The Boston Celtics play the Detroit Pistons on this New Year’s Day 2021, and if you’re looking to do some last-minute betting research, you’re in luck! We’ll give you the latest point spread, moneyline odds and over-under number, as well as the information you’ll need to make the smartest bet on BetMGM.
The game tips off at 7 pm ET and can be seen on NBC Sports Boston. The winless Pistons may not be a probable threat, but any team in the league can beat any other if a team doesn’t respect their opponent. So, the Celtics will still have a challenge in front of them despite their blowout of Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.
The lines, courtesy of BetMGM
Point spread: – 8.5
Money line: 1.22 / 4.33
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Advice and prediction
As we alluded to above, the Celtics are their own worst enemy in this contest, fresh off of a big win vs. Memphis. That being said, this is still a very likely win for Boston — and the point spread of – 8.5 seems a reasonably safe bet.
Prediction: Celtics 121, Pistons 98
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