2024 NBA Postseason Scoreboard - Thursday, May. 23

East Finals - Game 2
Indiana Pacers 47-35, 21-20 AWAY 110

Final | TD Garden, Boston, MA

1 2 3 4 T
IND 27 24 29 30 110
BOS 25 32 36 33 126
126 Boston Celtics 64-18, 37-4 HOME

NBA GAME LINES

DATE MATCHUP SPREAD TOTAL
Thursday,
May. 23,
08:15pm EDT
Indiana Pacers vs(+9) -115(O: 224.5) -107
Boston Celtics(-9) -105(U: 224.5) -113
Friday,
May. 24,
08:35pm EDT
Dallas Mavericks vs(+5) -105(O: 207.5) -110
Minnesota Timberwolves(-5) -115(U: 207.5) -110

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WNBA GAME LINES

DATE MATCHUP SPREAD TOTAL
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:05pm EDT
Minnesota Lynx vs(+7) -110(O: 163) -115
Connecticut Sun(-7) -110(U: 163) -105
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:05pm EDT
Chicago Sky vs(+15.5) -110(O: 166) -115
New York Liberty(-15.5) -110(U: 166) -105

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Daily Booster

DATE SELECTION MONEY
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:00am EDT
Collin Morikawa To Win The Charles Schwab - NOW +1400
(Charles Schwab Challenge Booster - WAS +1200)
+1400
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:00am EDT
Padraig Harrington To Win The Senior PGA - NOW +1100
(Senior PGA Championships Booster - WAS +1000)
+1100
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:30am EDT
Keys, Collins & Vondrousova All To Win 2-0-NOW +625
(WTA Strasbourg Booster - WAS +561)
+625

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SPORTS VIDEOS

2024 NBA East Finals Game 1 Highlights:
Indiana Pacers vs Boston Celtics

May 21, 2024

Watch Jason Tatum score a game-high 36 points to rally the Boston Celtics to a 133-128 win over the Indiana Pacers at the TD Garden on Tuesday night. Jalen Brown swished the tying 3-pointer with 6.1 seconds left in regulation. Credits to the video owner.


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MLS GAME LINES

DATE MATCHUP MONEY TOTAL
Saturday,
May. 25,
07:30pm EDT
Toronto vs+195(O: 2.75) +102
FC Cincinnati+144(U: 2.75) -122
Draw +250
Saturday,
May. 25,
07:30pm EDT
Atlanta United vs+155(O: 3.25) +102
Los Angeles FC+161(U: 3.25) -122
Draw +285

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MLB GAME LINES

DATE MATCHUP RUN LINE MONEY
Thursday,
May. 23,
06:45 pm
Toronto Blue Jays vs(+1.5) -220-101
Detroit Tigers(-1.5) +190-109
Thursday,
May. 23,
06:45 pm
Toronto Blue Jays vs(+0.5) -140+100
Detroit Tigers(-0.5) +120-120
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:45 pm
Baltimore Orioles vs(-1.5) -147-223
Chicago White Sox(+1.5) +127+200
Thursday,
May. 23,
07:45 pm
Baltimore Orioles vs(-0.5) -140-205
Chicago White Sox(+0.5) +120+175
Thursday,
May. 23,
03:42 pm
Colorado Rockies vs(+1.5) -205+104
Oakland Athletics(-1.5) +175-114
Thursday,
May. 23,
03:42 pm
Colorado Rockies vs(-0.5) 110-133
Oakland Athletics(+0.5) -130+113
Friday,
May. 24,
07:15 pm
Los Angeles Dodgers vs-160
Cincinnati Reds+147
Friday,
May. 24,
07:15 pm
San Francisco Giants vs+106
New York Mets-116
Friday,
May. 24,
08:20 pm
Chicago Cubs vs-130
St. Louis Cardinals+120

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A GAME OF SKILL

Placing a sportsbet is a game of skill. The challenge is to gather and analyze as much information as you can about a game, weigh the probabilities of each team winning, and subsequently compare your opinion to the oddsmaker's.

While luck may be a deciding factor in the outcome of any single game, and will inevitably go against the bettor on occasion, it will balance out in the long run.

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Just by flipping a coin, bettors will be right 50% of the time. At odds of 10/11, only 52.4% of the bettor's bets have to win for him to overcome the bookmaker's profit and break even, so he only needs a very small edge to become a winner.

So bettors must do their homework and bet selectively. 55% winning bets is definitely achievable and 60-65% is a realistic target. At those levels, the sports bettor will have an extremely profitable and enjoyable hobby.

