Celtics vs. Pacers Prediction: Boston Picked to Win Game 3 [2024 NBA Playoffs]

Celtics vs. Pacers Prediction: Boston Picked to Win Game 3 [2024 NBA Playoffs]

The Indiana Pacers will take on the favored Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the 2024 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Saturday, commencing at 8:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Saturday's Celtics vs. Pacers matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Celtics vs. Pacers Prediction: Who Will Win Game 3

We have used trusted machine learning and data analysis to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NBA Playoffs game between the Celtics and Pacers 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model gives the Celtics a 73% chance of beating the Pacers in Game 3 of the 2024 Eastern Conference Finals. Our predicted final score in Game 3 of the 2024 NBA Eastern Conference Finals has the Celtics winning 113-106.

According to our model, the Pacers (+7.5) have a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the 222.5-point over/under has a 51% chance of going under.

The winner of the 2024 NBA Eastern Conference Finals will progress to the NBA Finals. Game 3 of the best-of-seven series between the Celtics and Pacers is at Indiana's Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Celtics vs. Pacers Game 3 Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Celtics Pacers
Spread -7.5 (-105) +7.5 (-114)
Moneyline -270 +240
Total o222.5 (-112) u222.5 (-108)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Celtics vs. Pacers Game 3 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the latest odds, reveal the top betting picks for every game, including Celtics vs. Pacers. Our best NBA bets for Saturday are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Celtics vs. Pacers Game 3 Player Props

NBA prop bets are a common way to wager on the Celtics vs. Pacers game without necessarily betting on the outcome.

We use the best information available to project individual points, assists, rebounds and three-pointers for each team.

Jayson Tatum is expected to lead the Celtics with 33 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists, while Pascal Siakam is projected to have 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the Pacers.

Celtics Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Celtics:

Jayson Tatum 33 10 7 3
Jaylen Brown 31 8 4 2
Derrick White 20 5 6 3
Jrue Holiday 14 5 5 2
Payton Pritchard 11 3 3 2

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Pacers Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Pacers:

Pascal Siakam 23 8 4 1
Myles Turner 21 7 2 2
T.J. McConnell 18 4 8 1
Andrew Nembhard 12 3 5 2
Aaron Nesmith 12 5 2 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out Saturday's NBA prop picks.

Celtics vs. Pacers Game 3 Information

Saturday's Game 3 between the Pacers and Celtics in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals is scheduled to commence at 8:30PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Celtics vs. Pacers includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

Calling Our Shot: Free 🏀 Picks

Calling Our Shot produces daily NBA betting content, including the predictions featured below.


We predict the Celtics, with a 73% win probability, will likely beat the Pacers on Saturday.

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