After an impressive 102-94 upset win over the 76ers, the 21-56 Detroit Pistons are confident heading into Oklahoma City tonight as they take on the 22-54 Thunder at 8:00 PM EST.
Both teams have been excellent bets lately, with the Pistons going an insane 16-2-2 against the spread (ATS) in their last 20 games and the Thunder going 7-1 ATS over their previous eight.
Oklahoma City earned a 114-103 win over Detroit back in December but this is a much different Pistons squad now. Can Motor City get their revenge or will the Thunder sweep the season series?
Let's check out the odds from WynnBET as we find value in this Pistons vs Thunder matchup:
Pistons vs Thunder Odds, Spread and Total
- Pistons -4.5 (-110)
- Thunder +4.5 (-110)
- Pistons: -190
- Thunder: +155
- 221.5 (Over -110/Under -110)
Pistons vs Thunder Prediction and Pick
Look, the Pistons may be a legitimately good team now. They rank 12th leaguewide in net rating over their last 10 games thanks to their fourth-ranked defense. Cade Cunningham has something to do with their success as well - he's averaging 23 points, 7.5 assists and 4.6 rebounds in that stretch.
The Thunder, meanwhile, are actively tanking. Despite their strong spread record, they still had a bottom-five offense and defense in March. They had the third-worst turnover percentage last month and Detroit's suddenly stout defense will take advantage.
Oklahoma City may hang around as Detroit hasn't been great as a favorite, but the Pistons should pull away in the end. Cunningham has been particularly excellent in the fourth quarter and Detroit is, you know, actually trying to win games.
Motor City will be bolstered by confidence after knocking off Philadelphia and that'll carry them to victory. Give me the Pistons to move to 17-2-2 ATS in their last 21.
Pick: Pistons -4.5 (-110)
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