Celtics vs. Heat: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Celtics vs. Heat: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Boston Celtics will face the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

These squads match up for the second straight game after the Heat beat the Celtics 111-105 on Friday. In the Heat’s victory, Jimmy Butler put up 27 points (and added eight rebounds and six assists), while Jayson Tatum scored 34 in the loss for the Celtics.

When is Celtics vs. Heat and when does it start?

This game between the Celtics and Heat is scheduled to tip off on Sunday, May 21, 2023. Be ready 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 FTX Arena for this matchup on May 21, and if you would like to see the action 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 vs. Heat Game Preview

Celtics Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Celtics have won 51 out of the 72 games, or 70.8%, in which they’ve been favored.

The 117.9 points per game the Celtics score are 8.1 more points than the Heat allow (109.8 points per game).

The Celtics knock down 16 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league), 4.4 more than their opponents (11.6).

The Celtics’ offense has been much better in home games (120.5 PPG) compared to away games (115.4 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better when playing at home (110.5 PPG allowed) compared to road games (112.4 PPG allowed).

On the offensive side of the ball, the Celtics have had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 112.4 points per contest over that span compared to the 117.9 they’ve put up over the course of this season.

Heat Stats, Odds & Insights

The Heat score 109.5 points per game (30th in NBA) and give up 109.8 (second in league) for a -26 scoring differential overall.

The Heat score an average of 109.5 points per game. That’s only 1.9 fewer points than the 111.4 the Celtics give up to opponents.

In 2022-23 the Heat are 16th in the league in 3-point makes (12 per game) and fourth-worst in 3-point percentage (34.4%).

The Heat average more points per game at home (111.4) than away (107.5), but also allow more at home (110.2) than away (109.3).

Over their last 10 games, the Heat are posting 110.7 points per game, 1.2 more than their season average (109.5).

Celtics Key Players to Watch

Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 74 30.1 8.8 4.6 1.1 0.7 3.2
Jaylen Brown 67 26.6 6.9 3.5 1.1 0.4 2.4
Malcolm Brogdon 67 14.9 4.2 3.7 0.7 0.3 2
Derrick White 82 12.4 3.6 3.9 0.7 0.9 1.8
Marcus Smart 61 11.5 3.1 6.3 1.5 0.4 1.9

Heat Key Players to Watch

Heat Leaders
Jimmy Butler 64 22.9 5.9 5.3 1.8 0.3 0.6
Bam Adebayo 75 20.4 9.2 3.2 1.2 0.8 0
Max Strus 80 11.5 3.2 2.1 0.5 0.2 2.5
Kyle Lowry 55 11.2 4.1 5.1 1 0.4 1.9
Victor Oladipo 42 10.7 3.1 3.5 1.4 0.3 1.7

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Author: Luis Escalante

Luis Escalante is a seasoned expert in NBA betting and Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. With over a decade of experience in sports analytics and a strong background in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting, Luis has become a well-respected and trusted authority in the industry. His extensive knowledge of data analysis and sports betting strategies has helped countless individuals make informed decisions and gain an edge in the competitive world of betting. Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014, Luis is committed to providing the highest quality insights and advice.