Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons - 1/15/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM (TD Garden)

Celtics -9.5 (-118), O/U 217.5 (-105)

The Detroit Pistons are traveling to TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts to face off against the Boston Celtics. The Detroit Pistons are 14-27 on the year and 6-14 away, following a 7 point loss against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Boston Celtics are coming off of a 12 point win against the Chicago Bulls, making them 27-11 on the year and 16-3 at home.

 

The Detroit Pistons enter this game averaging 108.3 points per game and also allow 111.2 points per game. The Pistons are led by 31 year old, Derrick Rose. Rose is leading the Pistons in scoring and assist, averaging 18.0 points per game and 5.8 assist per game. Detroit is going to need Rose to step up if the Pistons want to grab the points.

 

The Boston Celtics are averaging 111.4 points per game and also allow 104.3 points per game. The Celtics are led by 29 year old, Kemba Walker. Walker is leading the Celtics in scoring and assist, averaging 21.7 points per game and 5.1 assist per game. The Celtics are going to need Walker to step up big time if they want a chance to win and cover the spread.

 

Recent Betting Trends

 

The Detroit Pistons are 14-25-2 ATS this year.

 

Detroit is 3-12 ATS their last 15 games.

 

The Boston Celtics are 22-14-2 ATS this year.

 

The total has gone under in 6 of the Celtic’s last 8 games.

 

In this matchup I like the Boston Celtics to win and cover the spread. The Pistons have been awful ATS this year and even worse as of late, going 3-12 ATS their last 15 games. The Celtics have been a great team this year and will win easily. Final score prediction, the Boston Celtics win and cover the spread 112-95.

Nate’s Pick Boston Celtics -9.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.