NBA Matchups  >>  Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics Preview 03/09/2014

 
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The fans at TD Garden will be treated to a game between the Detroit Pistons and the Boston Celtics when they take their seats on Sunday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Celtics listed as 2-point favorites versus the Pistons, while the game's total is sitting at 203½.
In their last action, Detroit was a 114-101 loser on the road against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (215) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Boston won its last outing, a 91-84 result against the Nets on March 7. The Celtics covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 175 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Detroit:
Team record: 24-38 SU, 28-34 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Boston

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Boston:
Team record: 21-41 SU, 30-31-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 16 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Detroit

When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a win are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Detroit home to Sacramento, Tuesday, March 11
Boston at Indiana, Tuesday, March 11