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Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Prediction & Betting Tips 11/1/2023

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Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers 11/1/2023:
  • We like the Pacers on the moneyline (+471)
  • The Pacers are also our pick on the spread at +11.5
  • Our NBA model projects 218 points, and we suggest taking the under

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Preview

Looking to win big? The Pacers and Celtics face off at 7:30 ET on NBCS. The Celtics are hosting the game at TD Garden in Boston, MA.

The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Celtics as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 231.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Boston Celtics – Indiana Pacers odds

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times that the Celtics have hosted the Pacers, they have an above .500 record at 3-2. Going back to the last five head-to-head games between the Celtics and Pacers, the over/under record in these games is 3-2 with a combined average of 241 points per contest.

  • Across their ten previous road games, Indiana has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 118 points per game.
  • Although Boston has a straight up record of 8-2 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 113 points per game in these games.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Pacers have gone 4-5-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 3-7.
  • Through their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Celtics have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 1-4.

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Prediction

The Pacers’ previous game came against the Bulls, resulting in a loss with a score of 112-105. As a result, their overall record is now 2-1.

Leading the Pacers against the Bulls, Myles Turner recorded 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 3 assists, while Tyrese Haliburton contributed with 19 points, 5 rebounds, and an impressive 13 assists.

On defense against the Bulls, the Indiana Pacers recorded 17 turnovers and 5 blocked shots, while allowing 112 points. Consequently, the Pacers lost the game 112-105, resulting in a 2-1 overall record.

Boston is coming off a win against the Wizards with a score of 126-107 in their most recent game, bringing their overall record to 3-0.

Against Washington, the Celtics were led by Jaylen Brown, who scored 36 points and became Boston’s top scorer. Jayson Tatum, the second highest scorer, contributed 33 points and 6 rebounds.

On the defensive end of the floor, the Celtics showcased an impressive performance in their most recent game, forcing 17 turnovers, blocking 6 shots, and allowing 107 points. This defensive prowess played a crucial role in the Celtics’ 126-107 victory against the Washington Wizards.

Even though they are considered 11.5-point underdogs, our projection points to a 110-108 win for the Pacers.

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Betting Tips

  • We like the Pacers on the moneyline (+471)
  • The Pacers are also our pick on the spread at +11.5
  • Our NBA model projects 218 points, and we suggest taking the under

Boston Celtics Injury Report

  • Neemias Queta – Foot – Doubtful

Indiana Pacers Injury Report

  • Jalen Smith – Knee – Questionable
  • Tyrese Haliburton – Ankle – Questionable
  • Bennedict Mathurin – Elbow – Questionable


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