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


In Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics will meet the Miami Heat.

The Celtics will look for another victory over the Heat after a 116-99 win on Tuesday. Jayson Tatum led the way with a team-high 33 points in the win for the Celtics, while Jimmy Butler put up 29 points in the loss for the Heat.

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

This contest between the Celtics and Heat will happen on Thursday, May 25, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 8:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Celtics vs. Heat

The Celtics and Heat will hit the floor at TD Garden for this matchup on May 25, and if you want to catch the game 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 8.1 more points per contest (117.9) than the Heat surrender (109.8).

The Celtics connect on 16 three-pointers per game (second-most in the league) at a 37.6% rate (sixth-best in the NBA), compared to the 11.6 per game their opponents make at a 34.5% rate.

In the 2022-23 season, the Celtics score 5.1 more points per home game on average than on the road (120.5 at home, 115.4 on the road), but are allowing 1.9 fewer points per home game compared to road games (110.5 at home, 112.4 on the road).

The Celtics have been scoring 109.9 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s significantly lower than the 117.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Heat Stats, Odds & Insights

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

The Heat score just 1.9 fewer points per game (109.5) than the Celtics give up on average (111.4).

Beyond the arc, the Heat are 16th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (12). They are fourth-worst in 3-point percentage at 34.4%.

The Heat put up more points per game at home (111.4) than on the road (107.5), but also allow more at home (110.2) than away (109.3).

The Heat have fared worse offensively in their previous 10 games, generating 108.7 points per contest, 0.8 fewer points their than season average of 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

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