Thunder vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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Thunder vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 29, 2023

NBA Predictions

Odds are against Jaden Ivey and the Detroit Pistons (16-59), who are a 9.5-point underdog when they square off with Josh Giddey and the Oklahoma City Thunder (37-39) on March 29, 2023. A 228.5-point over/under has been set for the game.

Thunder vs. Pistons Odds

  • Thunder odds to win: -483
  • Pistons odds to win: +365
  • Spread: Thunder (-9.5)
  • Total: 228.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • TV: BSOK and BSDET

Who Will Win Thunder vs. Pistons?

Thunder and Pistons Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Thunder are 2-1 against the spread when favored by 9.5 points or more this season.

In games this season in which they were an underdog by 9.5 points or more, the Pistons have a 12-15-1 record against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 0.2 fewer points per game (228.3) than this matchup’s total of 228.5 points.

Oklahoma City and Detroit have seen its opponents average a combined 6.7 more points per game than the over/under of 228.5 set for this matchup.

The average point total in Thunder games this season is 5.6 more points than the over/under of 228.5 in this matchup.

Detroit’s games this season have averaged a total of 229.5 points, 1.0 more than the point total in this matchup.

Oklahoma City is 45-30-1 against the spread this season.

The Pistons have a 32-42-1 record against the spread this season.

Thunder Stats & Insights

The Thunder are outscoring opponents by 1.1 points per game with a +82 scoring differential overall. They put up 117.6 points per game (fifth in the NBA) and give up 116.5 per outing (20th in the league).

The Thunder come up short in the rebound battle by an average of 2.9 boards. They are recording 43.7 rebounds per game (12th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 46.6 per outing.

Oklahoma City makes 12.3 three-pointers per game (13th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 13.0. It shoots 35.9% from deep while its opponents hit 36.1% from long range.

The Thunder’s 112.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 14th in the NBA, and the 111.3 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 11th in the league.

So far in the 2022-23 campaign, the Thunder are scoring 7.6 more points per home game on average than on the road (121.4 at home, 113.8 on the road), but are giving up 1.1 fewer points per home game compared to road games (116.0 at home, 117.1 on the road).

Pistons Stats & Insights

The Pistons have been outscored by 8.0 points per game (posting 110.7 points per game, 28th in league, while conceding 118.7 per outing, 27th in NBA) and have a -598 scoring differential.

The 42.5 rebounds per game Detroit accumulates rank 21st in the NBA, 2.6 fewer than the 45.1 its opponents grab.

The Pistons knock down 11.4 three-pointers per game (19th in the league), while their opponents have made 12.0 on average.

The Pistons rank 28th in the NBA with 107.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 27th defensively with 116.0 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Detroit is averaging 3.9 more points per game at home (112.6) than away (108.7).

Thunder Key Players to Watch

Giddey accumulates 16.5 points and 7.9 rebounds per game, with 6.2 assists.

The Thunder get 2.3 three-pointers per game out of Isaiah Joe.

Jalen Williams averages 1.4 steals per game, while Aleksej Pokusevski swats 1.3 shots per contest.

Pistons Key Players to Watch

Ivey tallies 15.7 points per game and also tacks on 3.9 rebounds and 5.0 assists per contest.

This season, Jalen Duren is averaging 8.9 points, 1.2 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Ivey hits 1.5 threes per game.

The Pistons’ defensive effort gets a boost from Killian Hayes’ 1.4 steals and Duren’s 0.9 blocks per game.

Thunder vs. Pistons Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Thunder (- 9.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (228.5)

  • Prediction:
    Thunder 123 – Pistons 109

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