NBA Matchups  >>  Brooklyn Nets vs. Detroit Pistons Preview 03/18/2013

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The Brooklyn Nets and the Detroit Pistons will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nets listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Pistons, while the game's total is sitting at 188½.
Brooklyn was a 105-93 loser in its last match at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 198 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 112-101 loser as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 213 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Brooklyn:
Team record: 38-28 SU, 30-34-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Detroit
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing on the road against Detroit
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Detroit:
Team record: 23-45 SU, 30-38 ATS
Current streak: lost 8 straight games.

is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing at home against Brooklyn

When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 2-8
After playing Portland are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9


NEXT UP:
Brooklyn at Dallas, Wednesday, March 20
Detroit at Miami, Friday, March 22