Pacers vs Celtics Betting Matchup Report

Boston Celtics Indiana Pacers
22-41 March 11, 2014, 07:00 | Bankers Life Fieldhouse 46-17

The visiting Celtics hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Bankers Life Fieldhouse against the Pacers.

This season the Pacers are 46-17 overall and 33-29-1 ATS against the number, while the Celtics are 22-41 and 31-31-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Indiana is 28-33-2 on the OU, and Boston is 26-37.

View Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Pacers as -12-point Favorite in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 194 earlier at GTbets.eu.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Pacers) and the No. 17 (Celtics) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-86 result in favor of the Pacers is predicted by handicapping models.

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In their last action, Boston was a 118-111 winner at home against the Pistons. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (229) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Boston got 27 points from Jeff Green en route to a 118-111 victory over Detroit on Sunday at TD Garden.

The Pacers were a 105-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (199) made winners of OVER bettors. Paul George poured in 27 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds in a losing cause for Indiana on Sunday, as the Mavericks rolled to a 105-94 victory over Indiana at American Airlines Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Celtics rank No. 15 in the league with 43.02 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 6 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is the NBA’s No. 22-ranked team at 6.81 per game, while the Celtics rate No. 24 with 6.49 per contest.

A few Celtics at Pacers trends to consider:
Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Indiana is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Indiana is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 9 games
Indiana is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to New York, Wednesday, March 12th
Indiana at Philadelphia, Friday, March 14th

 

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