG
  • Jimmy Butler (SF): 20.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. (SF): 11.9 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 2.6 APG
  • Duncan Robinson (SG): 12.9 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 2.8 APG
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