Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Pistons and Hornets. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSSE, and it’s hosted by the Hornets at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 225.5 points, with the Hornets being the favored team playing at home against the Pistons.
DETROIT PISTONS VS CHARLOTTE HORNETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Pistons +4
This game will be played at Spectrum Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, October 27th.
WHY BET THE DETROIT PISTONS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 102-101 in favor of the Pistons.
- Our projections have Jaden Ivey finishing with Jaden Ivey points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Pistons finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.1% and knocking down 10 threes.
Can Detroit Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?
In their previous game, Detroit played the Heat and unfortunately lost with a final score of 103-102. The combined scoring of the game was 205 points, which was below the over/under line of 217.5. Despite being the underdog, the Pistons had a spread of +10 in the game.
Detroit’s leading scorer was Cade Cunningham, who made 13 out of 27 field goal attempts and 4 out of 9 three-point attempts. Jalen Duren, the second highest scorer, accumulated a total of 17 points.
On offense, the Detroit Pistons made 11 out of 32 three-point attempts, converted 9 out of 15 free throws, and secured 17 offensive rebounds in their most recent game against the Miami Heat.
Defensively, the Pistons allowed 103 points, recorded 3 steals, and forced 16 turnovers in their most recent game against the Miami Heat.
Does Charlotte Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
The Hornets’ previous game came against the Hawks, where they hosted and emerged victorious with a final score of 116-110. The total score of the game was 226, falling short of the over/under line of 236.5. Despite being considered the underdog with a spread of +4.5, the Hornets successfully covered the spread.
Leading the Hornets against the Hawks, P.J. Washington made 12 out of 18 field goal attempts and 1 out of 6 three-point attempts. Additionally, Terry Rozier scored 24 points.
On offense, the Charlotte Hornets achieved a free throw shooting percentage of 73.1% by making 19 out of 26 attempts. Additionally, they recorded a field goal shooting percentage of 50% by making 43 out of 86 attempts. From three point range, their shooting percentage was 29.7% as they made 11 out of 37 attempts.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Hornets conceded 110 points, achieved 5 steals, and caused 19 turnovers in their most recent game against the Atlanta Hawks.