Celtics vs. Pistons NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 18

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Celtics vs. Pistons NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 18

Celtics vs. Pistons Game Info

  • Date: Monday, March 18, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Venue: TD Garden -- Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coverage: NBCS-BOS and BSDET

The Boston Celtics (53-14) are heavily favored (by 15 points) to continue an eight-game home win streak when they host the Detroit Pistons (13-54) on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET. The point total in the matchup is set at 223.

Celtics vs. Pistons Odds & Spread

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Celtics vs. Pistons Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Celtics win (91.9%)

Celtics vs. Pistons Betting Trends

  • The Celtics have put together a 34-29-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Pistons are 32-33-1 against the spread this year.
  • Games involving the Celtics have hit the over 32 times out of 66 chances this season.
  • Pistons games this year have gone over the total in 33 of 66 opportunities (50%).
  • When playing at home, Boston sports a better record against the spread (18-14-1) compared to its ATS record in away games (16-15-3).
  • Looking at point totals, the Celtics hit the over more often in home games, as they've exceeded the total 16 times in 33 opportunities this season (48.5%). In away games, they have hit the over 16 times in 34 opportunities (47.1%).
  • Against the spread, Detroit has performed better at home (17-18-0) than away (15-15-1).
  • In 2023-24 a lower percentage of the Pistons' games have finished above the over/under at home (40%, 14 of 35) than on the road (61.3%, 19 of 31).

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 27.1 points, 8.3 boards and 4.9 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Brown averages 23.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists, shooting 50.2% from the field and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with 2.1 made treys per game.
  • Derrick White averages 15.1 points, 4.1 boards and 5 assists.
  • Jrue Holiday's numbers on the season are 12.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.9 assists per contest, shooting 48.5% from the field and 44.5% from downtown (fourth in league), with an average of 2 made 3-pointers.
  • Al Horford's numbers on the season are 8.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per contest, shooting 49.9% from the floor and 41.1% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.6 made 3-pointers.

Pistons Leaders

  • Per game, Cade Cunningham gets the Pistons 22 points, 4.3 boards and 7.6 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.3 blocks.
  • The Pistons receive 14.1 points per game from Jalen Duren, plus 11.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
  • Jaden Ivey's numbers on the season are 15.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per contest. He is sinking 43.7% of his shots from the field and 33% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.5 treys.
  • Ausar Thompson's numbers on the season are 8.9 points, 6.4 boards and 1.9 assists per game. He is sinking 48.2% of his shots from the floor.
  • Isaiah Stewart's numbers on the season are 11.1 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest. He is making 48.5% of his shots from the floor and 38.2% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.5 triples.

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