If you think Cleveland's defense was good, Detroit's is better. And the Pistons are more likely to win one on the road. Pistons in 6.
Not winning on the road isn't going to get it done for the Celtics in this series. The Pistons will win one of the first two games in Boston. Pistons in 6.
Forget the first two rounds. This is a different matchup and the Celtics are better at defense, which used to be the Pistons' best attribute. Now, they get beaten off the dribble and give up too many open shots. Celtics in 7.