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Brooklyn NetsDetroit Pistons
22-25February 07, 2014, 07:30 | The Palace of Auburn Hills19-29



Brooklyn travels to Detroit on Friday, hoping to boost its 22-25 mark with a victory over the Pistons.

Supporters of the Nets have seen them go 22-25 and 23-24 ATS so far this season, while the Pistons are at 19-29 and 21-27 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pistons are 33-15, while the Nets are 25-21-1.

View Brooklyn Nets vs Detroit Pistons Odds and Stats.

The Pistons were listed as a -3-point Favorite at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 203.5 over at 5Dimes earlier.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Pistons and the No. 18-ranked Nets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 92-90 result in favor of the Pistons.

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Brooklyn won its last outing, a 103-89 result against the Spurs on February 6. The Nets covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 192 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Nets grabbed a 103-89 win over the Spurs on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Alan Anderson at Barclays Center.

In their last action, Detroit was a 112-98 loser on the road against the Magic. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Detroit got 25 points and 12 rebounds from Josh Smith in a losing cause in a 112-98 loss to Orlando on Wednesday at Amway Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Detroit's No. 7-rated squad against Brooklyn's No. 29-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Detroit rates No. 26 in the league with 5.96 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 7.94 per outing.

A few Nets at Pistons trends to consider:
Brooklyn is 11-4-1 SU in its last 16 games
Brooklyn is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
Brooklyn is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Brooklyn is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Detroit's last 25 games
Detroit is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games at home


Next up:
Brooklyn home to New Orleans, Sunday, February 9th
Detroit home to Denver, Saturday, February 8th

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