Can Pistons improve defense vs. Bucks?
Will the Detroit Pistons be able to shore up their defense at home when they host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pistons are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -7 points against the Bucks. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 205.5 points.
Detroit is 36-34 on the season, 21-12 at home and 35-33-2 against the spread. Milwaukee is 30-40 overall, 9-26 on the road and 35-35 against the spread. Detroit is 37-33 with the over while Milwaukee is 35-35 with the total. The Pistons have won and covered the spread in the last two meetings of this series, but Milwaukee had covered in seven straight prior to that. They have hit the over in two of three meetings this season.
The Pistons have been pretty steady with the over as of late. They have been solid at putting up points lately, but their defense has really been struggling. Detroit has given up at least 103 points in six straight while scoring at least 100 in seven of their last eight. These two have hit the over in 5 of their last 6 meetings in Detroit. Look for it to happen again tonight.
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