Celtics vs Pacers Betting odds and wagering prediction for this game set for May 23, 2024. Place a bet on this NBA basketball game now.

Game 2 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals begins tonight, with the Indiana Pacers aiming to rebound from their Game 1 loss to the Boston Celtics and even the series on the road. The Celtics took advantage of several Pacers late-game blunders in Game 1 to win on their home court. Boston has failed to win a Game 2 in the postseason.

Celtics vs Pacers Betting Odds

Here are the Celtics vs Pacers Betting odds:

INDIANA PACERS +9 +320 Over 224.5
BOSTON CELTICS -9 -400 Under 224.5

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Celtics vs Pacers Betting Prediction

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Indiana Pacers Betting Prediction

Here is the Celtics vs Pacers Betting prediction for Indiana.

Game 1 was a loss for the Pacers, with a score of 133-128 in overtime. At the end of the game, Indiana had a field goal percentage of 53.5% (53 of 99), and they made 13 of 35 shots from beyond the arc. Nine out of ten attempts at free throws were successful for the Pacers, giving them a percentage of 90.0%.

In total, they grabbed 44 rebounds, with 10 of those being offensive. In addition to committing 14 turnovers and stealing 8 balls, they also contributed 38 assists to the team’s success. Indiana’s defense enabled the opposition side to shoot 47.5% from the floor on 47 of 99 tries, which indicated that they were successful. This game ended with Boston having a total of 30 assists and 11 steals accumulated.

Furthermore, Boston had four blocks and 43 rebounds, with 13 offensive rebounds and 30 defensive rebounds. When it came to free throws, Boston had an 80.0% success rate, making 24 of their 30 tries. They made 15 of their 45 shots from beyond the arc, and they were successful. In the end, the Pacers committed 23 personal fouls, while the Celtics committed 15 of their own.

In the competition, Tyrese Haliburton displayed an outstanding performance. At the end of the game, Haliburton finished with a shooting percentage of 44.4% and 10 assists combined. He was on the court for forty minutes and grabbed three rebounds throughout that time. In the end, he finished with 25 points after shooting 8 of 18 shots.

In this particular matchup, Indiana comes in with a record of 47-35. With a shooting percentage of 50.7% from the field, they have the best average in basketball, scoring 123.3 points per game. The Pacers are performing well from the free throw line, making 78.2% of their shots and connecting on 37.4% of their long-range shots (1,082 of 2,891).

Indiana leads the National Basketball Association (NBA) in terms of passing the ball based on their average of 41.5 rebounds per game and their total of 2,522 assists for the season. Every game, they commit 12.9 turnovers of the ball, and they have a total of 21.4 personal fouls committed by the squad each night.

The Pacers are able to cause 13.9 turnovers per game and draw 18.3 personal fouls a game when they are on the defensive end. They rank 27th in the NBA in opponent points per game (120.2) and enable players to make 36.5% of their 3-point tries.

The Pacers are a basketball team that give up 43.4 rebounds per game and allow a shooting percentage of 49.6% (3,653 of 7,361) to its opponents. They have given up 2,020 assists so far this season, which places them in fourth place in the basketball rankings in terms of assists allowed during the current season.

Boston Celtics Betting Prediction

Now we have the Celtics vs Pacers Betting prediction for Boston.

With a total of 43 rebounds, the Celtics had a total of 30 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds in the first game of the series. Furthermore, they recorded a total of 14 turnovers and 11 steals during this game. During the course of this game, the Pacers committed 23 personal fouls, which resulted in the Celtics having to take 30 shots from the free throw line.

The rate at which they were able to produce 24 of them was eighty percent. When it came to shooting from beyond the arc, Boston was successful 15 times out of 45 times, which is 33.3%. At the time that the final buzzer sounded, the Celtics had shot 47 of 99 from the floor, which is equivalent to a 46.5% shooting percentage.

The Celtics allowed the Pacers to make 53 of their 99 field goal attempts, which resulted in the Pacers having a shooting percentage of 53.5% for the game under consideration. With a success rate of 9 out of 10 at the free throw line, they concluded with a 37.1% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, making 13 of 35 shots. There were a total of 44 rebounds that Indiana was able to collect from Boston, with 10 of those being offensive.

In the course of the game, Jayson Tatum was an essential player for the Celtics. During the game, he had 12 rebounds and shot 12 of 26 shots, totaling 46.2% of the time. During this game, Tatum had a total of four assists and scored 36 points in a total of 46 minutes of action.

During this season, Boston has a record of 64-18. As an offensive team, the Celtics are shooting 48.7% from the field, which places them seventh in the league of basketball team shooting percentages.

During this season, Boston has scored 9,887 points, which is equivalent to 120.6 points per game, and has averaged 46.3 rebounds as well. They turn the ball over 11.9 times per game and average 26.9 assists per game, which places them 14th in the NBA. They commit 16.2 fouls per game and have an 80.7% shooting percentage from the free throw line.

Despite the fact that the Boston defense allows 35.2% of shots from beyond the arc (1,059 of 3,008), their opponents are successful in 76.8% of their tries to make free throws. The average number of assists and boards that they have allowed each night is 24.9 and 43.3, respectively, which places them in fifth and fourteenth place in the basketball league.

The defense of the Celtics allows 109.2 points per game, which places them in fifth place in the National Basketball Association. In addition, they allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the field, which is the second highest percentage in the league, and they force 12.0 turnovers a game.

Celtics vs Pacers Betting Trends

Here are the Celtics vs Pacers Betting trends:

Back the Celtics on the Moneyline (-400)

  • This season, the Celtics have won 63 of the 79 games in which they were the favorite, which is equivalent to a 79.7% victory rate.
  • As underdogs on the moneyline, the Pacers have won 20 of their 38 games this season, which is a 52.6% winning percentage.
  • With a moneyline wager of at least -400 or better, the Celtics have won 33 of the 36 games they have played so far this season. There have been no losses.
  • Despite having odds of +310 or greater, the Pacers have been unsuccessful in all three of their games as a moneyline underdog.
  • Taking into consideration the moneyline that the oddsmakers have generated for this game, the Celtics have an estimated probability of victory that is 79.8 percent.
  • Taking into consideration the moneyline’s estimated likelihood, the Pacers have a 24.4% chance of winning this game.

Pick the Celtics (-9) to Cover

  • The Celtics have been successful against the spread in 42 of their 82 games played so far this season.
  • Over the course of this season, the Pacers have a record of 44-35-3 against the spread.
  • The Celtics have been selected as favorites by a margin of nine points or more on thirty-six occasions so far this season, and they have a record of 19-15-2 against the spread in those games.
  • There have been three occasions this season in which the Pacers have been 9-point underdogs, and they have covered the spread once.

Take the Points Over (224.5)

  • The Celtics have played 47 of their 82 games this season, and according to the over/under for their current matchup, they have scored more than 224.5 points in each of those games.
  • In the current season, the Pacers have participated in 65 games, which accounts for 79.3 percent of their opportunities, and the teams have scored a total of more than 224.5 points.
  • In a game, these teams score an average of 243.9 points, which is 19.4 points higher than the game’s predetermined total of 224.5 points.
  • It is worth noting that the opponents of these clubs have a combined average of 229.4 points per game, which is 4.9 points more than the over/under for the game.
  • For the current season, the average point total that the Celtics have scored in games against other teams is 229.8, which is 5.3 points higher than the game’s over/under prediction.
  • When compared to the total of 224.5 points scored in this game, the average over/under for Pacers games this season is 19.0 points higher overall.

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