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Boston Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers Game 4 Betting Preview

Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals is set to take place on Monday night, and it could be the final game of the series. Boston currently has a 3-0 series lead over Indiana, and they are looking to advance to the NBA Finals. 

While it hasn’t been easy for the Celtics in this series, they have continued to take control in the second half of each game. Boston has been a big favorite to win the title all season long, and they have looked the part in this series. 

The Pacers came into this series as big underdogs, but they have been pulling off upsets throughout the postseason. Indiana has proven that they can keep it close with the Celtics, but at some point they have to win a game. 

The Boston Celtics are 7.5 point betting favorites over the Indiana Pacers in Game 4, and the over/under line is set at 222.5 total points.

Celtics Coming Up Clutch

The Boston Celtics continue to get off to a slow start in each game, but they also turn things on in the second half of each game. Boston will be looking to have some early success in this game, as trying to play catch up every night can be a challenge. 

Jayson Tatum is leading the Celtics with 26 points and 10.2 rebounds per game in the postseason, but he has gotten some help as well. Jaylen Brown has been a monster in this series as he is pouring in over 24 points per game. 

The Celtics just simply know how to win games, and that formula has been more than enough for them to take a 3-0 series lead against the Pacers. 

Pacers Have to Defend

The Indiana Pacers have not been a good defensive team all season long, but that has really been the case against the Boston Celtics. Indiana is giving up more than 120 points per game, and that’s just not a formula that is going to work. 

Tyrese Haliburton is the best player for the Pacers, but he was out of the lineup with an injury in Game 3. Pascal Siakam has been the hero for the Pacers in the postseason, but he is also drawing extra defenders from the Celtics. 

Indiana will be looking to play fast again in this game, but at some point they will have to get stops on defense. 

Celtics Cruise to NBA Finals

Indiana is simply trying to outscore the Boston Celtics in this series, and it has made each game interesting. The Pacers are an elite offensive team this season, but at some point they will have to prove that they can get some stops. 

Boston just has so many superstars on this roster, and they are able to come up with a big shot or play when needed. The Celtics want to end this series as quick as they can, and they will be playing a focused brand of basketball in this matchup. 

The Boston Celtics are going to cover the 7.5 point betting spread in this game, and they will advance to the NBA Finals.  

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