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  2. Bet Builder
  3. Odds
  4. Team Stats
  5. Player Stats
  6. Player Props
  7. Team News
  8. Lineups
  9. Injuries
  10. Rosters
  11. Standings
  12. Live Stream

Low-Scoring Contest On the Cards?

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Final: Indiana Pacers (47-35, sixth in the Eastern Conference) host Boston Celtics (64-18, first in the Eastern Conference). Game 3. The Celtics lead the series 2-0.

We’re going for a modest total when the Celtics clash with the Pacers. Under 222.5 points could be on the money and our prediction is currently available at odds of -110.

Celtics Have 7 Wins in Previous 10 H2H Matchups

Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers went head-to-head two nights ago and it was the Celtics who claimed a 126-110 win at TD Garden.

Jaylen Brown led the way for the Celtics with 40 points, while Jayson Tatum and Derrick White both scored 23. Pascal Siakam recorded 28 for the Pacers, with Andrew Nembhard racking up 16 and Obadiah Toppin 11.

The Celtics have won three on the spin against the Pacers. They’ve also claimed 7 victories in the past 10 head-to-head matchups.

Boston Celtics – Last 10 Games

The Celtics have 9 wins and 1 loss in the past 10 games. They are averaging 112.5 points, 44.9 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 5.6 steals and 4.3 blocks while shooting 48.7% from the field and 80.4% from the free-throw line. The opposition have an average of 100.0 points and 36.5 rebounds per matchup.

Jayson Tatum is averaging 25.1 points and 10.4 rebounds, Jrue Holiday 5.4 assists and Derrick White 3.8 (42.7%) 3-pointers.

Indiana Pacers – Last 10 Games

The Pacers have won 5 and lost 5 of their previous 10 contests. Averaging 116.5 points, 39.4 rebounds, 30.4 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 53.2% from the field and 76.3% from the free-throw line. Their opponents average 113.6 points and 40.7 rebounds.

Pascal Siakam is averaging 21.1 points and 6.9 rebounds, while Tyrese Haliburton has an average of 7.7 assist and 3.9 (40.6%) 3-pointers.

Confirmed Starting Lineups

Boston Celtics lineup: Jayson Tatum, Jrue Holiday, Jaylen Brown, Derrick White, Al Horford.

Indiana Pacers lineup: Andrew Nembhard, Aaron Nesmith, Ben Sheppard, Myles Turner, Pascal Siakam.

Expert NBA Analysis

The latest team news and current form are always useful information when it comes to providing basketball picks. It’s also important to pay attention to the available stats so that we can make the best NBA predictions.

Key Celtics vs Pacers stats:

  • The 222.5 line hasn’t been covered in any of the last 5 Celtics games on the road.
  • The 222.5 line hasn’t been covered in 8 of the last 10 Celtics games.
  • The 222.5 line hasn’t been covered in the last 7 Celtics games on the road.
  • The 222.5 line hasn’t been covered in 4 of the last 5 Pacers games at home.
  • The 222.5 line hasn’t been covered in the last 4 Pacers games at home.

We’re not convinced these NBA opponents are cumulatively going to produce enough points in relation to the total line. Therefore, we’re aiming to go Under 222.5 at -110.

If you’re wanting to go Under a certain points total but fancy bigger odds, the Match Result & Total lines could be a good option. You need the two combinations to work in your favor.

Under 222.5 Probability

The sportsbooks make it a 52.4% chance that our pick is settled as a winner. Our analysts think there’s a stronger chance of success and calculate the probability to be closer to 60%. It is therefore regarded as a value bet.

Celtics vs Pacers Prediction

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Player Props

Top Pick: Andrew Nembhard Under 6.5 Assists -159 bet365 logo

Andrew Nembhard (Pacers) has recorded Under 6.5 assists in 9 of the past 10 games. Taking a stats-based approach means we can back him with confidence to fall short of the line at odds of -159.


Jaylen Brown Under 26.5 Points -123 bet365 logo

Jaylen Brown (Celtics) has an average of 21.6 points in the past 5 games on the road. This is a telling statistic and we’re happy to back him to fall short of the line once again, with odds of -123 available.

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Bet Builder Tips

Totals Under 221.5
Spread Pacers +7
Player Assists Andrew Nembhard Under 6.5

We’ve compiled a same game parlay that includes Under 221.5, followed by Pacers +7 on the spread and to have assists.

