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NBA Game Preview - Pistons underdogs vs Warriors at Golden State

Detroit PistonsGolden State Warriors
March 13, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Detroit Pistons vs Golden State Warriors Odds

23-43TEAM RECORD36-29

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Golden State and Detroit on Wednesday, with the host Warriors trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

Supporters of the Pistons have seen them go 23-43 and 29-37 ATS so far this season, while the Warriors are at 36-29 and 32-31-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Warriors are 38-26-1, while the Pistons are 31-34-1.

View Detroit vs Golden State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Golden State opened as 12.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 201 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors sit at No. 10 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Pistons are at No. 21 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Warriors will win this game 98-95.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense (100.6 PPG) against a Pistons defense that ranks No. 16 at 98.3 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 45.2% from the field per game, more than the Pistons have managed so far this season (44.4% on average).

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 17-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.2 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

The Pistons were a 103-90 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (193) made winners of UNDER bettors. Jonas Jerebko scored 15 points in a failed effort to lead the Pistons to victory (they lost 103-90 to Utah at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday).

The Warriors were a 92-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (155) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Warriors blew out New York on Monday, running up the score in a 92-63 win at Oracle Arena.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Utah are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing New York are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Pistons at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Detroit is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Golden State is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Portland, Saturday, March 16
Golden State home to Chicago, Friday, March 15

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