Looking to win big? The Pistons and Nets face off at 7:30 ET on YES. The Nets are hosting the game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Nets as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 233 points.
DETROIT PISTONS VS BROOKLYN NETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Pistons +9.5
This game will be played at Barclays Center at 7:30 ET on Saturday, December 23rd.
WHY BET THE DETROIT PISTONS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-106 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 Detroit Shock Everyone at Barclays Center?
Coming into their matchup with the Nets, the Pistons have an overall record of 2-26 and are hoping to end a 25 game losing streak. In Eastern Conference play, the Pistons are 2-17 and are 0-9 in non-conference games.
Detroit has an overall ATS record of 9-18 for the season so far. The Pistons maintain an ATS record of 6-8 on the road, while they have a 3-10 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
In their latest game, the Pistons offense put up 111 points against the Jazz. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 9 threes. Offensively, the Pistons hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 22nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 30th in terms of percentage and 30th in three-pointers made.
Coming into the game, the Pistons’ defense is giving up an average of 120.7 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 71.4% of their games.
In the terms of takeaways, Pistons are causing 16 turnovers per game, ranking 29th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 14th in rejections, averaging 5.4 blocked shots each game.
Can Brooklyn Secure a Home Victory?
In their last ten games, the Nets have gone 4-6 and have an overall record of 13-15. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, the Nets are 11-9 and 2-6 in non-conference games.
Brooklyn comes in with an overall ATS record of 17-10 so far this season. On the road, the Nets have an ATS record of 7-6, as opposed to a 10-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their latest game, the Nets offense put up 117 points against the Nuggets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.3% and made 13 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Mikal Bridges, who is averaging 21.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Cam Thomas also maintains a PPG average of 24.1 heading into game.
On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 115.5 points per game.
On two point field goal attempts, the Nets’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.2% and allowing 37.0% from beyond the arc.