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NBA Matchup - Pistons Spurs Odds Preview

San Antonio SpursDetroit Pistons
Feb 8, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons Odds

39-11TEAM RECORD18-32

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Detroit and San Antonio on Friday, with the host Pistons trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

The Pistons sport records of 18-32 and 23-27 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Spurs sit at 39-11 and 28-20-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 23-26-1 for the Pistons and 22-27-1 for the Spurs. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View San Antonio vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pistons - Spurs odds would favor the Spurs if the lines were set according to power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 14 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Spurs sit at No. 1. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 106-96 win for the Spurs.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 22-ranked offense (94.8 PPG) against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 7 at 95.7 PPG. The Pistons have averaged 44.5% from the field per game, less than the Spurs have managed so far this season (48.6% on average).

Defensively, the Spurs feature the league's No. 15-rated defense on the road, giving up 99.3 points per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 104-94 winner as they battled the Timberwolves on the road. The Spurs covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 198 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tony Parker went off for 31 points and added 5 rebounds leading San Antonio to a 104-94 win over Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Center.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 93-90 result against the Nets on February 6. The Pistons failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite, while the 183 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Detroit got 23 points and 10 rebounds from Greg Monroe in a losing cause in a 93-90 loss to Brooklyn on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 9-1
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 10-0

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Spurs at Pistons trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing Detroit
San Antonio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
San Antonio at Brooklyn, Sunday, February 10
Detroit at Milwaukee, Saturday, February 9