Pacers vs. Pistons Prediction

Indiana Pacers vs. Detroit Pistons, 2/25/19 NBA Predictions & Odds

Will the Detroit Pistons continue their hot streak and move up the Eastern Conference standings when they face the Indiana Pacers tonight at 7PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

563 Indiana Pacers vs. 564 Detroit Pistons

Monday, February 25, 2019

7PM ET – Little Caesars Arena

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers at, the Pistons are the slight favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Pacers. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 212.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 56 percent going on the Pacers on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Pacers stay in the mix

Indiana is coming off a 119-112 win at Washington on Saturday. The Pacers have won eight of their last nine while covering the spread in seven of their last nine. Indiana is 40-20 overall, 17-12 on the road, 32-28 against the spread and 34-26 with the under.

The Pacers have the top defense in the league, allowing just 103.2 points per game while limiting opponents to 44.7 percent shooting. Offensively, Indiana is putting up 108.6 points per game while shooting 47.9 percent as a team. Victor Oladipo is out for the game and Myles Turner and Tyreke Evans are both questionable to play tonight. Bojan Bogdanovic is leading the team with 16.9 points per game while Domantas Sabonis adds 14.1 points and 9.3 rebounds per contest.

Pistons also rolling

Detroit is coming off a 119-96 win at Miami for its sixth win in seven games. The Pistons are 5-2 against the spread in those seven games. Detroit is 28-30 on the season, 17-13 at home, 27-29-2 against the spread and 31-27 with the under.

The Pistons are putting up 107.1 points per game on offense this season despite shooting just 44 percent as a team. Defensively, the Pistons are giving up 108.1 points per game while opponents shoot 47 percent as a team. Blake Griffin is leading the team with 25.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game while Andre Drummond is adding 17.5 points and 15.1 rebounds per contest.

NBA Betting Trends


The Pacers have covered the spread in six straight after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game, but 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games.


The Pistons are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games following a win and 0-4-1 ATS in their last five against Central Division opponents.


The Pacers have won the only meeting this season, but that was when both teams looked very different. The Pacers have been putting up points lately, but that isn’t going to happen in Detroit tonight. The Pistons are a good defensive team and have seen a scoring burst lately. Offense has been the issue for Detroit most of this season, so if the Pistons can hit their groove on offense, they are going to be tough to beat. I think Detroit makes a statement tonight and proves that it can be a contender for the playoffs in the East.

NBA Prediction: Detroit Pistons -2.5

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