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Celtics vs Pacers Betting Matchup Report

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Jan 27, 7:30 PM | TD Garden

Indiana Pacers vs Boston Celtics Odds

12-5TEAM RECORD8-9

TD Garden features an NBA battle between the host Boston Celtics and the visiting Indiana Pacers in betting action on Friday.

The Celtics sit at 8-9 (9-8 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Pacers are currently 12-5 (10-7 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 6-11 OU, and Indiana is 6-11 OU.

View Indiana vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Celtics rated this week at No. 24 and the Pacers sitting at No. 14. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 94-92 result in favor of the Celtics today.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Boston's No. 29-rated squad against Indiana's No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Boston rates No. 17 in the league with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 5.5 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Pacers own the league's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 92.9 points per game when on the road. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in home scoring.

In their last action, Indiana was a 95-90 winner on the road against the Bulls. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Pacers grabbed a 95-90 win over the Bulls on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Danny Granger at United Center.

The Celtics were a 91-83 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Magic. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (174) made winners of OVER bettors. Boston got 24 points and 10 assists from Paul Pierce en route to a 91-83 victory over Orlando on Thursday at Amway Center.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Pacers at Celtics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana at Orlando, Sunday, January 29
Boston home to Cleveland, Sunday, January 29

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