Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics NBA Parlay 2/9/2018
Friday, February 9, 2018
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The Indiana Pacers head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Friday, February 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boston as 6 point favorites.
The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 30-25. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 106.7 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Celtics have an overall mark of 39-16. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 103.0 points per contest and giving up 98.7, which is a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 29-26-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 23-30-2 against the over/under
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 33-20-2 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 26-28-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
02/06/18 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle is out indefinitely
02/05/18 PG Darren Collison Knee is out indefinitely
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
10/17/17 SF Gordon Hayward Ankle is out indefinitely
01/26/18 SG Marcus Smart Hand is out indefinitely
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 13.6 points per contest in 30.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Victor Oladipo comes into this game averaging 24 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jayson Tatum averages 13.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.3 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jaylen Brown has scored 5.6 points per contest while playing 15 minutes per game this season for the Celtics. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 0.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 105.6 points per contest which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 23.2 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Indiana averages 106.7 points per contest this year, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.04 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 41.3 boards per contest and 22.5 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics give up 98.7 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 20.3 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 44 boards surrendered per contest. The Celtics are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year. Boston is 25th in the NBA with 103 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.35. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.4 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 22.2. The Celtics are 20th in turnovers per contest with 14.
The Pacers are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league. Indiana is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 7th in the league.
Boston is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 30th in the league. The Celtics are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 96 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana +6 and over 206 total points
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