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Nov 9, 8:00 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena

Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

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NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Pistons of Detroit hit the hard court against the Thunder of Oklahoma City.

This season the Thunder are 3-2 overall and 3-1-1 ATS against the number, while the Pistons are 0-5 and 2-3 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Oklahoma City is 0-4-1 on the OU, and Detroit is 3-2.

View Detroit vs Oklahoma City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Pistons were listed as 11.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 198.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Thunder - Pistons odds would favor the Thunder if the lines were set according to power ranks. Oklahoma City is rated No. 2 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Pistons sit at No. 27. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 102-86 win for the Thunder.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma City's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 98 PPG, against a Pistons defense that ranks No. 28 at 103.8 PPG. The Thunder field goal percentage has averaged 46.4% so far, more than the Pistons shooters have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, giving up 103.5 points per game. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 105-103 loser as they battled the Kings on the road. The Pistons covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 208 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Detroit got 21 points from Brandon Knight but lost anyway 105-103 against the Kings on Wednesday at Power Balance Pavilion.

Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 97-91 winner as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 188 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Thunder got 24 points from Kevin Durant as Oklahoma City ran past Chicago 97-91 on Thursday at United Center.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Sacramento are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Pistons at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Detroit's last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Oklahoma City is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games
Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Houston, Saturday, November 10
Oklahoma City home to Cleveland, Sunday, November 11

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