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Pistons take on Bucks in hoops contest

Detroit PistonsMilwaukee Bucks
March 1, 8:00 PM | Bradley Center

Detroit Pistons vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

22-39TEAM RECORD22-36

The Bucks will be trying to slam the Pistons on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Bradley Center in NBA betting action.

Milwaukee battles the Pistons, currently with a 22-39 mark (33-28 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 22-36 for the Bucks and 33-28 for the Pistons.

View Detroit vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 17 (Bucks) and the No. 26 (Pistons) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 93-91 result in favor of the Bucks is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pistons rank No. 30 in the league with 38.2 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 14 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 19-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Pistons rate No. 17 with 6 per contest.

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 97.8 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 120-116 winner as they battled the Jazz at home. The Pistons covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 236 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Jazz were burned for 28 points by Rodney Stuckey on Saturday as the Pistons picked up a 120-116 win at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, an 83-75 result against the Bulls on February 26. The Bucks failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 158 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Milwaukee got 16 points from Luc Richard Mbah a Moute but lost anyway 83-75 against the Bulls on Saturday at Bradley Center.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Utah are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Phoenix are 2-8
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

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

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Wednesday, March 2
Milwaukee home to Phoenix, Friday, March 4

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