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| On Updated : Sep 17, 2020 4:17 PM IST

BOS vs MIA Dream11 Match Prediction Basketball, NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat, 18 September

BOS vs MIA Dream11 Prediction, NBA Playoffs: Bam Adebayo's block on Jayson Tatum was so good, and clutch that 5-time NBA champion Magic Johnson labelled it as the best defensive play he has ever seen in the playoffs. Though it is a bit exaggerated to some degrees, it was super clutch, nonetheless, and came at a time had Tatum finished the shot, the match would have gone into 2nd overtime. Courtesy of that block, Heat survived and won 117-114 in overtime to take a 1-0 lead in the series. The second game of the series will be played at AdventHealth Arena, in Orlando, Florida, on Friday morning (IST).

BOS vs MIA Dream 11 Prediction: Boston Celtics had their moments though. They started hot, winning the first quarter 26-18 and had a 12-point lead going into the fourth quarter. But the Miami Heat refused to give up. They came hard at the Celtics in the fourth quarter, more vibrant and precise on both ends, and forced the overtime after outscoring Celtics 35-23 in fourth quarter.

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BOS vs MIA Dream11 Basketball Match Season match-up:
Boston Celtics | Miami Heat
Games: 72 | 739
Wins: 48 | 44
Defeats: 24 | 29

BOS vs MIA Dream11 Match Prediction Match Basics:

Host: Boston Celtics
Visitors: Miami Heat
Match Timing: September 18, @ 04:30 AM
Venue: AdventHealth Arena

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Dream11 Grand League Tips: Key Players:

Jayson Tatum: Celtics' best hope at the moment. Be it the defence or the offence, he is ticking all the boxes in the playoffs. The 23-year-old forward clocked yet another double-double for the Celtics, scoring 30 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in game-1 against the Heat. He is a sure-shot option for the super player role in this Dream11 Basketball fantasy basketball match.
Points Per Game: 25.7
Rebounds Per Game: 10.4
Assists Per Game: 4.3
Steals Per Game: 1.0
Blocks Per Game: 1.3

Jimmy Butler: Hit the game-winning shot in game-1. Butler has been super clutch in the playoffs, and the last game was another reminder that he can carry the team on his shoulders. Butler had 20 points, 5 rebounds and as many assists in the first match against the Celtics.
Points Per Game: 21.6
Rebounds Per Game: 5.5
Assists Per Game: 4.3
Steals Per Game: 2.1
Blocks Per Game: 0.5

Bam Adebayo: Hogged the limelight after producing a super-block on Jayson Tatum in the dying second of the overtime. Adebayo has been a revelation this season. He is now one of the best two-way players in the NBA. Adebayo had 18 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds in the last match.
Points Per Game: 16.4
Rebounds Per Game: 11.1
Assists Per Game: 5.2
Steals Per Game: 0.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.9

Goran Dragic: Led the scoring for the Heat in game-1 against the Celtics after scoring 29 points. He is the leading offensive player for the Heat in the playoffs. He is a super value.
Points Per Game: 21.9
Rebounds Per Game: 4.7
Assists Per Game: 4.6
Steals Per Game: 1.1
Blocks Per Game: 0.2

Jaylen Brown: Scored 17 points and had 5 rebounds and 2 assists in game-1. But he can certainly do better and is a good option to have on the team.
Points Per Game: 20.7

Rebounds Per Game: 7.4
Assists Per Game: 2.0
Steals Per Game: 1.5
Blocks Per Game: 0.6

Marcus Smart: He was quiet on the defensive side in game-1 but let his offence talking after scoring 26 points. Smart is one of the best defensive players in the league at the moment.
Points Per Game: 14.2
Rebounds Per Game: 5.3
Assists Per Game: 3.9
Steals Per Game: 1.2
Blocks Per Game: 0.5

Kemba Walker: Not as good in game-1 as he can be, but the former Charlotte Hornets superstar is more the capable of producing monstrous numbers in any game.
Points Per Game: 19.6
Rebounds Per Game: 4.0
Assists Per Game: 5.3
Steals Per Game: 1.0
Blocks Per Game: 0.5

Game Changers:

  • Tyler Herro: He was sensational from the 3-point ranger and played good defence as well. Herro clocked a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds and had 9 assists as well.
  • Jae Crowder: His shooting has been exceptional from the arc. He scored 22 points in the last match.
  • Brad Wanamaker: Touched the double-digit mark from the bench in the last match.

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Dream11 Prediction Basketball Today Match Team News:

Boston Celtics team news:
Status out: Vincent Poirier and Javonte Green both will miss the match for the Celtics.
Status Questionable: Gordon Hayward has been upgraded to questionable for game-2, which means, he could play if he passes the late fitness test. The former Utah Jazz suffered a knee injury in the first-round series against the Indiana Pacers.

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Miami Heat team news:
Status out: Chris Silva remains sidelined due to an injury and will miss the match.
Status Questionable: No other injury concerns for Heat ahead of game-1 with players who played game-1 available for selection.

Dream11 Teams Starting Five:

Boston Celtics:

PF: Jaylon Brown
SF: Jayson Tatum
C: Daniel Theis
PG: Kemba Walker
SG: Marcus Smart

Miami Heat:
PF: Jimmy Butler
SF: Jae Crowder
C: Bam Adebayo
PG: Goran Dragic
SG: Duncan Robinson

Likely to feature from the bench:

Boston Celtics: Semi Ojeleye, Romeo Langford, Grant Williams, Brad Wanamaker, Enes Kanter
Miami Heat: Kelly Olynyk, Tyler Herro, Kendrick Nunn, Andre Iguodala, Derrick Jones Jr.

BOS vs MIA Dream11 Teams Prediction:

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BOS vs MIA Dream11 Today Match Prediction:

Boston Celtics had the lead in game-1 but failed to close out the match. This is that stage in the season where players are defined by how they tackle their nerve and anxiety during pressure cooking situations. Miami Heat were the clear winners in that regard as superstar Jimmy Butler scored the winning shot, while Bam Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum‘s dunk which would have tied the game in overtime. Celtics are not a bad team. They are here on merits but they can't afford to fall behind by two games. Not against this Heat team full of street fighters. The Greens have to win this game but it won't be easy against a Heat team that has lost only once in the playoffs this season. We back Jimmy Butler and Co to win this match.

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