Pistons vs. Warriors NBA Prediction

Pistons vs. Warriors, 1/18/22 NBA Predictions & betting Odds

The Warriors have dropped six of their last 10 games overall but they should pick up a win against the visiting Pistons on Tuesday night at 10:00 p.m. ET. That said, will they cover as 14.5-point home favorites?

Game Snapshot

571 Detroit Pistons (+14.5) at 572 Golden State Warriors (-14.5); o/u 216

10:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Venue: Chase Center, San Francisco, CA

TV: NBA TV

Detroit Pistons DFS Notes

Kelly Olynyk (conditioning) won't play on Tuesday against the Warriors. At least we're getting an explanation for this DNP, as he was active but didn't play on Sunday. He hasn't appeared in a game since Nov. 10 so it makes sense, and Olynyk might be worth stashing with Bol Bol's trade vetoed and Jerami Grant perhaps on his way out of Detroit.

Golden State Warriors DFS Notes

Klay Thompson shot 5-of-14 from the floor in Sunday's blowout loss to the Wolves, tallying 13 points, four rebounds, two assists, three triples, one steal and two turnovers in 23 minutes. Thompson returned to the floor following a rest day on the second leg of a back-to-back, but he still looked a little rusty, and he’s yet to convert at least 40% of his shots in his first four games of the season. This is to be expected after such a lengthy layoff, and at least he’s been chipping in some dimes and steals. It's also worth noting that this was the most minutes he's played since getting back to the floor. The Dubs have another back-to-back set coming up next week with games on Thursday and Friday, so managers should anticipate only having Thompson available for three of Golden State’s four games in Week 14.

Pistons vs. Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

The Warriors are just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games overall, are 1-5 against the number in their last six games as a favorite and are 0-5 at the betting window in their last five games playing on one day of rest. The Pistons, meanwhile, are 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 games following an ATS loss, are 11-4 against the number in their last 15 games following a loss of more than 10 points and are 4-0 at the betting window in their last four games coming off a double-digit loss at home.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: DETROIT PISTONS +14.5

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