Free NBA Picks Today: Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 11/12/22

Free NBA Picks Today: Detroit Pistons vs Boston Celtics 11/12/22
Sat 12th November 2022

The Boston Celtics (9-3, 4-2 Away), the NBA’s top scoring team, are on the road to face the Detroit Pistons (3-10, 3-3 Home) on Saturday. Both teams will be playing their second game in as many days. The Celtics are 2-0 without rest, while the Pistons are 0-3.

Boston dismantled the Denver Nuggets 131-112 at TD Garden yesterday, their fifth consecutive win. With 34 points and eight rebounds, Jayson Tatum had a standout performance. The Celtics are the third seed in the Eastern Conference, two games behind the Milwaukee Bucks.

Detroit came up short yesterday at Madison Square Garden, falling to the New York Knicks 121-112. Bojan Bogdanovic had 25 points in defeat to lead the team. The Pistons are 13th in the Eastern Conference. This marks the final meeting of the season between the teams.

After winning the only prior season game against Detroit 128-112 at TD Garden on Wednesday, their third straight head-to-head victory, Boston will be seeking a season sweep. Tatum led the Celtics with 31 points, while Jaylen Brown played a key role with 30 points and seven rebounds.

Jaden Ivey had 19 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists in defeat. Tatum is averaging 31.4 points per game, best in the NBA, to lead the Celts in scoring this season. Tatum also has grabbed 7.0 rebounds per game, most in the NBA.

Meanwhile, Marcus Smart is dishing 6.8 assists. Cade Cunningham and Bogdanovic have been the primary providers for the Pistons on offense, averaging 19.9 and 19.7 points per game, respectively. Cunningham leads the NBA in scoring, while Bogdanovic is first.

Cunningham also has distributed 6.0 assists per game, most in the league. Isaiah Stewart has averaged 9.8 rebounds per game. With 119.8 points per game, the Celtics are the most explosive offense in the NBA.

The Celtics are 6-2 in eight games at Little Caesars Arena. In the last 10 games, Boston is 7-3 with an average margin of +5.3 (120.0-114.7). Detroit has a 2-8 record over the last 10, allowing 117.8 points per game on average while scoring only 107.5 (-10.3 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Sam Hauser: 15.6 | 10.3 | +5.3
Points per game:
Al Horford: 15.0 | 11.2 | +3.8


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points per game:
Cade Cunningham: 13.5 | 19.9 | -6.4
Assists per game:
Cade Cunningham: 4.5 | 6.0 | -1.5

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