Indiana Pacers vs. Detroit Pistons: 2/11/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 11, 2021

The Indiana Pacers (12-13) will try to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Detroit Pistons (6-18) on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Little Caesars Arena as only 3-point favorites. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The over/under is set at 219 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Pacers vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pacers -3 -110 -110 219 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Detroit has a 6-4 record against Indiana. The Pistons also have a 4-0 record against the spread when facing the Pacers.

Pacers vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/6/2019 Pacers Pistons -1.5 212 -120 100 Regular Season 108-101 DET
11/8/2019 Pacers Pacers -6.5 209.5 -271 214 Regular Season 112-106 IND
10/28/2019 Pacers Pistons -1.5 212.5 -122 100 Regular Season 96-94 DET
10/23/2019 Pacers Pacers -7.5 210.5 -305 245 Regular Season 119-110 DET
4/3/2019 Pistons Regular Season 108-89 IND
4/1/2019 Pacers Regular Season 111-102 IND
2/25/2019 Pistons Regular Season 113-109 DET
12/28/2018 Pacers Regular Season 125-88 IND
12/26/2017 Pistons Regular Season 107-83 DET
12/15/2017 Pacers Regular Season 104-98 DET
  • 12/6/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo; Pistons: Reggie Jackson
  • 11/8/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb Pistons: Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin, Reggie Jackson
  • 10/28/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb Pistons: Blake Griffin, Reggie Jackson
  • 10/23/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo; Pistons: Blake Griffin
  • Pacers Betting Information

    • Indiana has struggled against the spread, going 11-14 on the year.
    • The Pacers have posted a losing record of 6-7 against the spread when the spread is -3 or higher.
    • More often than not, Indiana and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 14 of 25 chances this season.
    Bet on the Indiana Pacers to win the NBA Championship.

    Pistons Betting Information

    • Detroit has a 13-10-1 record against the spread, covering in 54.2% of their contests.
    • The Pistons have not fared well as a 3-point underdog, going 0-1 against the spread when they are at least 3-point underdogs.
    • In the majority of Detroit’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (14 out of 24 games, 58.3%).
    Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Pacers and their opponents have combined to put up more than 219 points in 64% of their outings this season (16 of 25 opportunities).
    • Detroit has played in 15 games this year (out of 24 total matchups — 62.5% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 219 points.
    • These two teams average a combined 221.3 points per game, 2.3 more points than the total of 219 set for this matchup.
    • The Pacers and the Pistons have seen their opponents average a combined 6.1 more points per game than the point total of 219 set for this matchup.
    • The average total the Pacers have had set in games this season is 4.9 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average over/under in Pistons games this year is 3.5 more points than the point total of 219 for this outing.
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    Pacers Leaders

    • The Pacers points and assists leader is Malcolm Brogdon. He racks up 21.4 points per game and contributes 6.6 assists.
    • Domantas Sabonis paces Indiana with 11.6 rebounds per game.
    • Brogdon connects on 2.6 threes per game to lead the Pacers.
    • Indiana’s blocks leader is Myles Turner, who averages 3.5 per game. T.J. McConnell leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.

    Pistons Leaders

    • Jerami Grant owns the Pistons top spot in scoring with 24.3 points per game and also tacks on 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest.
    • The Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists are Mason Plumlee (8.8 rebounds per game) and Delon Wright (4.9 assists per game).
    • Wayne Ellington leads the Pistons in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.1 made threes per game.
    • Detroit’s Wright has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Grant is first in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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