Nets vs. Pistons Prediction
Even though the Pistons are in a current funk, will they cover as a home favorite versus the Nets tonight at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Pistons are 6-point home favorites versus the Nets after opening as 6.5-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 213 and that's where it currently sits.
Brooklyn has split over its last 10 games but is 6-4 against the spread during that same span. The Nets are also 35-36 at the betting window on the season but own a winning ATS record on the road this year at 19-14.
Detroit has dropped eight of its last 10 games entering play tonight and is just 3-7 against the spread during that stretch. The Pistons own a losing ATS record on the season at 35-40 but are 23-15 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: Even though the Pistons are struggling, this is a good spot to back them at the betting window. The home team is a perfect 6-0 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams while the Pistons are a perfect 11-0 against the number in their last 11 home games when playing an opponent with a losing road record. They're also 12-4 against the spread in their last 16 home games and have cashed in 11 of their last 16 games when playing on one day of rest.
THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: DETROIT PISTONS -6