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Correct Score Prediction

Celtics Celtics logo 112 - 107 Pacers logo Pacers

Rather than betting on the Celtics to win, there’s the alternative to try your luck when it comes to the correct score lines. Take a chance on a 112-107 victory in their favor.

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Odds

The odds and lines are updated on a frequent basis. You might therefore find that they are different to the ones listed for the betting predictions and bet builder tips.

Celtics Trading at Shorter Odds Than Pacers

With the sportsbooks giving them a 73% probability of winning this NBA game, Boston Celtics might be a popular parlay pick. That is reflected in their -270 Moneyline betting odds. For those wanting to oppose the market leader, you can get +220 about Indiana Pacers.

The current spread is 7 and total points is 221.5. Basketball bettors regularly enjoy the opportunity to wager on the Totals. There’s the chance to back Under 221.5 at -110.

If you’re keen on the Celtics reaching 20 points before their opponents, the favorites are -160 to oblige. Conversely, the Pacers can be backed at +130 to make this total first.

Whether you are betting pre-game or in-game, you can feast on hundreds of game lines and team props. The selections are practically endless and it’s great to have so many options.

Betting Lines & Odds

Jayson Tatum Favorite to Get Most Points

Jayson Tatum is the favorite to score most points. Odds of -111 can be found for him scoring Over 29.5 points and there is -119 for him to go Under.

Player Points

Jayson Tatum (Celtics)
Over 29.5
-111
Under 29.5
-119
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Jaylen Brown (Celtics)
Over 26.5
-108
Under 26.5
-123
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Pascal Siakam (Pacers)
Over 23.5
-114
Under 23.5
-116
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Myles Turner (Pacers)
Over 17.5
-103
Under 17.5
-128
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Player Assists

T.J. McConnell (Pacers)
Over 8.5
-106
Under 8.5
-125
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Andrew Nembhard (Pacers)
Over 6.5
+118
Under 6.5
-156
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Jayson Tatum (Celtics)
Over 5.5
+105
Under 5.5
-139
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Jrue Holiday (Celtics)
Over 5.5
-106
Under 5.5
-125
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Player Rebounds

Jayson Tatum (Celtics)
Over 9.5
-135
Under 9.5
+102
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Pascal Siakam (Pacers)
Over 8.5
+106
Under 8.5
-141
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Myles Turner (Pacers)
Over 7.5
-103
Under 7.5
-128
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Al Horford (Celtics)
Over 7.5
-109
Under 7.5
-122
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Micro Betting

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Last 5 & H2H

Team Stats

Latest regular season and playoff games stats.

Boston Celtics logo Boston Celtics Stats

Indiana Pacers logo Indiana Pacers Stats

Moneyline

  • 9 wins and 1 defeat in the last 10 games
  • 7 wins and 3 defeats in the last 10 games on the road

Moneyline

  • 4 wins and 6 defeats in the last 10 games
  • 9 wins and 1 defeat in the last 10 home games

Point Spread

Point Spread

Total Points

Total Points

Team Stats - Avg/Game

Team Stats - Avg/Game

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Team News

Boston Celtics Player Stats & Roster

Player GP MIN TP TA PTS AST 3P REB BLK STL
Jayson Tatum 13 40.27 338 75 26.0 5.8 2.0 10.2 0.8 1.1
Jrue Holiday 13 37.94 161 62 12.4 4.8 1.9 5.3 0.7 1.4
Jaylen Brown 13 36.14 321 35 24.7 2.7 1.8 6.2 0.5 0.9

Indiana Pacers Player Stats & Roster

Player GP MIN TP TA PTS AST 3P REB BLK STL
Pascal Siakam 16 35.21 348 61 21.8 3.8 0.9 7.4 0.5 0.8
Tyrese Haliburton 15 34.79 280 123 18.7 8.2 3.5 4.8 0.7 1.3
Myles Turner 16 32.68 281 35 17.6 2.2 2.3 6.8 1.6 0.6

