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Spurs visit Pistons in NBA clash

San Antonio SpursDetroit Pistons
37-14February 10, 2014, 07:30 | The Palace of Auburn Hills21-29



The Pistons will be trying to slam the Spurs on Monday when the teams tip off at The Palace of Auburn Hills in NBA betting action.

Detroit will face the 37-14 Spurs, who own a 24-27 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pistons are 35-15 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Spurs are 29-22 favoring the OVER.

View San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Spurs before tip-off in this one found them as -4.5-point favorites earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 206.5 at TopBet.

The Pistons - Spurs odds would favor the Spurs if the lines were set according to power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 25 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Spurs sit at No. 6. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 100-92 win for the Spurs.

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The Spurs were a 104-100 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Bobcats. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors. The Spurs got a 32-point performance from Patrick Mills as San Antonio handed Charlotte a 104-100 defeat on Saturday at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Detroit was a 126-109 winner in its last match at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 235 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Pistons got a 35-point performance from Brandon Jennings as Detroit handed Denver a 126-109 defeat on Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 100.64 PPG, against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 6 at 97.33 PPG. The Pistons field goal percentage has averaged 44.95% so far, less than the Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 48.93% per game.

Next up:
San Antonio at Boston, Wednesday, February 12th
Detroit home to Cleveland, Wednesday, February 12th

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