Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Feb. 27

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Feb 27, 2022, 10:54 AM
  • The Celtics (35-26) are -9.5 favorites vs. the Pacers (20-40)
  • Total (Over/Under): 226.5 points
  • Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 5:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSIN & NBCS-BOS

The Boston Celtics visit Gainbridge Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:00pm EST in Indianapolis.

The Celtics are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -9.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Celtics are 30-30 against the spread, while the Pacers are 27-31 against the spread.

The Celtics vs Pacers Over/Under is 226.5 total points for the game.


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Celtics vs. Pacers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Boston Celtics-9.5 -110O 226.5 -110-500
Indiana Pacers +9.5 -110U 226.5 -110360

Against the spread this NBA season, the Celtics have gone:

  • 30-30 against the Spread (-3 Units / -4.4% ROI)
  • 36-26 against the Moneyline (-7.35 Units / -5.13% ROI)
  • 27-34 against the Over for game total points (-10.4 Units / -15.25% ROI)
  • 34-27 against the Under for game total points (+4.3 Units / 6.31% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 14 of their last 18 away games (+11.80 Units / 59% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 31 games (+11.08 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 35 of their last 58 games (+9.64 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 10 of their last 12 games (+7.79 Units / 59% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 11 of their last 14 away games (+7.71 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 55 games (-15.95 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the Team Total Over in 21 of their last 50 games (-12.27 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the Game Total Over in 26 of their last 61 games (-11.40 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 6 of their last 21 games (-9.37 Units / -41% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pacers have gone:

  • 27-31 against the Spread (-7.15 Units / -10.65% ROI)
  • 20-41 against the Moneyline (-18.35 Units / -21.55% ROI)
  • 34-27 against the Over for game total points (+4.3 Units / 6.41% ROI)
  • 27-34 against the Under for game total points (-10.4 Units / -15.5% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 33 of their last 45 games (+19.81 Units / 40% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 33 of their last 48 games (+16.63 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 29 games at home (+14.34 Units / 45% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Game Total Over in 28 of their last 42 games (+12.60 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Team Total Over in 15 of their last 18 games (+11.55 Units / 55% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 14 of their last 49 games (-24.48 Units / -45% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 48 games (-21.54 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Moneyline in 14 of their last 47 games (-18.60 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 8 of their last 31 games at home (-17.51 Units / -51% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Game Total Under in 14 of their last 42 games (-16.80 Units / -36% ROI)

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Boston Celtics: Keys to the Game vs. the Indiana Pacers

Indiana Pacers: Keys to the Game vs. the Boston Celtics

The Pacers are 3-11 (.214) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Pacers are 15-39 (.278) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .459

The Pacers are 15-22 (.405) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Pacers are 5-22 (.185) when losing the rebounding margin this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .298

Injury Report: Pacers vs. Celtics - Sunday's Game, Feb. 27

  • Ricky Rubio (Pacers): Rubio suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • T.J. McConnell (Pacers): The Pacers announced that McConnell will be re-evaluated in February.
  • Chris Duarte (Pacers): Duarte is questionable for Sunday's (Feb. 27) game against Boston.
  • Myles Turner (Pacers): The Pacers announced that Turner is a few weeks from returning to action.
  • T.J. Warren (Pacers): The Pacers placed Warren in the league's health and safety protocols.
  • Lance Stephenson (Pacers): Stephenson is questionable for Sunday's (Feb. 27) game against Boston.
  • Boston Celtics - No Injuries Reported

Boston Celtics Offensive Stats & Trends

The Celtics had 20.6 free throw attempts per game last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Celtics are shooting 82% from the free throw line (773/946) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 77%

The Celtics averaged 1.33 points per shot (4,061 points/3,058 shots) in the second half last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

The Celtics have averaged 10.5 offensive rebounds per game (1,244 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

Indiana Pacers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers are shooting 31% from three (241/780) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Pacers had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (1,973 assists/ 937 TOs) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Pacers have averaged 0.49 points per possession (2,229 points/4,825 possessions) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.51

The Pacers are shooting 33% from three (517/1,585) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

Boston Celtics Defensive Stats & Trends

The Celtics have blocked 259 shots this season — 4th most among NBA teams

The Celtics have averaged 5.4 blocks per game (315 blocks/58 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Celtics blocked 374 shots last season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Celtics have blocked 633 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams

Indiana Pacers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers have averaged 6.3 blocks per game (358 blocks/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Pacers averaged 6.4 blocks per game (460 blocks/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers have averaged 6.2 blocks per game (724 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers blocked 460 shots last season — most among NBA teams


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