NHL GAME LINES

DATE MATCHUP PUCK LINE MONEY
Thursday,
May. 23,
08:35pm EDT
Edmonton Oilers vs(+1.5) -240+114
Dallas Stars(-1.5) +200-128
Friday,
May. 24,
08:05pm EDT
Florida Panthers vs(-1.5) 240-110
New York Rangers(+1.5) -285-102

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Odds To Win Charles Schwab Challenge

Thursday, May. 23, 08:05am EDT

GOLFER MONEY
Scottie Scheffler +280
Collin Morikawa +1200
Jordan Spieth +3000
Max Homa +2200
Tony Finau +2800
Si Woo Kim +3500
Min Woo Lee +5000
Sungjae Im +4000

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LIVE MMA ODDS

DATE MATCHUP MONEY
Cage Warriors 172
Saturday,
May. 25,
12:00pm EDT
Orlando Wilson Prins vs+370
Harry Hardwick-470
Cage Warriors 172
Saturday,
May. 25,
12:00pm EDT
Josh Abraham vs+325
Aiden Lee-425

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BOXING MATCHUPS

DATE MATCHUP MONEY
Saturday,
Jun. 01,
05:00pm EDT
Deontay Wilder vs+125
Zhilei Zhang-155
Saturday,
Jun. 01,
03:00pm EDT
Malik Zinad vs+1200
Dmitry Bivol-3300
Saturday,
Jun. 01,
04:00pm EDT
Daniel Dubois vs+190
Filip Hrgovic-240

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Odds to Win Nascar Coca-Cola 600

Saturday, May. 25, 05:00am EDT

DRIVER MONEY
Kyle Larson +400
Martin Truex Jr. +1000
Christopher Bell +1400
Denny Hamlin +575
Ty Gibbs +1400
Joey Logano +1800
Chris Buescher +1200
Brad Keselowski +1200

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SPORTS BET BLOG

2024 NBA East Finals Game 2 Preview - Indiana vs. Boston:
Can the Pacers even the series after their Game 1 collapse?

2024 PGA Championship Tournament Preview: Who will lift the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday?

May 23, 2024 by Marc Jerbs

On Thursday, May 23, the Boston Celtics will host Game 2 of the 2024 NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers. Game time is set 8:00PM EDT at TD Garden in Boston, MA.

Following an exhilarating overtime clash in the first game, the Indiana Pacers and the Boston Celtics are preparing for another heated confrontation in Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. With Boston holding a 1-0 series lead following a heart-stopping win, the Pacers are eager to level the score and steal Celtics’ home-court advantage.

During Game 1, the Celtics narrowly surpassed the Pacers in an intense overtime finale. Despite a commendable showing from Indiana's potent pair of Tyrese Haliburton and Myles Turner, the Celtics leaned on the clutch performances of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown to clinch victory. The Pacers fiercely contested every inch, yet found themselves coming up short in the decisive moments. Now, they are resolute in their mission to rebound and assert themselves as formidable contender.

Injury Report

Indiana Pacers

PLAYER POSITION STATUS
Xavier Tillman PG Game Time Decision
Olivier-Maxence Prosper (ankle) F Game Time Decision

Boston Celtics

PLAYER POSITION STATUS
No injury reported.

Sports Bet Odds

With home court advantage, the Celtics are the favorites to win the game. Here are our latest odds:

  • The Celtics are favored by 9 points, with a money line of -400.
  • The Pacers are the underdogs by 9 points, with a money line of +320.
  • The over/under is set at 224.5 points, with the over at -110 and the under at -110.

Heading into Game 2, the Pacers will prioritize shoring up their defense as a crucial aspect of their strategy. It's imperative for them to devise methods to limit the scoring impact of players like Tatum and Brown, while also remaining vigilant against Boston's proficient shooters such as Jrue Holiday and Al Horford.

Meanwhile, the Celtics are poised to capitalize on their Game 1 triumph by sustaining their defensive vigor and precision. Boston intends to disrupt Indiana's offensive rhythm and induce turnovers. Offensively, they aim to capitalize on favorable matchups and generate chances for their creators to penetrate the defense and create scoring opportunities.

Game 2 promises to deliver yet another electrifying clash between two formidable Eastern Conference contenders. While the Pacers are poised to launch a relentless offensive assault, the Celtics' depth and playoff-tested pedigree might ultimately sway the balance in their favor once more. Anticipate another fiercely contested showdown, yet Boston's tenacity and precision could ultimately emerge as the deciding factors, propelling them to a commanding 2-0 series advantage.

NBA Playoffs Team Statistics

Indiana Pacers Boston Celtics
115.2 Point Per Game 110.4
112.4 Points Allowed 99.5
50.9% FG% Per Game 47.9%
41.1 Rebounds Per Game 44.7
30.6 Assists Per Game 23.4

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