Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, March 24, 2023

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Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 24, 2023

NBA Predictions

Odds are against Jaden Ivey and the Detroit Pistons (16-57), who are a 13.5-point underdog when they take the court against Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (35-38) on March 24, 2023. The matchup has an over/under of 224.

Raptors vs. Pistons Odds

  • Raptors odds to win: -1013
  • Pistons odds to win: +663
  • Spread: Raptors (-13.5)
  • Total: 224

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 24, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario
  • TV: BSDET and SportsNet

Who Will Win Raptors vs. Pistons?

Raptors and Pistons Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Pistons have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 13.5 points or more this season (0-6).

The Raptors and the Pistons combine to average 0.3 fewer points per game than the total of 224 set for this game.

Toronto and Detroit have seen its opponents average a combined 6.8 more points per game than the point total of 224 set for this outing.

The Raptors’ average point total in matchups this season is 225.1, 1.1 points higher than the over/under in this game.

The average total in Detroit’s games this season is 5.5 more points than the point total of 224 in this outing.

So far this season, Toronto has put together a 36-36-1 record against the spread.

So far this season, the Pistons have compiled a 31-41-1 record against the spread.

Raptors Stats & Insights

The Raptors score 112.9 points per game (21st in the NBA) and allow 112.2 (sixth in the league) for a +50 scoring differential overall.

The 42.9 rebounds per game the Raptors average rank 17th in the NBA. Their opponents collect 42.3 per outing.

Toronto knocks down 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league) at a 33.8% rate (28th in the NBA), compared to the 12.2 per contest its opponents make while shooting 37.6% from deep.

The Raptors rank 15th in the league by averaging 111.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 16th in the NBA, allowing 112.0 points per 100 possessions.

The Raptors’ offense has been much better in home games (114.3 PPG) compared to road games (111.4 PPG). Similarly, their defense has been better when playing at home (110.8 PPG allowed) when compared to away games (113.6 PPG allowed).

Pistons Stats & Insights

The Pistons’ -568 scoring differential (being outscored by 7.8 points per game) is a result of putting up 110.8 points per game (28th in NBA) while giving up 118.6 per contest (29th in league).

The 42.5 rebounds per game Detroit accumulates rank 21st in the NBA, 2.5 fewer than the 45.0 its opponents collect.

The Pistons knock down 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 11.9. They shoot 35.1% from deep, and their opponents shoot 36.1%.

The Pistons average 108.0 points per 100 possessions (28th in league), while giving up 115.8 points per 100 possessions (27th in NBA).

At home, Detroit scores 112.5 points per game. Away, it averages 109.1.

Raptors Key Players to Watch

Siakam leads active Raptors players in scoring, tallying 24.2 points per game to go with 7.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists.

Fred VanVleet is averaging 19.7 points, 7.1 assists and 4.2 rebounds a game, while Jakob Poeltl adds 13.0 points, 2.9 assists and 9.1 rebounds per contest.

VanVleet leads active Raptors in three-point shooting, making an average of 3.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.

OG Anunoby picks up 2.0 takeaways per game, while Poeltl collects 1.3 rejections per contest.

Pistons Key Players to Watch

Ivey tallies 15.4 points per game. He also contributes 3.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game this season.

This season, Jalen Duren has a statline of 8.7 points, 1.1 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Ivey cashes in on 1.5 treys per game.

Killian Hayes’ 1.4 steals and Duren’s 0.9 blocks per game are vital to the Pistons’ defensive effort.

Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Pistons (+ 13.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (224)

  • Prediction:
    Raptors 120 – Pistons 107

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