Celtics vs. Pistons Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Celtics beat Pistons as small road favorite? 2/26/17

Will the Celtics beat the Pistons tonight as a small road favorite when the two teams clash at 6:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Pistons are 1.5-point home underdogs versus the Celtics while the total currently sits at 214 points. The point spread hasn't moved off that original 1.5-point number, but the over/under has dropped from 215 down to the current number of 214.

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The Celtics have won seven of their last 10 games but they haven't had much success covering for bettors, as they're just 3-7 against the spread during that same span. They're 29-27 at the betting window on the season, which includes an 18-10 ATS mark on the road.

The Pistons have also won seven of their last 10 games entering tonight but unlike the Celtics, they've posted a winning record at the betting window at 7-3. They're just 28-30 against the spread this season, but are 17-12 ATS at home.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Celtics have covered in four of their last five trips to Auburn Hills and the road team is also 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams. Detroit hasn't been a good bet coming off wins, going just 5-12 against the spread in its last 17 games following victory. Boston, meanwhile, is 15-7-2 at the betting window in its last 24 road games.

 

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