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NBA odds preview - Pistons vs. Grizzlies

Detroit Pistons Memphis Grizzlies
1-0 November 01, 2013, 08:00 | FedExForum 0-1



The visiting Pistons hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at FedExForum against the Grizzlies.

The Grizzlies sit at 0-1 (0-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Pistons are currently 1-0 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Memphis is 1-0 OU, and Detroit is 1-0 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Detroit Pistons vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Pistons before tip-off in this one found them as 8-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 188 at TopBet.

The Grizzlies - Pistons odds would favor the Grizzlies if the lines were set according to power ranks. Memphis is rated No. 10 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Pistons sit at No. 27. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 105-88 win for the Pistons.

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The Pistons were a 113-102 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (215) made winners of OVER bettors. Detroit got 24 points and 16 rebounds from Greg Monroe en route to a 113-102 victory over Washington on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 101-94 loser as they battled the Spurs on the road. The Grizzlies failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 195 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Memphis got 15 points from Tony Allen but lost anyway 101-94 against the Spurs on Wednesday at AT&T Center.

A few Pistons at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
Memphis is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
Memphis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Memphis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games


Next up:
Detroit at Boston, Sunday, November 3rd
Memphis at Dallas, Saturday, November 2nd