Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics Game 2 Parlay 4/17/2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Darren Collison and the Indiana Pacers visit TD Garden on Wednesday where they'll take on the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of their series. The Celtics lead the series 1-0 after beating Indiana 84-74 in Game 1. The Pacers (48-34, 2nd in the Central Division) cover 48.8% of the time, going 40-42-1 against the spread this year. The Celtics (49-33, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) have an ATS record of 39-42-2, so they cover the spread 48.1%. As a favorite, Boston covers the spread 47.6% of the time, while Indiana has covered 52.2% as an underdog this season.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 40-42-1 against the spread this season
The Indiana Pacers are 34-48-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 39-42-2 against the spread this season
The Boston Celtics are 46-35-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
1/27/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Out for the season
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
4/11/2019 Marcus Smart PG Oblique Expected to be out until at least May 10
Domantas Sabonis averages 14.1 points per contest in 24.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 9.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Darren Collison comes into this game averaging 11.2 points per contest while playing 28.2 minutes per night. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Marcus Morris averages 13.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Al Horford scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 104.7 points per contest which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they allow 24.5 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Indiana averages 108.0 points per contest, which is 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 43.0 boards per contest and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics give up 108.0 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.7 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 45.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Celtics are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest. Boston is 14th in the NBA with 112.4 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 22nd in the NBA in rebounding with 44.5 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 26.3. The Celtics are 28th in turnovers per contest with 12.8.
The Pacers are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 106.5, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 3rd. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Indiana is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA.
Boston is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Celtics are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.2, and their defensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 6th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana +7.5 and over 204 total points
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