They called it a preview of the NBA Eastern Conference championship the first time Boston and Detroit got together back on Dec.19 at the Garden. The Pistons won that contest 87-85 and tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET will battle the Celtics on their home turf at the Palace in Auburn Hills in “Championship Preview II.”
The Pistons will be gunning for their 12th straight win while the Celtics have won eight in a row since their home loss to Detroit.
Oddsmakers at Sportsbetting.com have installed the Pistons as a slight 1 ½-point home favorite ATS with a 181 ½ total. Money line prices are currently unavalilable but should be posted prior to tip-off.
The Pistons won their 11th straight game last night on the road at Toronto topping the Raptors 101-85. Rip Hamilton led the Pistons with 22 points.
The Pistons easily covered as a 5-point road favorite while the OVER eclipsed the 184 ½ point total.
The Celtics continued their winning ways on Friday, holding on for a 100-96 win over the Grizzlies at the Garden.
In the game Boston failed to cover the -13-point betting line in the four point victory. The OVER cashed by surpassing the 195 ½ posted total. The total has gone OVER in five straight games the Celtics played.
Boston nailed several clutch free throws, 22 in total for the game, in the final moments to seal its eighth straight triumph. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett led the C's with 23 points apiece.
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