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Boston Celtics vs Detroit Pistons Prediction, Preview, and Odds 12/28/2023

Will the Pistons win a game the rest of the season? Maybe, but it's not going to be tonight against the best team in the league. The Celtics are favored by -17.5 in this game tonight and they will probably cover that spread easily. Here's our Boston Celtics vs Detroit Pistons prediction for 12/28/2023.

Boston Celtics:

  • The Celtics, with a record of 23-6, are on a three-game win streak and have been dominant at home, they are a perfect 14-0 at the TD Garden.

  • Key players for the Celtics include Jayson Tatum, averaging 26.9 points and 8.5 rebounds, and Jaylen Brown, contributing 22.6 points per game. Derrick White and Kristaps Porzingis have also been significant contributors.

  • Boston's team stats are impressive, ranking 6th in points scored (120.1 per game) and 3rd in points allowed (109.9 per game).

Detroit Pistons:

  • The Pistons are struggling significantly this season with a 2-28 record. They have lost 13 consecutive road games. They just made NBA history by losing their 27th game in a row on Tuesday night.

  • Detroit's top performer is Cade Cunningham, averaging 23.0 points and 7.0 assists per game. Other notable contributors include Jaden Ivey and Killian Hayes.

  • The team's overall performance has been lacking, with an average of 109.3 points scored per game (28th in the league) and 120.8 points allowed (26th in the league).

Game Prediction:

  • Boston's strong home record and overall team performance make them the clear favorites against a struggling Pistons team.

  • The game's point total is set at 232.5, with predictions leaning towards the over.

In summary, this game is expected to be dominated by the Celtics, considering their strong home performance and the Pistons' ongoing struggles.

Final Score

Celtics 128 Pistons 102


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