Celtics vs. Pacers Predictions, Best Bets and Odds: Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 – Saturday, May 25, 2024

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The Indiana Pacers are 7.5-point underdogs heading into Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Saturday, tipping off at 8:30 PM ET on ABC. The Celtics are on top 2-0 in the series. The matchup has an over/under set at 222 points.

If you are looking to gain an edge on Saturday’s game, dig into the best bets available in this matchup, below (based on our computer predictions).

How to Bet on Celtics vs. Pacers

Pick the Pacers (-7.5) to Cover

  • In the Celtics’ 82 games this year, they have 42 wins against the spread.
  • Against the spread, the Pacers are 44-35-3 this year.
  • This season, the Celtics have an ATS record of 27-21-3 in their 51 games as a favorite of 7.5 points or more.
  • So far this season, the Pacers have been installed as underdogs by a 7.5-point margin or more six times and are 4-2 ATS in those games.
  • Take the Points Over (222)

  • Celtics games have gone over 222 points scored, their current matchup’s over/under, 57 times (out of 82) this season.
  • This year, 71 of the Pacers’ 82 total matchups have gone over 222 total points scored.
  • The Celtics and the Pacers combine to average 21.9 more points per game than the over/under of 222 set for this game.
  • The Celtics and the Pacers have seen their opponents average a combined 7.4 more points per game than the over/under of 222 set for this game.
  • The average total the Celtics have had set in games this year is 7.8 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total for Pacers games this season is 21.5 more points than the point total of 222 for this outing.
  • Back the Celtics on the Moneyline (-290)

  • The Celtics have been victorious in 63, or 79.7%, of the 79 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • The Pacers have won 20 of the 38 games they were listed as the moneyline underdog this season (52.6%).
  • This season, the Celtics have come away with a win 47 times in 52 chances when named as a favorite of at least -290 or better on the moneyline.
  • The Pacers have a record of 2-4 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +235 or longer (33.3%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Celtics have a 74.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Pacers a 29.9% chance to win.
  • Top Celtics Props

    Name Points O/U Rebounds O/U Assists O/U
    Jayson Tatum 28.5 9.5 5.5
    Jaylen Brown 26.5 6.5 2.5
    Derrick White 15.5 4.5 4.5
    Jrue Holiday 14.5 5.5 5.5
    Al Horford 10.5 7.5 2.5

    Top Pacers Props

    Name Points O/U Rebounds O/U Assists O/U
    Pascal Siakam 23.5 8.5 4.5
    Tyrese Haliburton 16.5 4.5 8.5
    Myles Turner 16.5 7.5
    T.J. McConnell 14.5 4.5 8.5
    Andrew Nembhard 13.5 3.5 6.5

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