Boston takes on Miami, looks for 8th straight home win
Boston; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Boston will try to keep its seven-game home win streak alive when the Celtics play Miami.
The Celtics have gone 9-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. Boston averages 46.6 rebounds per game and is 6-3 when outrebounded by opponents.
The Heat are 10-1 in Eastern Conference play. Miami has a 10-3 record in games decided by 10 points or more.
The Celtics and Heat match up Wednesday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Heat: 8-2, averaging 112 points, 45.6 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.8 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.7 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105 points on 43.5 percent shooting.
Celtics: 6-4, averaging 108.3 points, 46.7 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 9.6 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.2 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.9 points on 44.6 percent shooting.