Injuries & Suspensions

Boston Celtics Injury Table

Type
Name
Info
Kristaps Porzingis
Injured
Luke Kornet
Injured

Indiana Pacers Injury Table

Type
Name
Info
Bennedict Mathurin
Injured
Tyrese Haliburton
Injured

Starting Lineups

Indiana Pacers logo Indiana Pacers Confirmed Lineup
2 Andrew Nembhard
23 Aaron Nesmith
26 Ben Sheppard
33 Myles Turner
43 Pascal Siakam
Boston Celtics logo Boston Celtics Confirmed Lineup
0 Jayson Tatum
4 Jrue Holiday
7 Jaylen Brown
9 Derrick White
42 Al Horford

Previous Boston Celtics Lineups

25 May NBA Playoffs
Celtics 114-111 Pacers
23 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 110-126 Celtics
21 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 128-133 Celtics
15 May NBA Playoffs
Cavaliers 98-113 Celtics
13 May NBA Playoffs
Celtics 109-102 Cavaliers
11 May NBA Playoffs
Celtics 106-93 Cavaliers
09 May NBA Playoffs
Cavaliers 118-94 Celtics
07 May NBA Playoffs
Cavaliers 95-120 Celtics
01 May NBA Playoffs
Heat 84-118 Celtics
29 Apr NBA Playoffs
Celtics 102-88 Heat

Previous Indiana Pacers Lineups

25 May NBA Playoffs
Celtics 114-111 Pacers
23 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 110-126 Celtics
21 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 128-133 Celtics
19 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 130-109 Knicks
17 May NBA Playoffs
Knicks 103-116 Pacers
14 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 91-121 Knicks
12 May NBA Playoffs
Knicks 89-121 Pacers
10 May NBA Playoffs
Knicks 106-111 Pacers
08 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 121-130 Knicks
06 May NBA Playoffs
Pacers 117-121 Knicks

