Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
Barclays Center features an NBA battle between the host Brooklyn Nets and the visiting Detroit Pistons in betting action on Friday.
Supporters of the Pistons have seen them go 7-17 and 10-14 ATS so far this season, while the Nets are at 12-9 and 11-9-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nets are 8-13, while the Pistons are 11-13.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nets sit at No. 15 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Pistons are at No. 20 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Nets will win this game 98-92.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Brooklyn's No. 16-rated squad against Detroit's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Brooklyn rates No. 10 in the league with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 24 with 5.8 per outing.
Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, giving up 98.8 points per game. Brooklyn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 101-94 loser as they battled the Nuggets at home. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 195 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit suffered a 101-94 loss against Denver on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Brandon Knight in a losing effort at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Nets were a 94-88 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (182) made winners of UNDER bettors. Brooklyn got 23 points from Joe Johnson en route to a 94-88 victory over Toronto on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.
Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Denver are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 8-2
A few Pistons at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Brooklyn's last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Brooklyn's last 12 games when playing Detroit
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Brooklyn's last 11 games
Detroit home to Indiana, Saturday, December 15
Brooklyn at Chicago, Saturday, December 15