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.
INDIANA PACERS VS BOSTON CELTICS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Pacers +11.5
This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 1st.
WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:
- 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.