Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/6/2014
Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM
TD Garden in Boston
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The Indiana Pacers will go on the road on Friday to take the Boston Celtics in a game between two one-win teams. During the 2013-14 season, the Pacers won each of their four regular season games against the Celtics.
After winning their opening game, the Pacers have now lost four in a row after losing 96-94 in overtime to the Washington Wizards. The Pacers made just eight of their 27 three-point attempts in that game and they turned the ball over 18 times.
The Pacers have really struggled to score this season, averaging just 91.8 points per game in their first five games. Small forward Chris Copeland has come off of the bench to average a team-high 17.2 points per game this season. Point guard Donald Sloan is averaging 15.6 points, 6.6 assists and 5.2 rebounds per game in five starts for Indiana.
The Celtics are now on a three-game losing streak after being defeated by the Toronto Raptors 110-107 on Wednesday night. They did made 51.3 percent of their shots in that game, but they also committed a whopping 27 turnovers.
The Celtics have just one win this season despite being third in the league in scoring with 107.8 points per game. Power forward Jared Sullinger has arguably been Boston's best player by averaged 15 points and nine rebounds per game this season. Their top scorer has been small forward, who is averaging 22.3 points per game.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
Indiana Pacers are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Indiana Pacers are 4-1-0 against the Over/Under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
Boston Celtics are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Boston Celtics are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/05/14 G Rodney Stuckey Foot expected to miss next 3 games
11/03/14 F David West Ankle expected to miss 7-10 days
10/29/14 G George Hill Knee out indefinitely
10/28/14 G C.J. Watson Foot expected to miss 2-3 weeks
08/02/14 F Paul George Leg out for season
10/27/14 C Vitor Faverani Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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