Celtics at Pacers - 11/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Celtics (1-2) at Indiana Pacers (1-3)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -2 -- Over/Under: 199.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNN, FSMW
The Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers play Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Boston Celtics look for a nice road victory to get them back to a .500 record. The Boston Celtics are averaging 100.7 points on 39.6 percent shooting and allowing 101 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Isaiah Thomas is averaging 22.3 points and 6.3 assists while Amir Johnson is averaging 12 points and 6.3 rebounds. Marcus Smart is dishing 3.7 assists and Jared Sullinger is grabbing six rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting just 26.6 percent from deep and getting just 43.7 points from their starters. The good news for the Celtics is that they’re shooting 84.1 percent from the free throw line and getting 57 points per game from their bench. The Celtics have won seven straight regular season road games.
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The Indiana Pacers look for back-to-back victories after a 1-3 start to the season. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 93 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.3 points on 44.3 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 17 points and 3.3 assists while Paul George is averaging 16.8 points and eight rebounds. Rodney Stuckey is dishing 2.5 assists and Jordan Hill is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Pacers are coming off a Tuesday win over the Pistons in which they allowed 38.4 percent shooting from the field and forced 23 turnovers. Monta Ellis has combined for 27 points in his last two games. The Pacers are 0-2 at home this season but have won five of their last seven home games overall.
The Celtics are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pacers are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 vs. Eastern Conference. The Celtics are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Indiana and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Pacers have played better basketball in their last two games and should be able to carry things over from Tuesday. I like Indiana to get the job done at home.