Pistons vs Thunder Pro Basketball Betting Analysis
The Oklahoma City Thunder will head out on the road and take on the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. The Oklahoma City Thunder are playing their second straight game, as they played on the road at Toronto on Monday night. The Thunder came into the new week of games, as winners of 7 straight. The Thunder are 51-22 on the season. For the Detroit Pistons, they are 8th in the Eastern Conference with a 39-35 record. The Pistons lead the Chicago Bulls for that spot by 2 games. Detroit is coming off a home NBA spread loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.
How To Bet on Detroit vs. Oklahoma City NBA Odds, TV and Game Info
Why Bet on the Pistons
The Detroit Pistons had their five game winning streak snapped in their most recent game against the Atlanta Hawks. Detroit is scoring 102.6 points per game, and allowing teams to score 101.6 per game. The Pistons are struggling at the guard position most of the season; ranking 27th in the league in assists per game. Detroit has already won 39 games this season, which is 7 more than a season ago. The Pistons are just ½ game behind the Indiana Pacers for second place in the Central Division.
Why Bet on the Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 21-13 this season on the road. The Thunder are blowing out the rest of the Northwest Division; 13.5 games ahead of the Portland Trail Blazers. Oklahoma City is one of the top scoring teams in the NBA, with 110 points per game, led by Kevin Durant with 27.9 points per game. Russell Westbrook is also scoring 20+ points per game, and dishing out more than 10 assists per game. The Thunder are the top rebounding team in the league; with more than 48 per game. Oklahoma City is going to finish above .500 for the season, for the fifth straight year.
Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction
Many people would probably guess that the Oklahoma City Thunder will roll past the Detroit Pistons. Not so fast in this one. The Detroit Pistons are looking to lock down a playoff spot, and they know winning games at home would be a huge boost in confidence. Look for the winning streak of the Oklahoma City Thunder to go down in flames in this game. The bet for the Tuesday night game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Detroit Pistons has got to go to the home team; Detroit Pistons +5.
The final score prediction: Detroit 104 and Oklahoma City 102.