NBA Standings Select Season

East Atlantic W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Celtics 64 18 0.78 120.6 109.2 11.4 37-4 27-14 15-2 41-11 7-3 2W
Knicks 50 32 0.61 112.8 108.2 4.6 27-14 23-18 12-5 35-17 6-4 5W
76ers 47 35 0.573 114.6 111.5 3.1 25-16 22-19 8-8 31-21 8-2 8W
Nets 32 50 0.39 110.4 113.3 -2.9 20-21 12-29 5-11 24-28 5-5 2L
Raptors 25 57 0.305 112.4 118.8 -6.4 14-27 11-30 1-15 18-34 2-8 4L
East Central W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Bucks 49 33 0.598 119 116.4 2.6 31-11 18-22 10-7 34-18 3-7 2L
Cavaliers 48 34 0.585 112.6 110.2 2.4 26-15 22-19 11-5 31-21 4-6 1L
Pacers 47 35 0.573 123.3 120.2 3.1 26-15 21-20 11-6 32-20 7-3 1W
Bulls 39 43 0.476 112.3 113.7 -1.4 20-21 19-22 7-9 22-29 5-5 1L
Pistons 14 68 0.171 109.9 119 -9.1 7-33 7-35 2-14 10-41 2-8 1L
East Southeast W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Magic 47 35 0.573 110.5 108.4 2.1 29-12 18-23 9-7 32-20 5-5 1W
Heat 46 36 0.561 110.1 108.4 1.7 22-19 24-17 13-3 32-20 7-3 2W
Hawks 36 46 0.439 118.3 120.5 -2.2 21-20 15-26 8-8 22-30 3-7 6L
Hornets 21 61 0.256 106.6 116.8 -10.2 11-30 10-31 6-10 14-38 3-7 1W
Wizards 15 67 0.183 113.7 123 -9.3 7-34 8-33 4-12 11-41 1-9 6L
West Northwest W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Thunder 57 25 0.695 120.1 112.7 7.4 33-8 24-17 12-4 36-16 7-3 5W
Nuggets 57 25 0.695 114.9 109.6 5.3 33-8 24-17 10-6 33-19 6-4 1W
Timberwolves 56 26 0.683 113 106.5 6.5 30-11 26-15 12-4 37-15 6-4 1L
Jazz 31 51 0.378 115.7 120.5 -4.8 21-20 10-31 5-11 16-36 2-8 1L
Trail Blazers 21 61 0.256 106.4 115.4 -9 11-30 10-31 1-15 8-44 2-8 5L
West Pacific W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Clippers 51 31 0.622 115.6 112.3 3.3 25-16 26-15 9-7 30-22 6-4 3L
Suns 49 33 0.598 116.2 113.2 3 25-16 24-17 9-9 29-23 7-3 3W
Lakers 47 35 0.573 118 117.4 0.6 28-14 19-21 7-10 27-25 7-3 2W
Kings 46 36 0.561 116.6 114.8 1.8 24-17 22-19 10-7 30-22 4-6 1W
Warriors 46 36 0.561 117.8 115.2 2.6 21-20 25-16 7-9 26-26 8-2 1W
West Southwest W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Mavericks 50 32 0.61 117.9 115.6 2.3 25-16 25-16 11-5 31-21 7-3 2L
Pelicans 49 33 0.598 115.1 110.7 4.4 21-19 28-14 9-7 30-22 5-5 1L
Rockets 41 41 0.5 114.3 113.2 1.1 27-14 14-27 9-7 28-24 4-6 2W
Grizzlies 27 55 0.329 105.8 112.8 -7 9-32 18-23 8-8 14-37 3-7 5L
Spurs 22 60 0.268 112.1 118.6 -6.5 12-29 10-31 3-13 14-37 6-4 2W
Eastern Conference W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Celtics 64 18 0.78 120.6 109.2 11.4 37-4 27-14 15-2 41-11 7-3 2W
Knicks 50 32 0.61 112.8 108.2 4.6 27-14 23-18 12-5 35-17 6-4 5W
Bucks 49 33 0.598 119 116.4 2.6 31-11 18-22 10-7 34-18 3-7 2L
Cavaliers 48 34 0.585 112.6 110.2 2.4 26-15 22-19 11-5 31-21 4-6 1L
Magic 47 35 0.573 110.5 108.4 2.1 29-12 18-23 9-7 32-20 5-5 1W
Pacers 47 35 0.573 123.3 120.2 3.1 26-15 21-20 11-6 32-20 7-3 1W
76ers 47 35 0.573 114.6 111.5 3.1 25-16 22-19 8-8 31-21 8-2 8W
Heat 46 36 0.561 110.1 108.4 1.7 22-19 24-17 13-3 32-20 7-3 2W
Bulls 39 43 0.476 112.3 113.7 -1.4 20-21 19-22 7-9 22-29 5-5 1L
Hawks 36 46 0.439 118.3 120.5 -2.2 21-20 15-26 8-8 22-30 3-7 6L
Nets 32 50 0.39 110.4 113.3 -2.9 20-21 12-29 5-11 24-28 5-5 2L
Raptors 25 57 0.305 112.4 118.8 -6.4 14-27 11-30 1-15 18-34 2-8 4L
