Let’s start the new year on a good note with some basketball betting action from the NBA! Therefore, we are talking about a matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Detroit Pistons at the Little Caesars Arena. However, once again it will be an NBA matchup without any fans. Even though this will affect the handicapping, our Celtics vs Pistons Betting Pick will help you profit from this game!
While there are 10 NBA games from today, we chose to a Boston Celtics vs Detroit Piston Betting Prediction. This is because our online sports betting experts believe this pick has the highest probability of winning. According to the current historical data, injury reports and playing trends, our pick will have 75.6% of being accurate.
Celtics vs Pistons Betting Prediction and Analysis for 01/01/2021
According to the latest betting odds statistics, the Boston Celtics have a current record winning record of 3-5. Furthermore, their top scorer is Jaylen Brown who averages 28 points per game this season. Needless to say, this is his best season with the Celtics. In addition, the Celtics are playing against the Pistons after winning against the Grizzlies 126-107 at home.
During that matchup, Boston had a 26-point lead during the halftime and kept that lead until the end. In addition, Jaylen Brown made 18 points in the second quarter and shot 15 for 21 on the court. Jayson Tatum on the other hand, did will with 16 points and four rebounds for the Celtics.
On the other hand, the Detroit Pistons are not doing very well this season. This is because they lost their first 4 straight games and are giving up 121 points per game on average. During their last matchup against the Warriors, they lost 116 to 106 at home. In addition, they also lost in terms of rebounds by 5 sand shot only 38 percent from the court.
While Jerami Grant did score 27 points during the game, it was from 9 out of 21 shots. The next best scorer for Detroit was Derrick Rose with 15 points and seven assists.
In terms of statistics, the Boston Celtics have the clear advantage for winning this matchup. This is because the Celtics are 14-6 ATS in the last 21 road games. On the other hand, the Pistons are 6-17 in their last 23 home games.
Celtics vs Pistons Betting Pick
Game time: 01/01/2021 at 7:00 PM EDT
Bet on the Over 215.5
While we believe the Celtics will win the game without any problems, betting on the Over/Under will be more profitable. This is because Blake Griffin of Detroit us currently in concussion protocol and will probably not play in this game. In addition, in terms of ranking, Boston ranks 21 for defense while Detroit ranks 24. Therefore, betting on the over is a good choice. Our final score betting prediction is Boston Celtics will win in a high scoring game of 116-107.