Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [12/28/2023]

Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks  [12/28/2023]

The Boston Celtics will take on the Detroit Pistons in NBA action at TD Garden on Thursday, starting at 7:30PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Thursday's Pistons vs. Celtics matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Pistons vs. Celtics Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Thursday's NBA matchup between the Pistons and Celtics 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Celtics an 89% chance of beating the Pistons, and our predicted final score has the Celtics winning 123-109.

According to our model, the Pistons (+17) have a 59% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 233.5 points has a 52% chance of going under.

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Pistons vs. Celtics Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Pistons Celtics
Spread +17 (-108) -17 (-110)
Moneyline +830 -1350
Total o233.5 (-110) u233.5 (-108)
  • The Celtics are listed as -17 favorites against the Pistons, with -110 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Pistons (+17) to cover the spread, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -108.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Celtics at -1350. That means you can risk $1,350 to win $100 for a total payout of $1,450 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Pistons at +830, where you can bet $100 to profit $830, earning a total payout of $930 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 233.5 with BetMGM Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while FanDuel currently has the best odds for the Under at -108.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the sportsbooks available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Pistons vs. Celtics Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Pistons +17 -108 🔥
Moneyline Pistons +830
Total Under 233.5 -108


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Pistons vs. Celtics Player Props

Looking for Detroit vs. Boston NBA player props? We uss the best information available to project key individual stats for each team, such as points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers.

Cade Cunningham is expected to lead the Pistons with 23 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists, while Jayson Tatum is projected to finish with 28 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the Celtics.

Pistons Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Pistons:

Cade Cunningham 23 4 6 2
Bojan Bogdanovic 22 3 3 3
Jalen Duren 13 11 2 0
Jaden Ivey 12 3 4 1
Ausar Thompson 8 6 2 0

Celtics Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Celtics:

Jayson Tatum 28 9 5 3
Kristaps Porzingis 28 8 3 2
Derrick White 19 4 4 3
Jrue Holiday 17 6 8 2
Sam Hauser 12 4 2 3

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out the best NBA trends for today's games.

Remember, our model updates frequently, so keep checking this article for the latest betting analysis before the Pistons vs. Celtics on Thursday December 28, 2023.

Pistons vs. Celtics Game Information

Thursday's matchup between the Celtics and Pistons at TD Garden is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM ET.


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