Hornets 21 61 0.256 106.6 116.8 -10.2 11-30 10-31 6-10 14-38 3-7 1W
Wizards 15 67 0.183 113.7 123 -9.3 7-34 8-33 4-12 11-41 1-9 6L
Pistons 14 68 0.171 109.9 119 -9.1 7-33 7-35 2-14 10-41 2-8 1L
Western Conference W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Thunder 57 25 0.695 120.1 112.7 7.4 33-8 24-17 12-4 36-16 7-3 5W
Nuggets 57 25 0.695 114.9 109.6 5.3 33-8 24-17 10-6 33-19 6-4 1W
Timberwolves 56 26 0.683 113 106.5 6.5 30-11 26-15 12-4 37-15 6-4 1L
Clippers 51 31 0.622 115.6 112.3 3.3 25-16 26-15 9-7 30-22 6-4 3L
Mavericks 50 32 0.61 117.9 115.6 2.3 25-16 25-16 11-5 31-21 7-3 2L
Pelicans 49 33 0.598 115.1 110.7 4.4 21-19 28-14 9-7 30-22 5-5 1L
Suns 49 33 0.598 116.2 113.2 3 25-16 24-17 9-9 29-23 7-3 3W
Lakers 47 35 0.573 118 117.4 0.6 28-14 19-21 7-10 27-25 7-3 2W
Kings 46 36 0.561 116.6 114.8 1.8 24-17 22-19 10-7 30-22 4-6 1W
Warriors 46 36 0.561 117.8 115.2 2.6 21-20 25-16 7-9 26-26 8-2 1W
Rockets 41 41 0.5 114.3 113.2 1.1 27-14 14-27 9-7 28-24 4-6 2W
Jazz 31 51 0.378 115.7 120.5 -4.8 21-20 10-31 5-11 16-36 2-8 1L
Grizzlies 27 55 0.329 105.8 112.8 -7 9-32 18-23 8-8 14-37 3-7 5L
Spurs 22 60 0.268 112.1 118.6 -6.5 12-29 10-31 3-13 14-37 6-4 2W
Trail Blazers 21 61 0.256 106.4 115.4 -9 11-30 10-31 1-15 8-44 2-8 5L
NBA W L PCT PPG OPP PPG DIFF Home Road Div Conf Last 10 Strk
Celtics 64 18 0.78 120.6 109.2 11.4 37-4 27-14 15-2 41-11 7-3 2W
Thunder 57 25 0.695 120.1 112.7 7.4 33-8 24-17 12-4 36-16 7-3 5W
Nuggets 57 25 0.695 114.9 109.6 5.3 33-8 24-17 10-6 33-19 6-4 1W
Timberwolves 56 26 0.683 113 106.5 6.5 30-11 26-15 12-4 37-15 6-4 1L
Clippers 51 31 0.622 115.6 112.3 3.3 25-16 26-15 9-7 30-22 6-4 3L
Mavericks 50 32 0.61 117.9 115.6 2.3 25-16 25-16 11-5 31-21 7-3 2L
Knicks 50 32 0.61 112.8 108.2 4.6 27-14 23-18 12-5 35-17 6-4 5W
Bucks 49 33 0.598 119 116.4 2.6 31-11 18-22 10-7 34-18 3-7 2L
Suns 49 33 0.598 116.2 113.2 3 25-16 24-17 9-9 29-23 7-3 3W
Pelicans 49 33 0.598 115.1 110.7 4.4 21-19 28-14 9-7 30-22 5-5 1L
Cavaliers 48 34 0.585 112.6 110.2 2.4 26-15 22-19 11-5 31-21 4-6 1L
Pacers 47 35 0.573 123.3 120.2 3.1 26-15 21-20 11-6 32-20 7-3 1W
Lakers 47 35 0.573 118 117.4 0.6 28-14 19-21 7-10 27-25 7-3 2W
76ers 47 35 0.573 114.6 111.5 3.1 25-16 22-19 8-8 31-21 8-2 8W
Magic 47 35 0.573 110.5 108.4 2.1 29-12 18-23 9-7 32-20 5-5 1W
Warriors 46 36 0.561 117.8 115.2 2.6 21-20 25-16 7-9 26-26 8-2 1W
Kings 46 36 0.561 116.6 114.8 1.8 24-17 22-19 10-7 30-22 4-6 1W
Heat 46 36 0.561 110.1 108.4 1.7 22-19 24-17 13-3 32-20 7-3 2W
Rockets 41 41 0.5 114.3 113.2 1.1 27-14 14-27 9-7 28-24 4-6 2W
Bulls 39 43 0.476 112.3 113.7 -1.4 20-21 19-22 7-9 22-29 5-5 1L
Hawks 36 46 0.439 118.3 120.5 -2.2 21-20 15-26 8-8 22-30 3-7 6L
Nets 32 50 0.39 110.4 113.3 -2.9 20-21 12-29 5-11 24-28 5-5 2L
Jazz 31 51 0.378 115.7 120.5 -4.8 21-20 10-31 5-11 16-36 2-8 1L
Grizzlies 27 55 0.329 105.8 112.8 -7 9-32 18-23 8-8 14-37 3-7 5L
Raptors 25 57 0.305 112.4 118.8 -6.4 14-27 11-30 1-15 18-34 2-8 4L
Spurs 22 60 0.268 112.1 118.6 -6.5 12-29 10-31 3-13 14-37 6-4 2W
Hornets 21 61 0.256 106.6 116.8 -10.2 11-30 10-31 6-10 14-38 3-7 1W
Trail Blazers 21 61 0.256 106.4 115.4 -9 11-30 10-31 1-15 8-44 2-8 5L
Wizards 15 67 0.183 113.7 123 -9.3 7-34 8-33 4-12 11-41 1-9 6L
Pistons 14 68 0.171 109.9 119 -9.1 7-33 7-35 2-14 10-41 2-8 1L