Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 4/6/2024

The Detroit Pistons (13-64) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (30-47) on Saturday, April 6th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on YES. The Nets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Pistons are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Pacers. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Pistons’ most recent game versus the Grizzlies saw Jaden Ivey lead the Pistons with 31 points while shooting 10/15 from the field. Jalen Duren added 17 points, but unfortunately, Detroit was defeated in the game with a score of 108-90.

In preparation for their match-up with the Nets, the Pistons are 13-64 overall and are looking to end their three game losing streak. In Eastern Conference games, the Pistons are 10-38 compared to 3-26 in non-conference play.

Detroit has an overall ATS record of 38-38 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Detroit has a 3-5 record against the spread as favorites and 35-33 as underdogs.

The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Nets defeated the Pacers with a final score of 115-111. Heading into the game, the Nets were the underdogs at +7 giving them both a straight-up and ATS win. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 226 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 232.5.

Heading into today’s game vs. the Pistons, the Nets are 30-47 overall. In Eastern Conference games, the Nets are 22-26 compared to 8-21 in non-conference games.

So far, Brooklyn’s ATS record is below .500 at 33-41. Brooklyn has failed to cover the spread in two straight road games and are 13-26 ATS on the road compared to 20-15 at home.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

The Pistons come into today’s game as the 26th ranked scoring offense at 110.4 points per game.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Pistons are 26th in the league in scoring at 110.4 points per game. Interestingly, they are actually a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 110.3 points compared to 110.5 at home.

So far, Detroit has outscored the NBA average in just 27.3% of their games this season. In terms of pace, the Pistons are 7th in the league at 99.7 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Pistons are 22nd in field goal percentage at 46%. Inside the arc, they are 21st in two-point shooting at 53%. However, Detroit is last in the NBA in three-point shooting at just 34%.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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Brooklyn has recorded an average of 111.2 points per game (24th) throughout 77 games games.

At home, the Nets are averaging 113.3 points per game this season (19th in the NBA). So far, they have outscored the league’s scoring average in 40.3% of their games. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 22nd in the league at 96.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 8th in the NBA in both three-pointers made and attempted per game. However, they are just 27th in two-point field goals made. Overall, Brooklyn is 27th in field goal percentage and 26th in true shooting percentage.

Coming into tonight’s game, the Nets are averaging 111.2 points per game for the season (24th). In terms of assists, they are 18th in the league. In their last two games, Brooklyn has increased their scoring output.

Pistons Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Pistons will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 119.3 points per game (26th). Most recently, the Pistons’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 108 points to the Grizzlies.

Nets Team Defense

So far, the Nets’ defense is ranked 16th in the league at 113.7 points per contest. The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.

Key Players For The Pistons And Nets

In today’s game, our projections have Jaden Ivey leading the Pistons with 16 points on 6/13 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 15.4 points per game, in addition to 3.5 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Cam Thomas as the leading scorer for the Nets. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 22 while also collecting 3 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.3% and is averaging 22.1 points per contest.

Pistons vs Nets Trends

  • Across the Pistons last ten road games, the team averaged 100 points per game while allowing 110. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • In their last three games at home, the Nets have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team averaged 109 points per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Pistons have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-2.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Nets have a straight up record of 6-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 4-6.

Pistons vs Nets Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Nets vs. Pistons game, we suggest taking the Pistons at +8.5. Even though our predictions have the Nets winning 109-103, we see the Pistons as the better choice on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 215 and our model has the Pistons and Nets finishing with a combined 212 points. Our pick is to take the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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