Hornets vs Detroit Pistons NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Hornets vs Detroit Pistons Prediction 3/11/2024

The Charlotte Hornets (16-48) travel to face off against the Detroit Pistons (10-53) on Monday, March 11th. This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit and televised on BSDE. The Hornets 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 7:00 ET.

Hornets vs Pistons

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The Hornets Are Coming Off A Win

The Hornets picked up a win over the Nets in their latest game, finishing with a score of 110-99. the Hornets entered the second half with an advantage, leading with 63-52.

The Hornets are 16-48 overall and are looking to defeat the Pistons. On the road, the Hornets have gone 7-25 this season compared to 9-23 at home.

Charlotte has an overall ATS record of 25-37 as they come into today’s game. The Hornets maintain an ATS record of 12-20 on the road, while they have a 13-17 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Pistons fell to the Mavericks by a score of 142-124. Despite being behind at halftime 69-65, the Pistons picked up the win.

The Pistons are 10-53 overall this season and are hoping to beat the Hornets. At home, the Pistons are 5-26 compared to their 5-27 road record.

Detroit has a .500 ATS record so far this season, marked at 31-31. As the favorite this season, Detroit is 1-4 vs. the spread while going 30-27 as the underdog.

Hornets Offense Breakdown

Charlotte has recorded an average of 107.2 points per game (29th) throughout 64 games games.

The Hornets are one of the worst offensive teams in the league this season, averaging just 107.2 points per game (29th). On the road, they are scoring 106.1 points per game (30th).

In terms of shooting, Charlotte is 27th in field goal percentage at 45%. They have been below the NBA scoring average in 65.6% of their games this season.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are making 11.9 threes per game (22nd) but are just 22nd in three-point shooting percentage at 35%. From the free-throw line, they are last in the NBA in both attempts and makes.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

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Detroit has recorded an average of 112.3 points per game (23rd) throughout 63 games games.

When it comes to scoring, the Pistons are 23rd in the league at 112.3 points per game. At home, they are averaging 112 points per game.

In terms of pace, the Pistons are 8th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game. This has led to them being 7th in two-point field goals made.

From beyond the arc, the Pistons are 29th in three-pointers made at 11.3 per game. Overall, they are shooting 35% from three-point range.

Hornets Team Defense

For the season, Charlotte is sitting 20th in terms of points allowed per game (117.3). It is worth noting they have given up a fewer number of points in three straight games. Charlotte’s defense is currently forcing 13 turnovers per game, which is 19th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 23rd in blocked shots, with an average of 4.6 rejections per game.

Pistons Team Defense

At present, the Pistons’ defense is ranked 27th, allowing 121.1 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Pistons defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.7% while allowing 37.9% from downtown.

Key Players For The Hornets And Pistons

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Miles Bridges will be the primary scorer for the Hornets, with 22 points and going 8/18 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21.3 points per game, along with 7.5 rebounds.

As for Detroit, Cade Cunningham is projected to be the primary scorer for the Pistons. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 22, and adding 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 45.4%, and his scoring average is 22.6 points per game.

Hornets vs Pistons Trends

  • Charlotte has a 0-3 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 106 points per game while allowing 114. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Pistons have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 111 points per game in these contests.
  • The last ten games that Charlotte was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Pistons have an ATS mark of just 4-6 in their last ten games. Detroit posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.

Hornets vs Pistons Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +3.5, the Hornets is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 216, and our model projects the Hornets and Pistons to reach a combined total of 217 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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

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