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Boston Celtics Betting Favorite by -1 Against Indiana Pacers on Thursday

Boston pays a visit to Indiana on Thursday, hoping to send the Pacers to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Indiana Pacers opened as 1-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 208.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 103-102 result in favor of the Pacers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana Pacers currently sport a record of 15-15, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-18 ATS. The Boston Celtics are 16-12 and 16-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pacers post a 16-14 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Celtics have gone 10-18 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Indiana vs Boston injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 5-rated Boston Celtics taking on the No. 26-rated Indiana Pacers in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Indiana's No. 14-ranked offense (104.53 PPG) against a Boston Celtics defense that ranks No. 10 at 102.54 PPG. The Indiana Pacers have averaged 45.35% from the field per game, more than the Boston Celtics have managed so far this NBA season (44.63% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston got 44 points from Isaiah Thomas en route to a 112-109 victory over Memphis on Tuesday at FedExForum.

Indiana got 21 points from Thaddeus Young but lost anyway 118-111 against the Knicks on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Boston's last 22 games
  • Boston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Indiana is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games
  • Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Oklahoma City, Friday, December 23rd
Indiana at Chicago, Monday, December 26th

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