Hornets vs. Pistons Prediction

Are the Pistons a safe bet to cover vs. Hornets? NBA Predictions 2/23/17

The Pistons are listed as slight home favorites tonight versus the Hornets at 7:30PM ET. Will Detroit cover?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Pistons are 4.5-point home favorites versus the Hornets after opening as a 5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 208.5 and has been bet down to 207.

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Charlotte enters play having won just once over its last 10 games and is 2-7-1 against the spread over that same span. On the season the Hornets are 23-31 against the spread, which includes an 11-14 ATS record on the road.

Detroit, meanwhile, has won six of its last 10 games entering play tonight and covered in seven of those 10 games. The Pistons are also 27-30 against the spread this season, but 16-12 against the number at home.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Hornets have been awful at the betting window, going 2-10-1 against the spread in their last 13 games overall. They're also winless at 0-6 against the number in their last six games when playing an opponent with a losing record. On the other side, the Pistons are 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games and have covered in all five of their last five home games versus a team with a losing road record.



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