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Pistons home to Hornets in NBA betting action

New Orleans HornetsDetroit Pistons
Feb 11, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

New Orleans Hornets vs Detroit Pistons Odds

17-34TEAM RECORD20-32

The Palace of Auburn Hills will feature Pistons vs. Hornets action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Pistons currently sports a record of 20-32, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 25-27 ATS. The Hornets are 17-34 and 28-23 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pistons post a 24-27-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Hornets have gone 27-24 against the number.

View New Orleans vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those backing the visitors in this one found the Hornets listed as 4-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 195.5 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 13-rated Pistons and the No. 26-rated Hornets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 94-92 win for the Pistons on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 95.4 PPG, against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 16 at 98 PPG. The Pistons field goal percentage has averaged 44.7% so far, less than the Hornets shooters have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hornets own the league's No. 18-rated mark, allowing 100.5 points per game when playing on the road. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring on their home court.

New Orleans was a 102-89 loser in its last match on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 191 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New Orleans got 19 points from Robin Lopez but lost anyway 102-89 against the Raptors on Sunday at Air Canada Centre.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 105-100 winner as they battled the Bucks on the road. The Pistons covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog, while 205 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit got 23 points and 10 assists from Jose Calderon en route to a 105-100 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday at Bradley Center.

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Portland are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

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

Next up:
New Orleans home to Portland, Wednesday, February 13
Detroit home to Washington, Wednesday, February 13