NBA Matchups  >>  Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Preview 03/18/2013

 
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The Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at TD Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Heat listed as 6-point favorites versus the Celtics, while the game's total is sitting at 190.
The Heat were a 108-91 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Raptors. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (199) made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, Boston was a 105-88 winner at home against the Bobcats. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (193) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Miami:
Team record: 51-14 SU, 35-30 ATS
Current streak: won 22 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road

When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a win are 10-0

Boston:
Team record: 36-29 SU, 31-31-3 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Miami
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing New Orleans are 5-5
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 6-4


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Miami at Cleveland, Wednesday, March 20
Boston at New Orleans, Wednesday, March 20