Pistons vs Washington Wizards NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Pistons vs Washington Wizards Prediction 3/29/2024

The Detroit Pistons (12-61) travel to face off against the Washington Wizards (14-59) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington and televised on MNMT. Both the Pistons and Wizards will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

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The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Pistons is coming off a loss to the Timberwolves in their latest game, ending with a score of 106-91. Despite trailing at halftime by a score of 47-45, the Pistons picked up the win.

The Pistons are looking to get a win against the Wizards and improve their sub .500 record of 12-61. So far this season, the Pistons are 7-31 at home and 5-30 on the road.

Against the spread, Detroit is .500 so far this season with a mark of 36-36 ATS. Currently, the Pistons have a two game ATS win streak when they are favored, and they are 33-32 against the spread as underdogs.

The Wizards Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Wizards lost to the Nets with a final score of 122-119. The Wizards may have lost the game outright, but they did succeed in covering the spread as +3.5 point underdogs. The over/under line entering this matchup was 221.5 points, and both teams achieved a total score that exceeded that line.

Coming into today, the Wizards are 14-59 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, they are 14th and are 5th in the Southeast division.

Washington arrives with an ATS record of 33-39 for the season up to this point. The Wizards are in the midst of a three game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they come in with a 1-5 record against the spread as favorites.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

This season, the Detroit offense is ranked 25th in the NBA in scoring at 110.8 points per game.

In terms of scoring, the Pistons are 25th in the league at 110.8 points per game. On the road, they have averaged 111.2 points per game.

So far this season, Detroit has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 28.8% of their games. They have also scored less than their own average in eight straight games.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pistons are 29th in the league in made threes at 11.1 per game. Overall, they are 26th in three-point shooting percentage at 34%.

Wizards Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Washington offense is ranked 17th in the NBA in scoring at 113.7 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Wizards are 17th in the NBA with 113.7 points per game. At home, they are averaging 113.3 points per game compared to 114.1 on the road. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 43.8% of their games.

Washington leads the league in pace at 102.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th at 47%. Inside the arc, they are making 54% of their shots, which is 16th in the NBA.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Wizards are 28th in the league at 34%. They are averaging 12.3 made threes per game, which is 18th in the NBA. At the free-throw line, they are 27th in attempts and 28th in makes.

Pistons Team Defense

Facing Washington, the Pistons aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 120.0 points allowed per game (26th). Opponents are hitting 56.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.3% of their three-point attempts.

Wizards Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Wizards’ defense is giving up an average of 123.4 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Wizards defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 57.5% and 36.1% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Pistons And Wizards

In today’s game, our projections have Cade Cunningham leading the Pistons with 22 points on 8/18 shooting from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 22.3 points per game, along with 4.3 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Kyle Kuzma as the leading scorer for the Wizards. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 23 while also collecting 7 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 46.7% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 22.4 points per game.

Pistons vs Wizards Trends

  • Through their last three road games, Detroit has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 94 points per game.
  • Through their last three home contests, the Wizards offense has averaged 108 points per game while allowing an average of 122. Washington posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Pistons have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-5.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Washington has an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 5-5 straight up.

Pistons vs Wizards Prediction

The Wizards is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 109-104. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Wizards at -4.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 227.5 and given that our model is projecting 213 points between the teams, we like the under.

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

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