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Pacers Favored at Home Over Celtics on Tuesday

Let's take a look at an Eastern Conference matchup on Tuesday night as the Boston Celtics take on the Indiana Pacers. The game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, and can be seen on Comcast and FSN. Currently, the Pacers are favored to win this game at home.

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The Celtics are 39-27 SU and 36-29-1 ATS so far this season. They are 15-16 on the road, and 33 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 35 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 102-98 loss to the Houston Rockets, where they failed to cover the spread as -4 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 224 ½ point line set by sports gambling websites for that matchup.

The Pacers are 35-31 SU and 33-32-1 ATS overall this year. They are 19-11 at home, and 31 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 35 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 104-75 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, where they lost against the spread as 5 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 198 point line set by NBA gambling experts for that game.

Boston is 5-1 ATS coming off of a SU loss, and 7-2 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 1-4 ATS on Tuesday, and 1-4 ATS on the road. They are 1-4 ATS against the Eastern Conference, and 2-9 ATS on the road against teams with a winning record on the road.

The total has gone OVER in all 5 of their recent road games, and OVER in all 4 of their games after a SU loss. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 after a loss spreadwise, and OVER in 8 of their last 10 on the road against teams with a winning record at home. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 overall, and UNDER in 13 of their last 19 games against the Central Division.

Indiana is 7-2 ATS after a SU loss, and 5-2 ATS overall lately. They are 3-7 ATS coming off of one day of rest, and 5-12 ATS on Tuesday night. They are 2-5 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 1-5 ATS at home lately.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 against the Eastern Conference, and UNDER in 21 of their last 28 games against teams with a winning record. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games overall, and OVER in 7 of their last 10 at home. The total has gone OVER in 13 of their last 19 games coming off of one day of rest.

Between these teams, the Celtics are 5-2 ATS lately, and the underdog is 7-2 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 15 of their last 21 meetings, and UNDER in 6 of their last 8 matchups in Indiana.

They last met on January 13, 2016, when Boston won 103-94, and won against the spread as -3 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 204 point line set by the online sportsbook in that game.

For Tuesday night's matchup, gambling odds list the Pacers as -2 ½ point home favorites. The over/under is set at 208 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Pacers are listed at -140, with the Celtics a +120.