Detroit Pistons vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Detroit Pistons vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction 4/5/2024

The Detroit Pistons (13-63) travel to face off against the Memphis Grizzlies (26-50) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at FedExForum in Memphis and televised on BSSE. The Grizzlies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Pistons are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bucks. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Pistons vs Grizzlies

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The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Pistons will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the Hawks with a final score of 121-113. The Pistons turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 59-50.

Heading into their matchup with the Grizzlies, the Pistons are 13-63 overall and are looking to snap a two game skid. In the Eastern Conference, the Pistons are 15th and are 5th in the Central division.

Currently, Detroit holds an above .500 ATS record of 38-37 so far this year. Detroit has covered the spread in three straight road games and are 20-17 ATS on the road compared to 18-20 at home.

The Grizzlies Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Grizzlies defeated the Bucks with a final score of 111-101. Going into the second half the Grizzlies held the lead at 53-49.

Overall, the Grizzlies have a 26-50 record and are 2-1 in their last three games. When playing on the road, the Grizzlies are 18-22 compared to a 8-28 record at home.

The Grizzlies are riding a two game ATS win streak and currently possess an overall ATS record of 37-39. The Grizzlies currently have a two game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 5-11 vs. the spread as the favorite.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

This season, the Detroit offense is ranked 25th in the NBA in scoring at 110.6 points per game.

This season, the Pistons have been one of the more efficient teams in terms of getting shots up. They are 7th in the NBA in pace at 99.8 possessions per game. However, they have struggled from beyond the arc, ranking 30th in three-pointers made per game at 11.0.

When it comes to scoring, the Pistons are 25th in the NBA at 110.6 points per game. They have been slightly better on the road, averaging 110.8 points compared to 110.5 at home. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 27.6% of their games.

One area where the Pistons have been successful is getting to the free-throw line. They are 14th in both free throws made and attempted per game. In terms of assists, Detroit is 19th in the league at 25.7 per game.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

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The Grizzlies come into today’s game as the 30th ranked scoring offense at 106 points per game.

At home, the Grizzlies are averaging 103.9 points per game, which is 30th in the NBA. Overall, they are 30th in scoring at 106 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Memphis is 6th in attempts but just 30th in percentage. Overall, they are 30th in field goal percentage.

So far this season, the Grizzlies have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 21.1% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 16th in the league.

Pistons Team Defense

Defensively, the Pistons come into today’s game ranked 26th in the NBA at 119.4 points per game allowed. However, they have shown signs of improvements lately, ranking 6th in the league over their last three games. Detroit’s defense is currently forcing 14.8 turnovers per game, which is 29th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 20th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.8 rejections per game.

Grizzlies Team Defense

The Grizzlies’ defense is presently ranked 12th in the league, allowing an average of 112.9 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Grizzlies’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.9% and allowing 38.2% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Pistons And Grizzlies

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Jaden Ivey will be the primary scorer for the Pistons, with 16 points and going 6/13 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 15.2 points per game, along with 3.5 rebounds.

On the other side, GG Jackson II is our projected leading scorer for the Grizzlies. We have him ending the game with a team-high 11 and grabbing 3 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 43.2%, and his scoring average is 13.3 points per game.

Pistons vs Grizzlies Trends

  • Across their last three road contests, Detroit has a 3-0 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 100 points per game.
  • In their last three home games, Memphis has averaged 103 points per game while allowing 109. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Pistons have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 4-1.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the favorite, Memphis has an ATS mark of 0-3 while going 0-3 straight up.

Pistons vs Grizzlies Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Grizzlies to secure the win, with an expected final score of 106-104. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -1.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 209 and given that our model is projecting 210 points between the teams, we like the over.

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

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