Celtics at Pacers: Odds, Props, and More for Game 3 Tonight

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The Indiana Pacers face a 2-0 series deficit heading into a home matchup tonight with the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. Let’s look at the odds along with some props for the game including the first basket and players to score 20+ points.

Celtics at Pacers Odds

Game 2 was an easy 126-110 victory for Boston but what will happen tonight? The Celtics are favored once again. Check out the odds for game 3 as the NBA Playoffs roll on.

Celtics-7 (-110)O 222.5 (-108)-270
Pacers+7 (-110)U 222.5 (-112)+220

First Basket Prop

Pascal Siakam’s dunk was the first field goal of game 2 and it happened at the 11:38 mark of the first quarter. Who scores the first bucket in game 3? Check out the odds with Jaylen Brown leading the way.

First BasketOdds
Jaylen Brown+500
Pascal Siakam+500
Jayson Tatum+550
Myles Turner+600
Jrue Holiday+800
Andrew Nembhard+950
T.J McConnell+950
Al Horford+1000
Derrick White+1200
Aaron Nesmith+1400

To Score 20+ Points

Jaylen Brown was the star of game 2 as he dropped 40 points while Derrick White and Jayson Tatum each had 23 in the win. Will each of these players score 20+ points in game 3? Take a look at the odds.

To Score 20+Odds
Jayson Tatum-2400
Jaylen Brown-600
Pascal Siakam-200
Myles Turner+220
Derrick White+240
Jrue Holiday+370
Andrew Nembhard+600
Aaron Nesmith+700

3+ Made Threes

The Celtics nailed 15 threes in the game 2 win with Jaylen Brown and Derrick White each hitting 4 shots from downtown. Will either player hit 3+ threes again? Check out the odds for game 3.

To Make 3+ ThreesOdds
Derrick White-155
Jayson Tatum-120
Jrue Holiday+150
Jaylen Brown+240
Myles Turner+250
Aaron Nesmith+270
Al Horford+280
Andrew Nembhard+460
Payton Pritchard+500

Series Recap: Celtics Lead 2-0

The Celtics find themselves with a 2-0 series lead after a 126-110 win in game 2. The series could very easily be tied 1-1. In game 1, it was a back-and-forth battle for the entire 4th quarter. Jaylen Brown nailed a three-pointer with 6 seconds left to send the game into overtime where the Celtics outlasted the Pacers 133-128.

Now, the Pacers are desperate to get a win in the series and keep themselves from falling into a 3-0 hole. The Pacers have shot well from the field in both games as they shot 52.4% in game 2 and 53.5% in game 1. They will need a great performance tonight to slow down the Celtics who have been rolling in these playoffs.

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