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Pistons take on Celtics in hoops contest

Detroit PistonsBoston Celtics
Feb 15, 7:30 PM | TD Garden

Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics Odds

8-22TEAM RECORD15-12

The Celtics will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Pistons at TD Garden in NBA wagering action.

The Celtics sit at 15-12 (13-14 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Pistons are currently 8-22 (12-17-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 11-16 OU, and Detroit is 16-14 OU.

View Detroit vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Boston opened as 10.5-point favorites, while the NBA total was set at 178 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Celtics and the No. 29-ranked Pistons, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 93-82 result in favor of the Celtics.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 26-ranked offense (90.2 PPG) against a Pistons defense that ranks No. 17 at 95.8 PPG. The Celtics have averaged 45.9% from the field per game, more than the Pistons have managed so far this season (42.9% on average).

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.4 points per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.

The Pistons were a 99-95 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Spurs. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (194) made winners of OVER bettors. The Pistons endured a 99-95 loss at the hands of the Spurs on Tuesday, despite a 23-point effort from Rodney Stuckey at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Celtics were a 95-91 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bulls. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (186) made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago was victimized by Rajon Rondo for 32 points as the Celtics defeated the Bulls 95-91 in NBA action on Sunday.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Sacramento are 7-3
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 8-2
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Pistons at Celtics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Boston
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Detroit home to Sacramento, Friday, February 17
Boston at Chicago, Thursday, February 16

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