The Miami Heat lead the Eastern Conference Finals 3-1 over the Boston Celtics heading into Game 6 on Sunday. The Celtics staved off elimination with a 121-108 win over the Heat in Game 5 on Friday. Boston will head into a similar situation in the NBA bubble to close out the weekend. Will the Celtics be able to shake off the Heat again and extend the series to seven games? Let’s get you ready for Game 6.
Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming
Game 6 on Sunday will take place at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN and will be streaming on the Watch ESPN app.
Point Spread, Totals, Odds
Spread: Celtics -3.5
Moneyline: Celtics (-155), Heat (+130)
The Best Bet: Celtics ML and over point total (+225)
Usually when we think the Heat aren’t good on the ML or spread, they come out and win. I think this situation is much different and the team they’re facing is much tougher. The Celtics looked great in the elimination game and I have a feeling we see Game 7. If that’s the case, in each of the Celtics two wins in the conference finals, the over has hit. The over has also hit in four of five games in the series. You can get some added juice parlaying the Celtics ML with the over as opposed to betting Boston on the ML or spread. The Heat ML and the under parlayed is +335, which has some appeal to me as well.
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