Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction 4/14/2024

The Detroit Pistons (14-67) travel to face off against the San Antonio Spurs (21-60) on Sunday, April 14th. This game will be played at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and televised on BSSW. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 3:30 ET.

Pistons vs Spurs

detroit pistons nba

The Pistons Are Coming Off A Win

The Pistons’ most recent game versus the Mavericks saw Marcus Sasser lead the Pistons with 24 points while shooting 9/20 from the field. Chimezie Metu also contributed 18 points as the Pistons won by a score of 107-89 vs. the Mavericks.

In the Pistons’ last five games, they have gone 1-4 and have an overall record of 14-67. Currently, they are 15th in the Eastern Conference and 5th in the Central division.

Detroit comes in with an overall ATS record of 40-40 so far this season. In their last two home games, Detroit has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 18-21 at home compared to 22-19 on the road.

The Spurs Are Coming Off A Win

The Spurs picked up a win over the Nuggets in their latest game, finishing with a score of 121-120. Prior to the game, the Spurs were the underdog at +11.5, earning both a straight-up and ATS victory. The over/under line entering this matchup was 223.5 points, and both teams achieved a total score that exceeded that line.

In their last ten games, the Spurs are 6-4 and have an overall record of 21-60 heading into today’s matchup with the Pistons. In the Western Conference standings, the Spurs are in 14th place and are 5th in the Southwest division.

In terms of the spread, San Antonio currently holds an ATS record of 43-38, which is above .500. During this season, San Antonio has a 6-2 record against the spread as favorites and 37-36 as underdogs.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

Through 81 games the Pistons are averaging 110.1 points per contest, placing them 26th in the NBA.

This season, the Pistons have struggled to score, ranking 26th in the league at 110.1 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 109.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 23rd in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pistons are 29th in the league in made threes, averaging just 11.1 per game. Overall, they are shooting 35% from beyond the arc.

In terms of pace, the Pistons are 8th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game. As a team, they are 16th in offensive rebounds and 22nd in assists.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

san antonio spurs

The Spurs come into today’s game as the 23rd ranked scoring offense at 112 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Spurs are 23rd in the league at 112 points per game. At home, they are averaging 114 points per game this season.

San Antonio has been one of the most up-tempo teams in the league, ranking 2nd in pace at 101.3 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Spurs have made 12.6 three-pointers per game, which is 17th in the NBA. Overall, they are shooting 34% from beyond the arc (27th).

Pistons Team Defense

So far, the Pistons’ defense is ranked 26th in the league at 118.9 points per contest. The Detroit defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.0% of their field goal attempts vs. Detroit.

Spurs Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 118.9 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 65.4% of their games. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.6% while allowing 37.3% from downtown.

Key Players For The Pistons And Spurs

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Cade Cunningham is set to be the main scorer for the Pistons, recording 22 points and shooting 8/18 from the field. This season, he is averaging 22.7 points per game along with 4.3 boards.

On the flip side, our predictions place Tre Jones as the leading scorer for the Spurs. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 11 while also collecting 4 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 50.7%, and he is contributing 10 points per game on average.

Pistons vs Spurs Trends

  • In their last three road games, Detroit has averaged 104 points per game while allowing 107. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.
  • In their last three home games, San Antonio has averaged 100 points per game while allowing 107. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Detroit has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Spurs have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 3-2.

Pistons vs Spurs Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Spurs to win, and have the projected score sitting at 109-98. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Spurs at -5.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 214 and given that our model is projecting 207 points between the teams, we like the under.

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

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.