The Boston Celtics (3-3) visit the Detroit Pistons (1-4) in a matchup of Atlantic Division teams at Little Caesars Arena, beginning at 3:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 3, 2021. The Pistons are underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 3, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Celtics vs Pistons Betting Odds
Injury Report as of January 3
Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist),
Javonte Green: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Kemba Walker: Out (Left knee)
Frank Jackson: Day To Day (Not With Team),
Blake Griffin: Day To Day (Concussion Protocol),
Jahlil Okafor: Day To Day (Ankle)
Pistons 114 Celtics 108
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Celtics Key Players
Celtics Player Props
- Jaylen Brown’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 29.5, 6.3 less than his season average of 35.8.
- Marcus Smart’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 22.5, 2.3 higher than his season average of 20.2.
- Jayson Tatum’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 3.0.
- Jeff Teague’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 1.5 steals less than his season average of 2.0.
Pistons Key Players
Pistons Player Props
- Jerami Grant’s points prop total for the game is set at 13.5, 9.5 points less than his season average of 23.0.
- Mason Plumlee’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 4.5 rebounds, 6.7 rebounds lower than his season average of 11.2.
- Grant’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.1 shots lower than his season average of 2.6.
- Grant’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.
- The Celtics make 47.6% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.2 percentage points higher than the Pistons have allowed to their opponents (47.4%).
- Boston has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 47.4% from the field.
- Detroit has a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall when allowing its opponents to knock down more than 47.6% of their shots from the field.
- The Pistons have shot at a 42.4% clip from the field this season, six percentage points below the 48.4% shooting opponents of the Celtics have averaged.
- Detroit is 0-1 against the spread and 0-1 overall when it shoots better than 48.4% from the field.
- Boston is 0-1 against the spread and 0-1 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot above 42.4% from the field.
- The Celtics shoot 37.4% from beyond the arc, 0.1% higher than the 37.3% the Pistons allow to opponents.
- Boston is 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall when it shoots better than 37.3% from distance.
- Detroit has put up a 1-1 against the spread while going 1-1 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 37.4% from deep.
- The Pistons’ three-point shooting percentage this season (32.1%) is 3.7 percentage points lower than opponents of the Celtics are averaging (35.8%).
- Detroit has a 0-1 ATS record and is 0-1 straight-up when the team hits more than 35.8% of its three-point attempts.
- Boston has a 1-1 ATS record and a 1-1 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 32.1% from three-point range.
- The Celtics’ 11.3 made three-pointers per game this season are just 0.9 fewer made shots on average than the 12.2 per game the Pistons give up.
- When Detroit makes more threes than its opponents, it is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall. When Boston is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 1-2 ATS and 1-2 straight up.
- The Pistons rank 15th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Celtics allow the seventh-fewest made threes in the league.
Celtics vs Pistons Stat Rankings
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