Detroit Pistons (4-2) vs Boston Celtics (4-1)Date : 10/30/2018
Time : 7:30 PM ET
Location : TD Garden
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics
The Celtics will take on the Pistons once again after taking them down yesterday. The Celtics handed the Pistons their first loss of the season as they will try to go win two straight games against the Pistons. Game tips off at 7:30 PM ET.
Detroit Pistons's Latest Performance :
The Pistons are coming off their first loss of the season against the Celtics. They will look to bounce back playing the Celtics again on the road. The team wasn’t playing enough energy to get the win at home over the Celtics. Andre Drummond scored 18 points with eight rebounds, one assist and two blocks in 29 minutes. It was the first time this season that he failed to get a double-double to start the season. Stanley Johnson had 16 points while Blake Griffin struggled from the floor tonight shooting only 2-of-13 from the floor in his first loss. The Celtics defended Griffin tighter on the wing and it limited him from getting better looks off screens. He will get another go against them in this game as he will all he can to get his team back winning again after a terrific 4-0 start.
Boston Celtics 's Latest Performance :
The Celtics will try to do it all again against the Pistons. Leading the way for the Celtics was Jaylen Brown he finished with a game-high 19 points. It was great to see Brown have a game like this as he has really been struggling from the floor with Hayward and Kyrie back in the starting rotation. Marcus Morris added 18 points while Daniel Theis chipped in with 17 points. As a team, the Celtics shot 45 percent from the field and 14 of 34 from the three-point line. Kyrie Irving continues to struggle shooting the ball as he finished with 3 points shooting only 1-for-5 from the field. It’s the lowest scoring game with at least 20 minutes in his entire NBA career. The Celtics are a team that has multiple scorers and doesn’t need Kyrie to be aggressive every night it is still early in the season as well so it is just a matter of time that Kyrie will get his scoring mojo back.
How Detroit Pistons & Boston Celtics Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
Celtics are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600.
Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss.
Against The Spread Selection: Boston Celtics -8.5
My reason for the pick :
The Celtics should get the better of the Pistons as they will win two games in a row but this time in front of their home fans. It was great to see the Celtics locking down the Pistons in their last game despite the slow the start the Celtics are looking more comfortable on the floor playing together. For the Pistons they are unfortunate to get matched up with the Celtics this early as they will have no answer for the Celtics perimeter defense. Celtics to win big at home over the Pistons.
Betting trends for Detroit Pistons:
- Pistons are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games.
Betting trends for Boston Celtics :
- Celtics are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 home games.