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NBA Odds Wednesday: Heat vs. Celtics Drawing Sharp Betting Action

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  • Sharp and square bettors are in complete disagreement regarding Game 1 of Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics on Wednesday, May 17.
  • Updated NBA odds show the Celtics as big spread favorites against the Heat and an over/under of 213.
  • Below we detail the smartest NBA pick for Heat vs. Celtics on Wednesday night.

NBA Odds: Heat vs. Celtics

Heat Odds+8.5
Celtics Odds-8.5
Heat Moneyline+295
Celtics Moneyline-370
DateWednesday, May 17
Time8:30 p.m. ET

*Odds as of Wednesday night

Game 1 of the 2023 Eastern Conference Finals gets underway on Wednesday night with the Miami Heat visiting the Boston Celtics.

Unsurprisingly, Boston is an 8.5-point favorite against Miami according to the latest Heat vs. Celtics odds, but what’s much more interesting is how the public is picking Game 1.

Recreational bettors are lining up on one side of Heat vs. Celtics, while wiseguys are pounding the other, setting up a classic case of sharps vs. squares.

So, which NBA pick are the pros making for the Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 spread?

I’m glad you asked.

NBA Pick: Heat vs. Celtics

The Action Network’s NBA public betting data and sharp action indicators help us decipher tonight’s trends.

Seventy-nine percent of tickets are taking the points with Miami, revealing that casual bettors are overwhelmingly backing the underdog in Game 1.