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 the favorites in this Eastern conference matchup the against the Pistons. The over/under for the game is set at 232.5 points.
BROOKLYN NETS VS DETROIT PISTONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Pistons +6.5
This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, December 26th.
WHY BET THE DETROIT PISTONS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-108 in favor of the Nets.
- Our projections have Cam Thomas finishing with Cam Thomas points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Nets finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 13 threes.
Will Brooklyn Come Through as Road Favorites?
Coming into today’s game, the Nets are 14-15 overall and are 1-2 in their last three games. When playing on the road, the Nets are 5-8 compared to their 9-7 record at home this season.
Brooklyn has an overall ATS record of 18-10 as they come into today’s game. The Nets maintain an ATS record of 7-6 on the road, while they have a 11-4 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
Coming off a good offensive performance, Brooklyn’s offense scored 126 points against the Pistons. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.3%, and they went 26/32 from the free-throw line. Mikal Bridges is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 21.7. Meanwhile, Cam Thomas also brings a PPG average of 23.9 into the game.
The Nets’ defense is presently ranked 19 in the league, allowing 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 37.2% from downtown.
Can the Pistons Lock in a Home Win?
Heading into their game against the Nets, the Pistons have an overall record of 2-27 and are hoping to end their 26 game losing streak. In Eastern Conference play, the Pistons are 2-18 and are 0-9 in non-conference games.
Detroit has an ATS record of 9-19 so far this season which includes their current two game losing streak vs. the spread. Detroit has not been good vs. the spread in their last four home games, and they are 3-10 ATS at home compared to 6-9 on the road.
In their recent matchup, the Pistons offense ended with 115 points against the Nets. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49.4% and made 15 threes. The team’s top scorer is Cade Cunningham, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 22.4, while Jaden Ivey also maintains a PPG average of 12.6 leading up to the game.
Coming into the game, the Pistons will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 120.9 points per game (26).
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Pistons are forcing 15.9 per game, which is 30th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 16th in blocked shots at 5.3 per game.