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Everyone likes to make predictions before the start of the series, and after recording a podcast interview with Ryan McNeill of HoopsAddict.com this afternoon (look for it tomorrow), I'm officially on the record with "Pistons in six."

I'm not much of a gambler these days (I learned my lesson in college), but if I were a gambling man, what would that prediction be worth? According to Bodog, 11/4 odds, meaning a $100 wager would pay out $275. For entertainment purposes only, of course, here are some other interesting odds in the series:

    Championship Odds

Odds to win the Championship

Los Angeles 13/10
Boston 7/4
Detroit 7/2
New Orleans 7/1
San Antonio 15/2

    Series Odds

Odds to win the Series
Boston Celtics -140
Detroit Pistons +120

Series Results – Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics win 4-0 12/1
Boston Celtics win 4-1 7/2
Boston Celtics win 4-2 5/1
Boston Celtics win 4-3 5/2
Detroit Pistons win 4-0 12/1
Detroit Pistons win 4-1 15/2
Detroit Pistons win 4-2 11/4
Detroit Pistons win 4-3 11/2

Total Games in the Series
Over 6 ½ +175
Under 6 ½ -215

Where will the series be won?
TD Banknorth Garden -155
The Palace of Auburn Hills +125

Will the Boston Celtics win a road game in the series?
Yes -220
No +165

What will be the highest score by either team in the series?
Over 102 ½
Under 102 ½

What will be the lowest score by either team in the series?
Over 74 ½
Under 74 ½

Will Flip Saunders be fired if the Pistons lose the series?
Yes 10/1

    Boston Celtics Player Odds

Kevin Garnett Average Points
Over 19
Over 19

Paul Pierce Average Points
Over 18 ½
Under 18 ½

Ray Allen Average Points
Over 12 ½
Under 12 ½

What will Ray Allen’s 3 Point-Percentage be?
Over 29 ½
Under 29 ½

    Detroit Pistons Player Odds

Richard Hamilton Average Points
Over 19
Under 19

Chauncey Billups Average Points
Over 17 ½
Under 17 ½

Rasheed Wallace Average Points
Over 13 ½
Under 13 ½

    Head-to-Head Odds

Who will average more points in the series?
Chauncey Billups -6
Rajon Rondo +6

Who will average more assists per game in the series?
Chauncey Billups -2
Rajon Rondo +2

Who will make more three points shots in the series?
Rasheed Wallace +165
Ray Allen -205

Who will average more points in the series?
Rasheed Wallace -1
Ray Allen +1

Who will average more points per game in the series?
Richard Hamilton +115
Kevin Garnett -145

Who will average more minutes per game?
Eddie House
Sam Cassell