How to Watch Celtics vs. Heat: Live Stream or on TV
The Boston Celtics will face the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Heat will try for another victory over the Celtics after a 123-116 win on Wednesday. In the Heat’s victory, Jimmy Butler put up 35 points (and added five rebounds and seven assists), while Jayson Tatum scored 30 in the loss for the Celtics.
When is Celtics vs. Heat and when does it start?
This game between the Celtics and Heat will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 8:30 PM ET.
Where to Watch Celtics vs. Heat
The Celtics and Heat will take to the court at TD Garden for this matchup on May 19, and if you would like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on TNT.
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Celtics Stats, Odds & Insights
The Celtics have entered the game as favorites 72 times this season and won 51, or 70.8%, of those games.
The Celtics record 117.9 points per game. That’s 8.1 more points than the 109.8 the Heat allow.
The Celtics knock down 16 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league), 4.4 more than their opponents (11.6). They are shooting 37.6% from beyond the arc (sixth-best in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 34.5%.
The Celtics have been much better offensively at home, where they average 120.5 points per game, compared to on the road, where they score 115.4 per game. Defensively, they are better at home, where they give up 110.5 points per game, versus road games, where they let opponents to score 112.4 per game.
On offense, the Celtics have had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 113.6 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 117.9 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
Heat Stats, Odds & Insights
The Heat score 109.5 points per game (30th in NBA) and concede 109.8 (second in league) for a -26 scoring differential overall.
The Heat put up only 1.9 fewer points per game (109.5) than the Celtics give up on average (111.4).
In 2022-23 the Heat are 16th in the NBA in 3-point makes (12 per game) and fourth-worst in 3-point percentage (34.4%).
At home the Heat are better offensively, putting up 111.4 points per game, compared to 107.5 away. But they’re not as good defensively, allowing 110.2 points per game at home, and 109.3 on the road.
In their last 10 games, the Heat are averaging 111.7 points per game, 2.2 more than their season average (109.5).
Celtics Key Players to Watch
Heat Key Players to Watch
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