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Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons Odds
Washington pays a visit to Detroit on Wednesday, hoping to send the Pistons to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Pistons are 20-33 so far on the season, and 25-28 ATS vs. the number. The Wizards, meanwhile, are 15-35 and 32-17-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 24-28-1 and the Wizards go 20-29-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 13 (Pistons) and the No. 15 (Wizards) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 93-91 result in favor of the Pistons is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wizards rank No. 8 in the league with 43.4 per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Detroit is the NBA’s No. 23-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Wizards rate No. 18 with 6.5 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Wizards own the league's No. 5-rated mark, allowing 95.1 points per game when playing on the road. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Washington was a 102-90 winner on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (192) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Bradley Beal went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds leading Washington over Milwaukee, 102-90, on Monday at Bradley Center.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 105-86 loser as they battled the Hornets at home. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 191 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Pistons endured a 105-86 loss at the hands of the Hornets on Monday, despite a 19-point effort from Rodney Stuckey at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 1-9
After a win are 6-4
Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wizards at Pistons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Washington
Detroit is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Washington home to Toronto, Tuesday, February 19
Detroit home to Memphis, Tuesday, February 19