Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 11

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 11, 2022, 11:26 AM
  • The Celtics (35-26) are -14.5 favorites vs. the Pistons (14-45)
  • Total (Over/Under): 215.5 points
  • Friday, March 11, 2022 at 7:30pm EST
  • Watch the game on NBCS-BOS & BSDET

The Detroit Pistons visit TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EST in Boston.

The Celtics are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -14.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Pistons are 34-31 against the spread, while the Celtics are 33-31 against the spread.

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


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Pistons vs. Celtics Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Detroit Pistons+14.5 -110O 215.5 -110825
Boston Celtics -14.5 -110U 215.5 -110-1400

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

  • 34-31 against the Spread (-0.1 Units / -0.14% ROI)
  • 18-48 against the Moneyline (+6.4 Units / 9.39% ROI)
  • 32-32 against the Over for game total points (-3.2 Units / -4.41% ROI)
  • 32-32 against the Under for game total points (-3.2 Units / -4.41% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Moneyline in 13 of their last 33 games (+25.30 Units / 76% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 32 away games (+16.30 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Moneyline in their last 6 games (+10.34 Units / 172% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 32 away games (+9.99 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Spread in 9 of their last 10 games (+9.00 Units / 82% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 66 games (-20.29 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 10 of their last 32 away games (-12.65 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 3Q Spread in 11 of their last 33 away games (-11.76 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Team Total Under in 25 of their last 57 games (-10.85 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 12 of their last 32 away games (-9.97 Units / -28% ROI)

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

  • 33-31 against the Spread (-1.1 Units / -1.49% ROI)
  • 40-27 against the Moneyline (-7.45 Units / -4.77% ROI)
  • 30-36 against the Over for game total points (-9.6 Units / -13.03% ROI)
  • 36-30 against the Under for game total points (+3 Units / 4.07% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 21 of their last 28 games at home (+14.36 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 27 games at home (+12.13 Units / 40% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 31 games at home (+12.07 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Spread in 38 of their last 63 games (+10.39 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 33 games at home (+9.90 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 60 games (-17.25 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 6 of their last 28 games at home (-17.01 Units / -55% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 7 of their last 27 games at home (-14.74 Units / -50% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the Team Total Over in 23 of their last 55 games (-13.83 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Boston Celtics have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 10 of their last 33 games at home (-13.08 Units / -36% ROI)

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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

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

Injury Report: Celtics vs. Pistons - Friday's Game, Mar. 11

  • Aaron Nesmith (Celtics): The Celtics have listed Nesmith as OUT for Friday's game (Mar. 11) against the Pistons.
  • Rodney McGruder (Pistons): The Pistons have listed McGruder as OUT for Friday's game (Mar. 11) against the Celtics.
  • Chris Smith (Pistons): The Pistons have listed Smith as OUT for Friday's game (Mar. 11) against the Celtics.
  • Frank Jackson (Pistons): Jackson will be re-evaluated in one week, according to Rod Beard of The Detroit News.
  • Killian Hayes (Pistons): The Pistons have listed Hayes as OUT for Friday's game (Mar. 11) against the Celtics.
  • Isaiah Stewart (Pistons): The Pistons announced that Stewart is dealing with a bone bruise in his right knee. He will be re-evaluated in a week.
  • Hamidou Diallo (Pistons): The Pistons have listed Diallo as OUT for Friday's game (Mar. 11) against the Celtics.

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 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 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

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


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