Boston Celtics – Miami Heat: NBA live stream info, TV channel, start time, injury report, starting lineups & game prediction

Miami Heat (1-0) and Boston Celtics (1-0) meet at TD Garden on October 27, 2023.

Who’s Playing

Boston Celtics @ Miami Heat

How To Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, October 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arena: TD Garden
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Fubo

Boston Celtics – Miami Heat injury report

Boston Celtics injury report:

  • No injuries reported

Miami Heat injury report:

  • Haywood Highsmith – OUT – Left knee sprain
  • Josh Richardson – OUT – Foot discomfort
  • Caleb Martin – Questionable – Knee discomfort
  • Duncan Robinson – Questionable -Left foot sprain
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. – Questionable – Groin strain

Boston Celtics – Miami Heat starting lineups

The following were the starters for both teams in their previous games:

Boston Celtics

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

Miami Heat

  • PG: Kyle Lowry
  • SG: Tyler Herro
  • SF: Jimmy Butler
  • PF: Kevin Love
  • C: Bam Adebayo

Game prediction : Boston Celtics – Miami Heat

Total: 216.5 points

Spread: Celtics -6.5

Moneyline: Celtics (-227), Heat (+196)

NBA Money Line Predictions

Money line bets are most valuable when you bet on two evenly matched teams. They mean you pick the winner of the game. A team like Golden State that wins 65+ of its 82 games in a season isn’t too far-fetched to be listed at -650 or more on the money line betting line.

In contrast, bets against these elite teams are a great way to maximize profits when they lose.

NBA Point Spread Predictions

NBA point spread predictions provide a solution to dealing with imbalanced money line odds. Instead of solely predicting the winner of a game, these predictions focus on whether the favored team will win by a certain margin or if the underdog will lose but still cover the spread.

For instance, if you bet on the Los Angeles Lakers as favorites with a -7 point spread and they win by 8 or more points, your prediction would be correct. On the other hand, if you bet on the underdog and they lose by just 6 points, they would still cover the spread because they started with +7 points advantage.

NBA point spread predictions enable individuals to consider both winning margins and potential outcomes for underdogs in their betting strategy.

NBA Over/Under (Totals) Predictions

NBA over/under predictions provide an alternative method of betting on a basketball game. Rather than choosing a specific team to win, you are wagering on whether the total number of points scored will be above or below a set amount determined by bookmakers.

This type of prediction is appealing if you do not have a strong preference for either team or if you anticipate an exciting high-scoring game or a slow and evenly matched one. To illustrate, let’s say the sportsbooks set the line at 210.5 points; if the final score is 115-107 with a total of 222 points, those who predicted “over” would win their bets.

Conversely, if the match concluded with a score of 101-104 totaling only 205 points, those who chose “under” would be successful in their wagers.