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Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics

The Detroit Pistons and the Boston Celtics will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at TD Garden.

In their last action, Detroit was a 101-96 winner on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 11-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Boston won its last outing, a 101-97 result against the Timberwolves on December 16. The Celtics covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 198 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Detroit:
Team record: 12-14 SU, 13-13 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston

When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Boston:
Team record: 12-14 SU, 15-11 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Detroit

When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Detroit home to Charlotte, Friday, December 20
Boston home to Washington, Saturday, December 21