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Pistons battle vs Wizards highlights NBA odds

Washington WizardsDetroit Pistons
Dec 21, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons Odds

3-20TEAM RECORD7-21

Detroit looks to cover the Pistons-Wizards pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 7-21 mark when they host Washington in NBA action.

Supporters of the Wizards have seen them go 3-20 and 13-9-1 ATS so far this season, while the Pistons are at 7-21 and 11-17 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pistons are 13-15, while the Wizards are 11-12.

View Washington vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Wizards before tip-off in this one found them as 8-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 186 at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pistons sit at No. 20 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Wizards are at No. 23 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Pistons will win this game 91-87.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Detroit's No. 16-rated squad against Washington's No. 11-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Detroit rates No. 26 in the league with 5.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 15 with 6.8 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Wizards own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 96.3 points per game when playing on the road. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring on their home court.

The Wizards were a 90-83 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Magic. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (173) made winners of UNDER bettors. Nene Hilario scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Wizards to victory (they lost 90-83 to Orlando at Amway Center on Wednesday).

The Pistons were a 97-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (188) made winners of OVER bettors. Detroit got 35 points from Greg Monroe en route to a 97-91 loss at the hands of Detroit on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Orlando are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Wizards at Pistons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Washington is 10-4-1 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington
Detroit is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington home to Detroit, Saturday, December 22
Detroit at Washington, Saturday, December 22

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