Boston Celtics at Indiana Pacers Game 3 Betting Prediction

Game 3 of the best of 7 series between the Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers will take place on Saturday. The Eastern Conference Finals sees the Celtics leading the Pacers 2-0 after two home wins in Boston. It was the first time in the postseason Boston won a game 2 of the series.

The Celtics, who won 64 games in the regular season, and ran away with the top seed won both their first two series in five games. Boston took down Miami in the first round, and the Cavaliers in the second round. Boston is 4-0 so far on the road this postseason.

For Indiana, after a 47-35 record in the regular season, they were the sixth seed. The Pacers pulled upsets in the first two rounds. First, it was the Milwaukee Bucks in six games, and then the New York Knicks in 7 games. The winner of this series will head to the NBA Finals and take on the winner of the Dallas Mavericks and Minnesota Timberwolves series.

The Boston Celtics are -6.5 on the road in this game. The total for this affair is set at 223.5.

Boston Looking to go up commanding 3-0

The game two win was due in large part to the monster game from Jaylen Brown. He went 14 of 27 from the field, and poured in a postseason personal high 40 points in the game. Derrick White was great as well, with 21 points. The Celtics hit 15 three pointers made in the game. They averaged 16.5 in the regular season.

The first game of the series saw Jayson Tatum pour in 36 points and rip down 12 rebounds. The Celtics also had the biggest game of the postseason so far from Jrue Holiday. He scored 28 points and ripped down 7 rebounds in the game. Brown also added 26 points in the win.

Boston was the second highest scoring team in the league only behind the Pacers in the regular season. Boston scored 120.6 points per game. The Celtics were also great on the glass, with more than 46 per game. In the Game two wins, Boston ripped down 40.

Pacers Looking to Grab Home Win

The Pacers got off to a good start in Game two. They led 27-25 after one. The second quarter did not go real well, and by the time the third period was over, they trailed by 13.  In the end, the Pacers could not muster enough offense. Tyrese Hailburton settled with just 10 points in the game. Pascal Siakam led the way with 28.

In the game one loss, Tyrese Hailburton scored 25 points and Pascal Siakam added 24. The Pacers saw seven guys score double digits in the game. Haliburton also added 10 assists in the game.

Indiana will look to bounce back and grab a win at home. The Pacers have yet to lose at home in the postseason. In those six wins, Indiana scored 121, 126, 120, 111, 121 and 116 points. The Pacers were the top shooting team in the league during the regular season, making over 50%.

Celtics Top Pacers in Game 3

The Boston Celtics are just better than the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers can score, but they do not play enough defense to win this game or any of the games in the series. The Celtics go on the road and win the third game of the series.

Our final bet for this game is the Boston Celtics 6.5 -over the Indiana Pacers. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your National Basketball Association betting!

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