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Celtics vs Pistons Final: 109-89 - Recap

The battle between the Celtics and Pistons didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Detroit was handed a 109-89 defeat on Saturday at Little Caesars Arena.

Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 212.5.

Boston got 19 points from Jaylen Brown and another 18 points from Marcus Morris. Marcus Smart contributed 9 assists, while Marcus Morris cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

The Pistons got a 18-point performance from Andre Drummond, who was supported by 16 points from Stanley Johnson. Reggie Jackson had 4 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Andre Drummond grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 63-41 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 54 boards, while Detroit only had 47