Boston Celtics at Indiana Pacers Game 3 Parlay 4/19/2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Boston Celtics head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday where they'll take on Bojan Bogdanovic and the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of their series. The Celtics won Game 2 on Tuesday 99-91 to take a 2-0 series lead. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 2 point favorites.
The Celtics (49-33, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) cover 48.8% of the time, going 40-42-2 against the spread this year. The Pacers (48-34, 2nd in the Central Division) have an ATS record of 40-43-1, so they cover the spread 48.2%. As a favorite Indiana covers the spread 52.2% of the time, while Boston has covered 48.4% as an underdog this season.
Valuable Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 40-42-2 against the spread this season
The Boston Celtics are 46-36-0 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 40-43-1 against the spread this season
The Indiana Pacers are 34-49-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
04/10/19 PG Marcus Smart Oblique is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Jayson Tatum averages 15.7 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Kyrie Irving comes into this game averaging 23.8 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Myles Turner averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Bojan Bogdanovic scores 18.0 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics allow 108.0 points per contest which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 23.7 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Boston averages 112.4 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 26.3 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers give up 104.7 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 43.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Pacers are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per contest. Indiana is 22nd in the NBA with 108.0 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 26.0. The Pacers are 21st in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Celtics are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 7th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 6th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Boston is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Indiana is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. The Pacers are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.9, and their defensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana -2 and under 203.5 total points
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