The Miami Heat played from a dominant position and are leading the NBA Eastern Conference 2-0 over the Boston Celtics. According to the current Vegas odds the Boston Celtics are the -2½(-110) point spreads favorite at home. Tip-off for this third NBA picks contest is at 8:30 PM EST at Boston Garden and according to current predictions, Boston is the likely 58% favorite to take the win at the Garden.
Rajon Rondo put up 44 points in the Celtics loss to Miami the last time these two teams faced off and still the Heat managed to keep the Celtics in check. Rondo, Pierce, Garnett and Allen will head into a must win situation tonight and are aware that they still have a chance to turn things around for the Celtics. The Celtics lead the Heat in turnovers at 12.4 vs 15.8 and are averaging 34.7 percent on three pointers versus the Heat's 32.1 percent. These two factors could make the difference in the Celtics win tonight in Boston.
FREE NBA Picks: Whether you plan to bet the Celtics or bet on the Heat, both teams are 3-3 against the spread making the Heat our best bet for game three of the Heat vs Celtics NBA predictions contest.
According to the current wagers placed on this NBA picks contest 65% of bettors are taking the Heat against the spread and 97% are wagering on the Heat to win straight-up.
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