Boston Celtics vs Detroit Pistons Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Feb. 26

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Feb 26, 2022, 10:39 AM
  • The Celtics (35-26) are -11.5 favorites vs. the Pistons (14-45)
  • Total (Over/Under): 215.5 points
  • Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 12:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSDET & NBCS-BOS

The Boston Celtics visit Little Caesars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 12:00pm EST in Detroit.

The Celtics are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -11.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Celtics are 30-29 against the spread, while the Pistons are 28-31 against the spread.

The Celtics vs Pistons Over/Under is 215.5 total points for the game.


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Celtics vs. Pistons Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Boston Celtics-11.5 -110O 215.5 -110-650
Detroit Pistons +11.5 -110U 215.5 -110475

Against the spread this NBA season, the Celtics have gone:

  • 30-29 against the Spread (-1.9 Units / -2.83% ROI)
  • 35-26 against the Moneyline (-8.35 Units / -6.13% ROI)
  • 26-34 against the Over for game total points (-11.4 Units / -16.99% ROI)
  • 34-26 against the Under for game total points (+5.4 Units / 8.05% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 34 of their last 54 games (+12.03 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Spread in 14 of their last 17 away games (+11.80 Units / 63% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 35 of their last 57 games (+10.74 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Moneyline in 22 of their last 30 games (+10.08 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Spread in 11 of their last 13 away games (+8.85 Units / 62% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 29 of their last 61 games (-18.45 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 54 games (-16.95 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 23 of their last 60 games (-16.20 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 60 games (-13.86 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the Game Total Over in 25 of their last 60 games (-12.40 Units / -19% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pistons have gone:

  • 28-31 against the Spread (-6.1 Units / -9.39% ROI)
  • 14-45 against the Moneyline (-1.6 Units / -2.62% ROI)
  • 29-28 against the Over for game total points (-1.8 Units / -2.77% ROI)
  • 28-29 against the Under for game total points (-3.9 Units / -6.01% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Moneyline in 9 of their last 26 games (+17.30 Units / 66% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2Q Spread in 18 of their last 26 games at home (+9.38 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2H Moneyline in 10 of their last 16 games at home (+8.80 Units / 54% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 34 games (+8.76 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 14 of their last 19 games at home (+8.45 Units / 41% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 59 games (-18.89 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 13 of their last 36 games (-12.36 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1H Spread in 24 of their last 58 games (-10.73 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 6 of their last 21 games at home (-10.71 Units / -46% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1Q Spread in 22 of their last 53 games (-8.40 Units / -15% ROI)

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Boston Celtics: Keys to the Game vs. the Detroit Pistons

Detroit Pistons: Keys to the Game vs. the Boston Celtics

The Pistons are 5-21 (.192) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .465

The Pistons were 7-29 (.194) when they lose the turnover margin last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .446

The Pistons were 3-34 (.081) when allowing 110 or more points last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Pistons are 14-50 (.219) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

Injury Report: Pistons vs. Celtics - Saturday's Game, Feb. 26

  • Frank Jackson (Pistons): Jackson is out for Saturday's game (Feb. 26) against Boston.
  • Boston Celtics - No Injuries Reported

Boston Celtics Offensive Stats & Trends

The Celtics had 20.6 free throw attempts per game last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Celtics are shooting 82% from the free throw line (773/946) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 77%

The Celtics averaged 1.33 points per shot (4,061 points/3,058 shots) in the second half last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

The Celtics have averaged 10.5 offensive rebounds per game (1,244 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

Detroit Pistons Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pistons have averaged 98.4 points per game (4,328 points/44 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Pistons are shooting 42% (1,560/3,740) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

The Pistons have an eFG% of 48% this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 52%

The Pistons have averaged 0.49 points per possession (5,878 points/12,489 possessions) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.53

Boston Celtics Defensive Stats & Trends

The Celtics have blocked 259 shots this season — 4th most among NBA teams

The Celtics have averaged 5.4 blocks per game (315 blocks/58 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Celtics blocked 374 shots last season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Celtics have blocked 633 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams

Detroit Pistons Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pistons have averaged 31.4 defensive rebounds per game (1,383 rebounds/44 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Pistons have averaged 32.2 defensive rebounds per game (3,740 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Pistons averaged 32.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,357 rebounds/72 games) last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Pistons blocked 371 shots last season — tied for 8th most among NBA teams


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