The Pacers and Celtics are set to face off at 7:30 ET on NBCS. The Celtics will host the game at TD Garden in Boston, MA. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 231.5 points, and the Celtics are favored to win at home against the Pacers.


The Pick: Indiana Pacers +11.5

This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 1st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-108 in favor of the Pacers.
  • Our projections have Tyrese Haliburton finishing with Tyrese Haliburton points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.9% and knocking down 12 threes.

Will the Pacers Find a Way to Win in Boston?

In their most recent game, the Pacers suffered a 112-105 defeat to the Bulls, resulting in their overall season record of 2-1.

Indiana’s leading scorer was Myles Turner, who contributed 20 points, while Tyrese Haliburton followed closely behind with 19 points. Turner’s shooting percentages stood at 6/14 from the field and 3/8 from three-point range, whereas Haliburton’s shooting percentages were 6/16 from the field and 1/8 from three-point range.

Looking at their most recent game, the Indiana Pacers managed to record 7 steals, achieve an effective field goal percentage of 47.7%, and had a possessions/pace of 101.43 on offense. They made 36 out of 88 field goal attempts, 24 out of 42 from two-point range, and 12 out of 46 from three-point range.

Indiana’s defense is coming off a game where they recorded 7 steals, 36 defensive rebounds, and allowed 112 points against the Bulls. Their defensive effort included 17 turnovers forced and 5 blocked shots.

Can the Boston Offense Score Enough at Home?

The Celtics’ previous game came against the Wizards, resulting in a 126-107 victory for Boston and bringing their overall record to 3-0.

Against Washington, the Celtics were led by Jaylen Brown, who scored 36 points, and Jayson Tatum, who contributed 33 points and 6 rebounds. Eugene Omoruyi was the second leading scorer for the Wizards with 14 points and 6 rebounds.

Looking at their most recent game, the Boston Celtics had a possessions/pace of 101.78. They achieved a field goal percentage of 50% by making 51 out of 102 field goal attempts. Furthermore, their three-point field goal percentage was 35.8% as they made 19 out of 53 three-point attempts.

Boston’s defense is coming off a game where they allowed 126 points against the Wizards, made 11 steals, forced 17 turnovers, blocked 6 shots, and collected 36 defensive rebounds.