Betting on today’s Nuggets and Pistons game? Catch the action at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI, as the Pistons hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BSDE. The Nuggets come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 220.5 points.
DENVER NUGGETS VS DETROIT PISTONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Denver Nuggets -8.5
This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE DENVER NUGGETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-101 in favor of the Nuggets.
- Our projections have Nikola Jokic finishing with Nikola Jokic points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Nuggets finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 11 threes.
Does Denver Have What it Takes on the Road?
In today’s game against the Pistons, the Nuggets aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 9-4. In their 13 games, the Nuggets have achieved a 8-3 record in games against Western Conference teams, and they have a 1-1 record in non-conference play.
Denver arrives with an ATS record of 5-8 for the season up to this point. The Nuggets maintain an ATS record of 1-5 on the road, while they have a 4-3 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Nuggets offense tallied 109 points in a matchup against the Cavaliers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.6%, and they made 14 threes. For the season, the Nuggets offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 50%. So far, they have hit 58% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 11.5 made three’s per contest.
This season, the Nuggets defense has been impressive, holding the 6th position in the league while permitting an average of 108.1 points per contest.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nuggets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 51.7% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.6% from downtown.
Are the Pistons Ready for a Home Win?
So far this season, the Pistons has a record of 2-12, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Nuggets. During their 14 games, the Pistons have gone 2-7 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 0-5 in non-conference matchups.
So far, Detroit is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 6-8. When playing on the road, the Pistons hold an ATS record of 4-4 in contrast to a 2-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Pistons offense tallied 113 points in a matchup against the Raptors. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47%, and they made 9 threes. Cade Cunningham is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 21. Meanwhile, Isaiah Stewart also brings a PPG average of 11.9 into the game.
Currently, the Pistons’ defense holds the 22nd rank in the NBA, allowing 116.6 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Pistons defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 52.7% while allowing 36.3% from downtown.