Pistons vs. Trail Blazers Prediction

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Will the Portland Trail Blazers and Detroit Pistons fail to combine for enough points to push the score over the total tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

(521) Detroit Pistons at (522) Portland Trail Blazers

Saturday, March 17, 2018

TV: N/A, 10:00 p.m. ET

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Trail Blazers are 8.5-point home favorites to beat the Pistons tonight. As for the betting total, the number is sitting at 207 at most online sportsbooks.

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LINE MOVEMENT

Detroit opened as an 8-point road underdog but the line has climbed a half-point to 8.5 at the majority of online sportsbooks. As for the total, it hit the board at 208.5 and was bet down to 207.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 82% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Trail Blazers to cover the point spread this evening. Meanwhile, 53% of the betting tickets are on the over.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

Reggie Jackson (ankle) remains out for the Pistons, who will also be without Jon Leuer (ankle, out for the year). The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, do not have a single player listed on their injury report ahead of tonight's game.

BETTING STRATEGY

This is a great matchup for 'under' bettors. The under is 4-1 in the Pistons' last five Western Conference games, is 7-3-3 in their last 13 games overall, and has cashed in 36 of their last 55 games coming off a loss (with three pushes). On the other side, the under is 5-2 in the Trail Blazers' last seven games overall, is 5-1 in their last six Eastern Conference matchups, and is 5-2 in their last seven games coming off a victory.

 

OUR PREDICTION: PISTONS/TRAIL BLAZERS UNDER 207

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