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Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 12/20/19 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 12-20-19 Spread Picks and Prediction

Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 12/20/19 – Friday Night NBA is all set to take place at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts where Detroit Pistons take on Boston Celtics in an Eastern Conference game. Detroit Pistons have declined and are now in the 10th position with an overall record of 11-17. Boston Celtics, on the other hand, have progressed to the 2nd position and are holding an overall record of 18-7 this season. The Celtics are all set to take out Detroit at home with their NBA basketball odds intact.

Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 12/20/19

When: December 20, 2019 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBA Sports Boston
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 12/20/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Detroit Pistons +7.5 (-110) 215 o (-110) +237

Boston Celtics
-7.5 (-110) 215 u (-110) -290
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Detroit Pistons Betting

Detroit Pistons have struggled to get past their opponents and things are not going as expected. The Pistons lost their last game at home against Toronto Raptors. Detroit managed to score just 99 points and Toronto scored 112 in return. Out of the last 13 road games, Detroit lost nine and they are still chasing Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference. The Pistons need to develop their shooting game and playing against Boston Celtics is not going to be an easy task.

Players to watch: A. Drummond C (26 GP 26 GS 33.9 MIN 17.8 PTS 4.7 OR 12 DR 16.7 REB 2.8 AST 1.7 STL 1.8 BLK 3.6 TO 3.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 22.99 PER)
D. Rose PG (23 GP 1 GS 24.4 MIN 16.6 PTS 0.6 OR 1.7 DR 2.3 REB 6 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 1 PF 2.5 AST/TO 21.93 PER)
B. Griffin PF (15 GP 15 GS 28.7 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.9 OR 3.5 DR 4.4 REB 3.3 AST 0.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 13.18 PER).

Boston Celtics Betting

Boston Celtics managed to regain their 2nd position in the Eastern Conference play. The Celtics declined to their 4th position at one point, but they managed to fight back and secure their 2nd spot. Out of their last 11 games at home, Boston Celtics managed to win 10. Overall, the Celtics are five games behind Milwaukee Bucks and they enter this match with a winning record. In their last outing, Boston defeated Dallas with a final score of 109-103.

Players to watch: K. Walker PG (24 GP 24 GS 32.4 MIN 23.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3.4 DR 4.3 REB 5.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.4 AST/TO 23.51 PER)
J. Tatum PF (25 GP 25 GS 34.3 MIN 20.8 PTS 1.2 OR 5.8 DR 7 REB 2.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 2.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.97 PER)
J. Brown SG (22 GP 22 GS 33.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 1 OR 6 DR 7 REB 2.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 3.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 18.04 PER).

Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 12/20/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Detroit Pistons

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games.
Detroit are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Boston.
Detroit are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Detroit are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Detroit are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games played on a Friday.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Boston’s last 15 games.
Boston are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Boston are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit.
Boston are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Boston are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played in December.

Injuries

Detroit Pistons

Blake Griffin PF Knee is doubtful Friday vs Boston
Reggie Jackson PG Back is out indefinitely
Christian Wood PF Knee is out indefinitely
Luke Kennard SG Knee is doubtful Friday vs Boston

Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart PG Eye is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Detroit

Head-to-Head
Detroit Pistons Boston Celtics
42-43-1 Against the Spread 43-46-2
41-44-1 Straight Up 49-40-2
106 Points per Game 111
107 Points Allowed per Game 107
46.77 Offensive FG% 45.09
73.95 Offensive FT% 80.43
37.69 Offensive 3PT% 35.6
46.64 Defensive FG% 43.35
77.15 Defensive FT% 74.2
36.37 Defensive 3PT% 33.87

Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

There is no doubt that the NBA run line is all set for Boston Celtics in this game. The Celtics have proved to be a threat once more. Whereas, Detroit will need to find another way to make up for their loss in this game.

Moneyline: Detroit Pistons have a moneyline of +237 and Boston Celtics have a moneyline of -290.

ATS: The ATS for Detroit is +7.5 and the ATS for Boston is -7.5.

TOTALs: Detroit Pistons will go over with a total of 215 and Boston Celtics will go under with a total of 215.

Score Prediction: 107 – 100 Celtics