Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Nets versus the Pistons? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BSDE. The game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. The Nets are favored in this Eastern conference showdown. If you’re interested in placing a wager, you can bet this game at Caesars. The game’s over/under is currently at 232.5 points.
Brooklyn Nets Preview
The Nets will face the Pistons bringing in an overall record of 14-15 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. In away games this season, the Nets have put together a 5-8 record, whereas they have a 9-7 record when playing at home.
Against the spread, Brooklyn are currently above .500, at 18-10 ATS. On the road, the Nets have an ATS record of 7-6, as opposed to a 11-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
Brooklyn’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 126 points vs. the Pistons. Overall, they hit 52.3% of their shots from the field and went 26/32 from the free-throw line. Mikal Bridges is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 21.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Cam Thomas brings a PPG average of 23.9 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 115.5 points per contest.
Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.2% and 37.2% from three-point territory.
Detroit Pistons Preview
The Pistons have a below .500 record of 2-27 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Nets. During their 29 games, the Pistons have gone 2-18 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 0-9 in non-conference matchups.
Detroit’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 9-19 for the season. This season, Detroit has a 0-3 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 9-16 as underdogs.
The Pistons offense is coming off a game in which they scored 115 points vs. the Nets. Overall their field goal percentage was 49.4% while connecting on 15 threes. Cade Cunningham is leading the team in scoring at 22.4 points per contest. Jaden Ivey has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.6 going into the game.
Coming into the game, the Pistons’ defense is giving up an average of 120.9 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 72.4% of their games.
In the terms of takeaways, Pistons are causing 15.9 turnovers per game, ranking 30th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 16th in rejections, averaging 5.3 blocked shots each game.
The Nets and Pistons did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Nets have a record of 2-1. The Nets also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 240 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-0. The last three times, the Nets have matched up against the Pistons on the road, they are 2-1 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Pistons vs. Nets in New York
For a point-spread wager in this Nets vs. Pistons game, we suggest taking the Pistons at +6.5. Even though our predictions have the Nets winning 109-108, we see the Pistons as the better choice on the point-spread. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 232.5, and our model predicts the Nets and Pistons to score a combined 217 points. We recommend betting on the under.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Pistons +6.5
- SportsBettingNY OU Prediction: Under 232.5