East Conf Finals Total of the Year NBA 10*
(NBA) Boston vs. Miami, 05/19/2022 8:30 PM, Score: 127 - 102
Total: 207.50 | -105.00 Over
Result: Win
ASA top play on 10* OVER 207.5 Boston Celtics @ Miami Heat, Game 2 Thursday, 8:30 PM ET - The pace of play in Game 1 was extremely slow with only 159 field goal attempts but the big reason the game went Over the total was the volume of free throws by both teams and 3-pointers attempted and made. In Game 1 these two teams attempted 66 free throws which is 22 more than league average for an NBA game. As we predicted in G1 the Celtics would not shoot as well from Downtown against Miami as they did against the Bucks, and they hit just 11 of 34 3PT attempts. We expect adjustments here and a slightly better shooting night in Game 2 from Boston. Miami, who the best 3-point shooting team in the league, had an off night from beyond the arc, hitting just 10 of 30. The Heat should settle in and have a better night from distance in G2. These two teams combined for 225 total points in the opener and that’s with Boston scoring only 14 points in the 3rd. Miami’s home games in the playoffs have averaged 209.5PPG. Boston’s road playoff games have averaged 216 total points. Both teams are in the top half of the league in 3-point attempts which will help this game get Over the number in Game 2.