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Detroit Pistons Home to New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Betting

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting New Orleans Pelicans travelling to Detroit to face the Pistons on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Detroit Pistons installed as -5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 205.5.

A 103-99 result in favor of the Pelicans is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Pistons bring a 27-28 record (27-26-2 ATS) to the battle against the 21-33 New Orleans Pelicans, who are 22-32 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Detroit Pistons go 28-26-1 so far and the New Orleans Pelicans go 26-27-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs New Orleans injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Detroit Pistons rated this week at No. 13 and the New Orleans Pelicans sitting at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Detroit's No. 16-ranked offense (101.49 PPG) against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 25 at 105.24 PPG. The Detroit Pistons have averaged 43.47% from the field per game, less than the New Orleans Pelicans have managed so far this NBA season (44.77% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Orleans got 34 points from Anthony Davis en route to a 121-114 victory over Philadelphia on Friday at Smoothie King Center.

Detroit suffered a 98-86 loss against Washington on Friday, getting 21 points from Tobias Harris in a losing effort at Verizon Center.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of New Orleans's last 16 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of New Orleans's last 19 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Washington, Tuesday, February 23rd
Detroit at Cleveland, Monday, February 22nd