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April 8, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons Odds

32-46TEAM RECORD27-51

The Pistons will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Bucks tip off at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday in NBA play.

The Pistons are 27-51 so far on the season, and 41-37 ATS vs. the number. The Bucks, meanwhile, are 32-46 and 40-37-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 43-35 and the Bucks go 28-50 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 27-rated Pistons and the No. 15-rated Bucks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 94-91 win for the Bucks on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 23-ranked offense (96.5 PPG) against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 3 at 92.3 PPG. The Pistons have averaged 45.7% from the field per game, more than the Bucks have managed so far this season (42.8% on average).

Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.5 points per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 90-85 winner as they battled the Heat on the road. The Bucks covered in the match as a 9-point underdog, while 175 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bucks grabbed a 90-85 win over the Heat on Wednesday, behind a 17-point effort from John Salmons at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 116-109 winner as they battled the Nets at home. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 225 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pistons got a 25-point performance from Richard Hamilton as Detroit ran past New Jersey 116-109 on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Charlotte are 4-6
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few Bucks at Pistons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Detroit is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Cleveland, Saturday, April 9
Detroit at Charlotte, Sunday, April 10

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