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March 26, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Detroit Pistons vs Washington Wizards Odds

16-32TEAM RECORD11-37

Washington will look to improve on its 11-37 record on Monday when they host Detroit in NBA odds action at Verizon Center.

The Pistons will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 23-24-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wizards are 18-29-1 ATS. Detroit is 26-22 against the total, while Washington is 22-26 versus the number.

View Detroit vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Wizards as 1-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 195.5, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 27-rated Wizards and the No. 28-rated Pistons in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 89-88 win for the Pistons on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pistons rank No. 28 in the league with 39.5 per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 20 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington is the NBA’s No. 25-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Pistons rate No. 26 with 4.5 per contest.

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.8 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 101-79 loser as they battled the Knicks on the road. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 180 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit was run off the court by the Knicks on Saturday as New York blasted them 101-79 at Madison Square Garden.

Washington lost its last outing, an 88-76 result against the Celtics on March 25. The Wizards failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog, while the 164 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Washington got 20 points from Jordan Crawford but lost anyway 88-76 against the Celtics on Sunday at TD Garden.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 2-8
After playing New York are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Pistons at Wizards trends to consider:
Detroit is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 14 games on the road
Detroit is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing Detroit
Washington is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Cleveland, Wednesday, March 28
Washington at Indiana, Thursday, March 29

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