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new orleans pelicans vs detroit pistons prediction 11/2/2023 sport preview

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Prediction & Betting Tips 11/2/2023

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 11/2/2023:
  • Take the Pelicans on the moneyline
  • The Pelicans should also cover at -7.5
  • Our NBA model projects 210 points, and we suggest taking the under

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Preview

Looking to win big? The Pistons and Pelicans face off at 8:00 ET on BSNO. The Pelicans are hosting the game at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA.

This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 219 points, and the Pelicans are favored to win at home vs. the Pistons. Check out BetCoco for New Orleans Pelicans – Detroit Pistons odds

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Pelicans and Pistons have gone in favor of the Pelicans, putting together a record of 7-3. In the last three games as the favorite against the Pistons, the Pelicans have put together a 2-1 vs. the spread.

  • Across the Pistons last ten road games, the team averaged 105 points per game while allowing 114. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-5-1, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Pelicans have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 113 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last three games as the underdog, the Pistons have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.
  • The last ten games that New Orleans was favored, they have an ATS mark of 6-3-1 while going 7-3 straight up.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Prediction

Heading into their game vs. the Pelicans, the Detroit Pistons have a home record of 1-1, an overall record of 2-3, and a road record of 1-2 during the 2023-2024 season.

The Pistons head into today’s matchup with a record of 3-1 as the underdog in the 2023-2024 season, with an average scoring margin of 3.8. Their overall record against the spread stands at 3-2.

Detroit comes into today’s game with a 2-3-0 record against the over under this season (2023-2024). They have participated in two games where the total score surpassed 219 points, while the average combined scoring of their games has been 216.4.

The Pistons offense is coming into the game characterized by their field goal percentage of 45.9%, free throw attempts per game of 19.0, and points per game of 108.8, which rank 18th, 17th, and 8th in the NBA, respectively.

This season, the Pistons’ defense has allowed an average of 118.52 points per game, positioning them 10th in the league. They excel in blocking shots, ranking 5th with an average of 6.4 per game, but fall behind in steals, ranking 21st with the same average.

New Orleans’ most recent game came against the Thunder, resulting in a final score of 110-106 in favor of the Pelicans. With this victory, the team now holds a 3-1 overall record.

New Orleans’ leading scorer was CJ McCollum, who scored 29 points, while Zion Williamson contributed 20 points for the Pelicans in their game against Oklahoma City. McCollum showcased an impressive shooting percentage of 10/17 from the field and 5/8 from three-point range, whereas Williamson had a shooting percentage of 7/20 from the field and 0/0 from three-point range.

New Orleans’ defense is coming off a game where they allowed 106 points, made 8 steals, and caused 10 turnovers against the Thunder. As a result, their defensive efforts contributed to the Pelicans’ 110-106 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

According to our analysis, we anticipate the Pelicans to win this one with a projected score of 110-100.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Betting Tips

  • Take the Pelicans on the moneyline
  • The Pelicans should also cover at -7.5
  • Our NBA model projects 210 points, and we suggest taking the under

New Orleans Pelicans Injury Report

  • Brandon Ingram – Knee – Questionable
  • Naji Marshall – Knee – Out
  • Trey Murphy III – Knee – Out
  • Jose Alvarado – Ankle – Out

Detroit Pistons Injury Report

  • Bojan Bogdanovic – Calf – Out
  • Alec Burks – Forearm – Questionable
  • Monte Morris – Quadriceps – Out
  • Isaiah Livers – Ankle – Out
  • Jalen Duren – Ankle – Questionable


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