Celtics vs. Pacers Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | Game 4

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 26, 2024

The Indiana Pacers will look to prove the oddsmakers wrong as 7.5-point underdogs heading into a decisive Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Monday, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Celtics are up 3-0 in the series. The matchup has an over/under set at 223 points.

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Spread: Pacers (+7.5) to Cover

  • The model favors the Celtics by 5.7 points, just 1.8 fewer than the 7.5-point spread set by DraftKings.
  • So far this season, Indiana has compiled a 44-35-3 record against the spread.
  • The Pacers have an ATS record of 4-2 when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs this year.
  • Boston’s ATS record is 42-36-4 this season.
  • The Celtics have covered the spread 27 times this season (27-21-3 ATS) when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.

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Total: Over 223

  • The model projects a total (234.2 points) much higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game (223 points). Take the over.
  • Boston’s games have had more than 223 points scored on 54 occasions this season.
  • Indiana’s games have had over 223 points 70 times this season.
  • So far this season, 43 out of the Celtics’ 82 games have hit the over.
  • A total of 42 Pacers games this year have hit the over.

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Moneyline Winner: Celtics (-298)

  • Prediction: Celtics 120, Pacers 114
  • This season, Boston has been favored 79 times and won 63, or 79.7%, of those games.
  • Indiana has been victorious in 20, or 52.6%, of the 38 contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season.

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Jayson Tatum Points Prop: Over 29.5

  • Jayson Tatum puts up 26.9 points, 8.1 boards and 4.9 assists per game, shooting 47.1% from the floor and 37.6% from beyond the arc with 3.1 made 3-pointers per game (seventh in NBA).
  • The 29.5 points prop total set for Tatum on Monday is 2.6 more than his scoring average on the season (26.9).
  • So far this season, Tatum is 33-for-77 at hitting the over on the total set for his points prop.
  • On offense, the Pacers are the best team in the league (123.3 points per game). But defensively they are fourth-worst (120.2 points allowed per game).

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All stats in this article refer to the 2023-24 regular season.

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