5/20/2008 NBA Playoffs Public Betting Trends, Odds Pistons at Celtics Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Tuesday, 20 May 2008 06:10

The Eastern Conference Finals kicks off Tuesday night in Boston when the Celtics take on the Detroit Pistons. The Celtics are coming off a Game 7 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers, while the Pistons had almost a week off to rest. Check out some top trends below and get live odds from sportsbook Bodog.

DETROIT (67 - 26) at BOSTON (74 - 22)

Top Trends for this game.
DETROIT is 4-13 ATS (-10.3 Units) when playing with 3 or more days rest over the last 2 seasons.
DETROIT is 1-11 ATS (-11.1 Units) in the conference finals over the last 3 seasons.
BOSTON is 58-37 ATS (+17.3 Units) in all games this season.
BOSTON is 47-30 ATS (+14.0 Units) as a favorite this season.
BOSTON is 30-18 ATS (+10.2 Units) in home games this season.
DETROIT is 54-39 ATS (+11.1 Units) in all games this season.
DETROIT is 55-39 ATS (+12.1 Units) in road games over the last 2 seasons.
DETROIT is 7-0 ATS (+7.0 Units) in a road game where the total is between 170 and 179.5 points this season.
DETROIT is 26-16 ATS (+8.4 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
BOSTON is 38-66 ATS (-34.6 Units) in home games versus good defensive teams - allowing <=91 points/game since 1996.
Head-to-Head Series History
BOSTON is 6-4 against the spread versus DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 8-2 straight up against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
8 of 10 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons  

Eastern Conference Finals
Game One
Series Tied, 0-0
Detroit at Boston, 8:35 ET

1-11 ATS in Conference Finals
10-2 Under if total is 179.5 or less

8-2 Under vs. Detroit
28-14 ATS as a favorite of 3.5 to 9.5 points

Celtics are 8-0 at home in playoffs, winning three of their four home games in Cleveland series by seven or less points- they are 5-3 vs spread at home in playoffs. Detroit had lot longer to prepare for this, as Boston just played Sunday afternoon; the Pistons won their last series in five games. Detroit is 3-2 on the road in playoffs, 1-1 vs spread as underdog. Six of Pistons' last nine games stayed under the total. During season, Celtics won two of three vs Detroit, splitting a pair in Beantown.


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