Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Boston Celtics (42-17) face the Indiana Pacers (26-34) as 8-point favorites on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET on NBCS-BOS and BSIN. The matchup has an over/under of 234.5.

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Celtics vs. Pacers Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, February 23, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS-BOS and BSIN
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
  • Moneyline favorite: Celtics (-351)
  • Spread: Celtics (-8)
  • Total: 234.5

Celtics vs. Pacers Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics have covered the spread 31 times in 59 games with a set spread.
  • In games this season when favored by 8 points or more, Boston has gone 13-10-1 against the spread.
  • Celtics games have gone over the total 31 times out of 60 chances this season.
  • Boston has combined with its opponents to score more than 234.5 points in 26 of 59 games this season.
  • The average total in Celtics games this season is 229.6, 4.9 points fewer than Thursday’s over/under of 234.5.
  • The Pacers are 31-28-1 against the spread this season.
  • In games this year when an underdog by 8 points or more, Indiana is 4-4 against the spread.
  • Pacers games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 28 times this year.
  • Indiana has combined with its opponents to score more than 234.5 points in 25 of 60 games this season.
  • The 234.5 over/under in this game is 2.9 points above the 231.6 average total in Pacers games this season.

Celtics vs. Pacers Statistics and Rankings

Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Pacers AVG Pacers Rank
3rd 117.9 Points Scored 114.5 15th
7th 111.7 Points Allowed 117.1 22nd
6th 45.1 Rebounds 41.6 24th
23rd 9.5 Off. Rebounds 10.1 14th
2nd 15.9 3pt Made 13.8 6th
6th 26.4 Assists 26.4 6th
6th 12.9 Turnovers 14.3 22nd

Celtics vs. Pacers Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics are 7-3 overall and 6-3-1 against the spread in their last 10 contests.
  • Boston’s last 10 contests saw seven go over the total.
  • Boston’s past 10 games have ended with an average of 226.1 points scored. That’s 8.4 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Celtics’ per-game scoring average over their past 10 games is 1.1 points higher than their season-long average.
  • The Pacers have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 2-8 overall over their past 10 games.
  • Indiana has gone over the total in four of its last 10 games.
  • Indiana has averaged a total of 234.6 combined points over its last 10 games, 0.1 greater than this matchup’s total of 234.5.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Pacers’ per-game scoring average is 111.4, 3.1 points lower than their season-long per-game average.

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