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indiana pacers vs detroit pistons prediction 11/24/2023 sport preview

Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Prediction & Betting Tips 11/24/2023

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Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons 11/24/2023:
  • Take the Pacers on the moneyline
  • The Pacers should also cover at -8.5
  • Our NBA model projects 218 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Preview

Looking to win big? The Pistons and Pacers face off at 8:00 ET on BSIN. The Pacers are hosting the game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.

The over/under for this Central division contest is set at 247.5 points, with the Pacers being the favored team playing at home against the Pistons. Check out BetCoco for Indiana Pacers – Detroit Pistons odds

Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between Indiana and Detroit, the Pistons hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 7 points.

  • Through their last five road games, Detroit has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 0-5 while averaging 111 points per game.
  • In their last five home games, Indiana has averaged 128 points per game while allowing 136. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • The last five games that Detroit was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Pacers have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 4-6.

Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Prediction

So far this season, the Pistons have a record of just 2-13, as they look to pick up a win over the Pacers. During their 15 games, the Pistons have gone 2-7 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 0-6 in non-conference matchups.

So far, Detroit’s ATS record is below .500 at 7-8. On the road, the Pistons have an ATS record of 4-4 compared to a 3-4 record vs. the spread at home.

With more than half of the Pistons’ games exceeding the over/under lines, their over/under record stands at 9-6-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 205.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 221.

In their latest game, the Pistons offense put up 103 points against the Nuggets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Cade Cunningham, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 21.4, while Isaiah Stewart also maintains a PPG average of 11.9 leading up to the game.

The Pistons’ defense is presently ranked 21st in the league, allowing an average of 115.9 points per contest.

So far this season, the Pistons’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 1st in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 27.8 times per game vs. Detroit.

The Pacers will face the Pistons bringing in an overall record of 8-6 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. Across 14 games, the Pacers have a 6-6 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 2-0 record in non-conference games.

Currently, Indiana holds an above .500 ATS record of 8-6 so far this year. The Pacers have been unable to cover the spread in their last two games as favorites, and they hold a 4-2 record against the spread when playing as underdogs.

The Pacers have seen over half of their games surpassing the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 13-1-0. Their games feature an average over/under line of 237.2, and they hold a 17.4 differential compared to the over/under line this season.

In their recent matchup, the Pacers offense ended with 131 points against the Raptors. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 54.9% and made 18 threes. Offensively, the Pacers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 50%, placing them 1st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 4th in terms of percentage and 3rd in three-pointers made.

On average, the Indiana defense is giving up 126.4 points per game (30th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average.

Inside the arc, the Pacers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.0% and 38.3% from three-point territory.

Based on projections, we have the Pacers coming out on top by a score of 115-103.

Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Betting Tips

  • Take the Pacers on the moneyline
  • The Pacers should also cover at -8.5
  • Our NBA model projects 218 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers Injury Report

  • Aaron Nesmith – Wrist – Questionable
  • Andrew Nembhard – Back – Questionable

Detroit Pistons Injury Report

  • Joe Harris – Shoulder – Out
  • Bojan Bogdanovic – Calf – Out
  • Monte Morris – Quadriceps – Out

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