NBA Best Bets for Monday

NBA Bets Monday 1

There is only game on today’s NBA slate, as the Celtics travel to take on the Pacers. Keep reading to get our predictions for today’s only NBA matchup.

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Boston Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers

Celtics: -7.5 | Over/Under: 222.5

The Celtics will look to extend their six-game winning streak as they face the Pacers at 8:00 ET. So far this season, the Celtics are 64-18 compared to the Pacers who are 47-35 and have lost three straight. The game can be seen on ESPN.

In today’s matchup against the Pacers, Jayson Tatum is projected to finish with 27 points. On the year, he is averaging 26.9 PPG. Jaylen Brown is also projected to finish with 24 points according to the BAKER model. On the other side, Pascal Siakam is projected to finish with 38 fantasy points, which includes 22 points and 7 boards.

According to our BAKER projections, the Celtics are expected to shoot 48.9% from the field and outrebound the Pacers with 48 boards compared to the Pacers at 41 boards. The Pacers are projected to hit 13 three-pointers at a rate of 37.1% and make 15 free-throws.

Celtics Injury Report

  • Jrue Holiday (Questionable) Illness
  • Kristaps Porzingis (Out) Calf
  • Luke Kornet (Questionable) Wrist

Pacers Injury Report

  • Tyrese Haliburton (Questionable) Hamstring
  • Bennedict Mathurin (Out) Shoulder

BAKER Prediction: Pacers 114 – Celtics 112

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