The Pistons and Nets are set to face off at 7:30 ET on YES. The Nets will host the game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 233 points at DraftKings New York, and the Nets are the home favorites against the Pistons in an Eastern conference matchup.
Detroit Pistons Preview
So far this season, the Pistons has a record of 2-26, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Nets. This season, when playing on the road, the Pistons have a 1-13 record, while their record at home is 1-13.
Detroit arrives with an ATS record of 9-18 for the season up to this point. Detroit has gone 0-3 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 9-15 when playing as underdogs.
Coming off their recent game, the Pistons offense tallied 111 points in a matchup against the Jazz. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50%, and they made 9 threes. The top scorer for the Pistons was Cade Cunningham with 28 points, while Jaden Ivey also added 24 to the scoreboard.
At this time, the Pistons’ defense is positioned 25 in the NBA, permitting 120.7 points per game.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Pistons squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.7% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.7% from downtown.
Brooklyn Nets Preview
As they prepare to face off against the Pistons, the Nets are 13-15 overall and are looking to snap a five game losing streak. Currently, the team is 9th in the Eastern Conference as well as 4th in the Atlantic division.
Against the spread, Brooklyn have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 17-10 ATS. On the road, the Nets have an ATS record of 7-6 compared to a 10-4 record vs. the spread at home.
In their previous game, the Nets’ offense finished with 117 points, which is right in line with their current average of 115.6 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Mikal Bridges, who holds an average of 21.4 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Cam Thomas is averaging 24.1 points per game this season.
Coming into today’s game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 115.5 points per contest.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Nets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 52.2% while allowing 37.0% from downtown.
Last season, the Pistons and Nets did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Nets have the leg up at 2-1. However, against the spread the Pistons went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 3-0 on an average of 242 points per game. As the host vs. the Pistons, the Nets have gone 2-1 vs the spread.
How to Bet Nets vs. Pistons in New York
When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Nets vs. Nets game, our recommendation is to take the Pistons at +9.5. Despite our model showing the Nets winning 107-106, we like Pistons as our point-spread pick. As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 233 and our model has the Pistons and Nets finishing with a combined 213 points. Our pick is to take the under.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Pistons +9.5
- SportsBettingNY OU Prediction: Under 233