Can Boston cover on the road vs. Pacers?
Will the Boston Celtics be able to pick up a key road win tonight when they face the Indiana Pacers at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pacers are the slim favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -2 points against the Celtics. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 207 points.
Indiana is 35-31 overall, 19-11 at home and 33-32-1 against the spread. Boston is 39-27 overall, 15-16 on the road and 36-29-1 against the spread. These two have split the two meetings during the season, both of which took place in Boston. The Celtics had a 103-94 win on Jan. 13 while Indiana had a 102-91 win at Boston on Nov. 11.
Boston has lost two of three and is 1-3 against the spread in its last four. The Pacers are just 4-5 in their last nine and 5-5 ATS in their last 10. While neither team is setting the world on fire, Boston has typically played well against the top teams in the league. The Celtics are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against a winning team and they are also 5-1 ATS in their last 6 after a loss. The Pacers have failed to cover in 5 of their last 6 at home and should have their hands full with Boston tonight.
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