New Orleans Pelicans vs. Detroit Pistons: 2/24/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 24, 2021

Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (13-17) are 9.5-point favorites against Jerami Grant and the Detroit Pistons (9-22) Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Smoothie King Center. The matchup begins at 8:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup has an over/under set at 222 points.

Betting Information

Pelicans vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -9.5 -110 -110 222 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, New Orleans has a 6-4 record against Detroit. The Pelicans have an advantage against the spread as well (2-1) when hitting the court against the Pistons.

Pelicans vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/14/2021 Pistons Regular Season 123-112 DET
2/12/2021 Pelicans Pistons -5 221.5 -212 172 Regular Season 108-102 NO
1/13/2020 Pistons Pistons -4.5 221.5 -188 155 Regular Season 117-110 NO
12/9/2019 Pistons Pelicans -1 227 -117 -105 Regular Season 105-103 DET
1/23/2019 Pelicans Regular Season 98-94 DET
12/9/2018 Pistons Regular Season 116-108 NO
2/12/2018 Pistons Regular Season 118-103 NO
1/8/2018 Pelicans Regular Season 112-109 NO
3/1/2017 Pelicans Regular Season 109-86 NO
2/1/2017 Pistons Regular Season 118-98 DET

Pelicans Betting Information

  • New Orleans has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 14-17 record.
  • In 21 of 31 (67.7%) contests this season, New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over.
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Pistons Betting Information

  • Detroit has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 15-14-2 ATS.
  • Detroit has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 48.4% of matchups this year (15 out of 31 chances).
Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 21 of 31 games (67.7%) this year, the Pelicans and their opponents have scored no less than this matchup’s over/under of 222 points.
  • In 14 of 31 games (45.2%) this season, Detroit has combined with its opponents to score more than 222 points.
  • These teams average a combined 222.1 points per game, 0.1 more points than the over/under of 222 set for this game.
  • The Pelicans and the Pistons have seen their opponents average a combined 1.3 more points per game than the point total of 222 set in this game.
  • The average point total in Pelicans games this year is 7.3 more points than the total of 222 in this matchup.
  • Pistons games this season have averaged an over/under of 219.4 points, 2.6 less than the point total in this matchup.
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Pelicans Leaders

  • The Pelicans scoring leader is Williamson, who puts up 25.1 points per game.
  • New Orleans is led in rebounding by Steven Adams’ 8.9 rebounds per game and assisting by Lonzo Ball’s 5.0 assists per game .
  • Ball hits 3.0 threes per game to lead the Pelicans.
  • Ball leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Brandon Ingram collects 0.9 blocks an outing to pace New Orleans.

Pistons Leaders

  • The Pistons leader in scoring is Grant with 23.3 points per game. He also adds 5.2 rebounds per game and 3.1 assists per game.
  • When it comes to Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Mason Plumlee with 9.1 rebounds per game and Delon Wright with 4.9 assists per game.
  • Wayne Ellington is tops from three-point range for the Pistons, knocking down 2.6 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Detroit grabs more steals than Wright (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Grant (1.1 per game).
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