Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Pistons and Knicks. The game is starting at 7:30 ET on MSG, and it’s hosted by the Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 218 points, and the Knicks are favored to win at home against the Pistons.
DETROIT PISTONS VS NEW YORK KNICKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Pistons +13.5
This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 ET on Thursday, November 30th.
WHY BET THE DETROIT PISTONS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-104 in favor of the Knicks.
- Our projections have Jalen Brunson finishing with Jalen Brunson points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Knicks finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.0% and knocking down 14 threes.
Will Detroit Come Through as Road Underdogs?
Getting ready to face the Knicks, the Pistons hold an overall record of 2-16 and need a win to break their 15 game losing streak. Across their 18 games, the Pistons have recorded a 2-9 record when facing teams from the Eastern Conference and a 0-7 record in non-conference games.
Detroit has an overall ATS record of 7-11 for the season so far. As the favorite this season, Detroit is 0-2 vs. the spread while going 7-9 as the underdog.
In their recent game, the Pistons’ offense concluded with 107 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 109.4 points per contest. Cade Cunningham is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 21.8 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Isaiah Stewart brings a PPG average of 11.5 into the game.
As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Pistons is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 118.6 points per game (24th).
In their previous game, the Pistons’ defense struggled against the Lakers, giving up 133 points on a field goal percentage of 51%.
Can the Knicks Grab a Win at Home?
Facing the Pistons today, the Knicks look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 10-7. Away from their home court, the Knicks have a 5-4 record this season, in contrast to their 5-3 record at home.
New York is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 11-6. As the favorite this season, New York is 8-3 vs. the spread while going 3-3 as the underdog.
The Knicks’ offense finished with 115 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 110 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Jalen Brunson, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 24.1, while Julius Randle also carries a PPG average of 19.9 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Knicks’ defense is giving up an average of 105.1 points per contest.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Knicks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.9% while allowing 36.0% from downtown.