San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons NBA Betting prediction

NBA Spurs vs Detroit Pistons Prediction 1/10/2024

The San Antonio Spurs (5-30) travel to face off against the Detroit Pistons (3-34) on Wednesday, January 10th. This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit and televised on BSDE. Both the Spurs and Pistons will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Spurs vs Pistons

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The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their latest game against the Cavaliers, Victor Wembanyama was the top scorer for the Spurs’ offense, scoring 24 points and shooting 6/13 from the field. While Devin Vassell was 2nd on the team with 22 points, San Antonio fell short in the game with a final score of 117-115.

With a 5-30 record, the Spurs are below .500 as they look to beat the Pistons. In the Western Conference, the Spurs are in 15th place and are 5th in the Southwest division.

San Antonio has an overall ATS record of 15-20 for the season so far. The Spurs maintain an ATS record of 8-10 on the road, while they have a 7-10 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Pistons’ most recent game versus the Kings saw Bojan Bogdanovic lead the Pistons with 26 points while shooting 10/14 from the field. While Jaden Ivey was 2nd on the team with 22 points, Detroit fell short in the game with a final score of 131-110.

In non-conference games, the Pistons are 0-14 and have gone 3-20 against Eastern Conference teams. Overall, the Pistons are 3-34 this season and are hoping to get a win against the Spurs.

Detroit possesses an ATS record of 14-22 for this season, including their ongoing two game losing streak against the spread. When playing on the road, the Pistons hold an ATS record of 9-11 in contrast to a 5-11 record against the spread when playing at home.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

Through 35 games the Spurs are averaging 111.3 points per contest, placing them 26th in the NBA.

Coming into the game, the Spurs are 26th in the NBA in scoring at 111.3 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 107.7 points per game (29th).

San Antonio has been below the NBA scoring average in 57.1% of their games this season. In terms of pace, the Spurs are 3rd in the league at 102.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Spurs are shooting 45% (28th). In terms of three-point shooting, they are 16th in made threes per game but just 29th in three-point shooting percentage.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

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In 37 games games, Detroit has an average of 111.4 points per game (25th).

The Pistons have been one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the league this season, ranking 30th in three-point makes per game at just 10.5. Overall, they are shooting 34% from beyond the arc (28th).

Despite being one of the top teams in terms of pace (6th), the Pistons are 25th in scoring at 111.4 points per game. At home, they are averaging 110.4 points compared to 112.4 on the road.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Pistons are 20th in the league at 46%. They have been strong inside the arc, ranking 6th in two-point makes per game, but just 21st in two-point shooting percentage.

Spurs Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 122.7 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 77.1% of their games. The San Antonio defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.1% of their field goal attempts vs. San Antonio.

Pistons Team Defense

On defense, the Pistons come into the game ranked 27th in the league in points allowed at 122.8 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 125 points per contest (9th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Pistons defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.6% while allowing 38.6% from downtown.

Key Players For The Spurs And Pistons

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Keldon Johnson is set to be the main scorer for the Spurs, recording 18 points and shooting 7/15 from the field. This season, he is averaging 17.5 points per game along with 6.3 boards.

On the other side, Bojan Bogdanovic is our projected leading scorer for the Pistons. We have him ending the game with a team-high 19 and grabbing 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46%, and his scoring average is 19.8 points per game.

Spurs vs Pistons Trends

  • In their last five road games, San Antonio has averaged 115 points per game while allowing 121. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-4 while going 3-2.
  • Detroit has a 0-3 record in their last three home games. In this stretch, they averaged 123 points per game while allowing 132. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • As the betting underdog, the Pistons have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Detroit posted a straight up mark of 1-9 in these matchups.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Spurs have gone 6-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 8-2.

Spurs vs Pistons Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +3.5, we recommend going with the Pistons on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 239.5, and our model predicts the Spurs and Pistons to score a combined 216 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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