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Feb 1, 7:30 PM | Prudential Center

Detroit Pistons vs New Jersey Nets Odds

4-19TEAM RECORD7-15

The New Jersey Nets host Detroit on Wednesday, looking to build on their 7-15 mark against the 4-19 Pistons in NBA action at Prudential Center.

The Nets bring a 7-15 record (11-11 ATS) to the battle against the 4-19 Pistons, who are 6-16-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Jersey go 12-10 so far and the Pistons go 11-12.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Pistons before tip-off in this one will find them as 6.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 185.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 27-rated Nets and the No. 29-rated Pistons in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 86-82 win for the Nets on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Jersey's No. 28-rated squad against Detroit's No. 29-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Jersey rates No. 2 in the league with 9.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 4.7 per outing.

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.5 points per game. New Jersey, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 113-86 result against the Knicks on January 31. The Pistons failed to cover in that game as a 10-point underdog, while the 199 combined points took the game OVER the total. Detroit was run off the court by the Knicks on Tuesday as New York blasted them 113-86 at Madison Square Garden.

The Nets were a 106-99 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (205) made winners of OVER bettors. The Nets got a terrific 34-point performance from Deron Williams but Indiana handed them a 106-99 defeat on Tuesday at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing New York are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Indiana are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Pistons at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit's last 13 games on the road
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Jersey's last 9 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Jersey's last 15 games

Next up:
Detroit home to Milwaukee, Friday, February 3
New Jersey home to Minnesota, Friday, February 3

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