Boston Celtics and Miami Heat will meet again tonight at 7:00 pm ET for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2020 NBA playoffs. Here, you'll find everything there is to know about the game: head-to-head, match information, preview, and how to watch this exciting game.
The Boston Celtics had a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter before the Miami Heat rallied back to take a late-game lead. Then, a dubious foul before an inbound helped Boston tied the game to send it to overtime.
Miami's tough defense opened up a lot of lanes in overtime and Jimmy Butler carried the load for Erik Spoelstra's team. Then, Bam Adebayo sealed a 117-114 win with one of the biggest blocks in the history of the playoffs.
Head-To-Head: Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat
Throughout the course of history, Miami Heat and Boston Celtics have met 18 times in the NBA playoffs. Thus far, the Heat holds a 10-8 lead in those meetings, including a triumph on their last matchup in the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals.
Match Information: Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat
Date: Thursday, Sep 17, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET, 4:00 p.m. PT
Location: HP Field House, Orlando
Gordon Hayward: Ankle, Out indefinitely
Vincent Poirier: Personal, Day-to-day
Javonte Green: Knee, Targeting late-September
Chris Silva: Pelvis, Out indefinitely
Gabe Vincent: Shoulder, Day-to-day
Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Game 2: Predictions And Odds
It seems like oddsmakers are expecting the Boston Celtics to even things out in Game 2, as they enter the game as 2-point favorites. They're also expecting another low-scoring affair, with the game total projected at 208.5 points.
|Handicap||Celtics -2||Celtics -2|
|Game Total||o/u 208.5||o/u 208.0|
* Odds via DraftKings & FanDuel
How Can I Watch Or Live Stream Free Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Game 2 In The U.S?
Game 2: Thursday, September 17, 7:00 PM (ET), 4:00 PM (PT), Miami Heat at Boston Celtics: ESPN, ESPN Radio, ESPN app, and NBA League Pass.
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