Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks Prediction 3/25/2024

The Detroit Pistons (12-59) travel to face off against the New York Knicks (42-28) on Monday, March 25th. This game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York and televised on MSG. The Knicks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Pistons are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Nets. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Pistons vs Knicks

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The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Pistons conveyed a message to the Pelicans with a score of 114-101. Despite trailing at halftime by a score of 57-41, the Pistons picked up the win.

When it comes to playing against Eastern Conference teams, the Pistons have gone 9-36 and are 3-23 in non-conference games. Overall, they are 12-59 and are hoping to snap a six game losing streak.

Detroit holds a .500 ATS record for the season, standing at 35-35 ATS. The Pistons are currently on a two game ATS win streak when they are the favorite, and they hold a 32-31 record against the spread as underdogs.

The Knicks Are Coming Off A Win

In their latest game against the Nets, Donte DiVincenzo was the top scorer for the Knicks’ offense, scoring 31 points and shooting 12/24 from the field. The Knicks picked up a 105-93 win, and Miles McBride also added 26 points which was 2nd on the team.

In their last ten games, the Knicks are 7-3 and have an overall record of 42-28 as they prepare to face the Pistons. When playing on the road, the Knicks are 19-15 compared to their 23-13 record at home this season.

New York has an overall ATS record of 38-31 for the season so far. This season, New York has a 24-14 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 14-17 when playing as underdogs.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

In 71 games games, Detroit has an average of 111.3 points per game (24th).

On offense, the Pistons have been one of the NBA’s top teams in terms of pace, ranking 8th in the league at 99.9 possessions per game. However, they are just 24th in scoring at 111.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Detroit is 20th in the league at 46%.

When looking at their three-point shooting, the Pistons are 29th in the NBA in made threes at 11.1 per game. In terms of three-point percentage, they are 25th at 35%. In terms of free throws, Detroit is 15th in the league in made free throws at 17.3 per game.

When playing on the road, the Pistons are averaging 112.2 points per game compared to 110.5 at home. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 29.6% of their games this season.

Knicks Offense Breakdown

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This season, the New York offense is ranked 23rd in the NBA in scoring at 111.8 points per game.

The Knicks come into this game as one of the top offensive rebounding teams in the league, averaging 12.8 per game (2nd). However, they are 29th in assists with just 23.9 per game.

So far this season, the Knicks have attempted the 12th most three-pointers in the NBA, averaging 35.9 per game. However, their three-point shooting percentage is just 36% (18th).

At home this season, the Knicks are averaging 110.3 points per game (26th). Overall, they are 23rd in the NBA with 111.8 points per game.

Pistons Team Defense

Looking at the Pistons defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 120.1 points per game (26th). So far this season, the Pistons’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 2nd in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 25.6 times per game vs. Detroit.

Knicks Team Defense

So far, the Knicks’ defense is ranked 2nd in the league at 107.8 points per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Knicks are forcing 12.3 per game, which is 11th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 28th in blocked shots at 4.1 per game.

Key Players For The Pistons And Knicks

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Jaden Ivey is set to be the main scorer for the Pistons, recording 16 points and shooting 6/13 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 15.3 points per game, in addition to 3.4 rebounds.

On the other side, Jalen Brunson is our projected leading scorer for the Knicks. We have him ending the game with a team-high 27 and grabbing 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 47.5% and is averaging 27.4 points per contest.

Pistons vs Knicks Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Pistons have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 107 points per game in these contests.
  • Across their last five home contests, New York has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-1-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 105 points per game.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Pistons have a straight up record of 0-5. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • The Knicks have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 3-1-1 against the spread.

Pistons vs Knicks Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Pistons vs. Knicks game, our recommendation is to take the Pistons at +16.5. Despite our model showing the Knicks winning 106-105, we like Pistons as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 207 and given that our model is projecting 211 points between the teams, we like the over.

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