Pacers vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, April 7, 2023

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Pacers vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, April 7, 2023

NBA Predictions

Jaden Ivey’s Detroit Pistons (16-64) will look to upset Buddy Hield and the Indiana Pacers when the Pistons square off against the Pacers on April 7, 2023. The line has the Pacers favored by 6 points against the Pistons. A point total of 232.5 has been set for the matchup.

Pacers vs. Pistons Odds

  • Pacers odds to win: -252
  • Pistons odds to win: +209
  • Spread: Pacers (-6)
  • Total: 232.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, April 7, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • TV: BSIN and BSDET

Who Will Win Pacers vs. Pistons?

Pacers and Pistons Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 6-point favorites this season, the Pacers are 2-3 against the spread.

When they have played as at least 6-point underdogs this season, the Pistons are 26-28-1 against the spread.

The Pacers and the Pistons combine to average 6.0 fewer points per game than the total of 232.5 set for this game.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.5 more points per game (238) than this matchup’s over/under of 232.5 points.

The average total the Pacers have had set in matchups this year is 2.7 more points than this outing’s point total.

The average point total for Detroit this season is 3.2 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Indiana has a 42-37-1 record against the spread this season.

The Pistons are 35-44-1 ATS this year.

Pacers Stats & Insights

The Pacers are being outscored by 3.2 points per game with a -259 scoring differential overall. They put up 116 points per game (10th in the NBA) and give up 119.2 per contest (29th in the league).

The 41.5 rebounds per game the Pacers average rank 24th in the NBA, and are 3.7 fewer than the 45.2 their opponents grab per contest.

Indiana makes 1.1 more threes per game than the opposition, 13.5 (sixth-most in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.4.

The Pacers rank 24th in the NBA with 110.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 25th in the league defensively with 115.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Pacers’ offense has been much better in home games (119 PPG) compared to road games (113 PPG). However, their defense has been worse in home games (119.7 PPG allowed) when compared to their play on the road (118.8 PPG allowed).

Pistons Stats & Insights

The Pistons’ -659 scoring differential (being outscored by 8.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 110.5 points per game (29th in NBA) while allowing 118.8 per contest (27th in league).

Detroit ranks 21st in the NBA at 42.2 rebounds per game. That’s 2.5 fewer than the 44.7 its opponents average.

The Pistons connect on 11.4 three-pointers per game (20th in the league), while their opponents have made 12.1 on average.

The Pistons record 108.1 points per 100 possessions (28th in league), while conceding 116.3 points per 100 possessions (27th in NBA).

At home Detroit is scoring 112.3 points per game, 3.7 more than it is averaging away (108.6).

Pacers Key Players to Watch

Hield leads active Pacers players in scoring, tallying 16.8 points per game to go with five rebounds and 2.8 assists.

T.J. McConnell is averaging 8.7 points, 5.3 assists and 3.1 rebounds a game, while Myles Turner adds 18 points, 1.4 assists and 7.5 rebounds per matchup.

The Pacers get 3.6 three-pointers per game out of Hield.

Hield averages 1.2 steals per game, while Turner has 2.3 blocks per contest.

Pistons Key Players to Watch

Ivey pours in 16.1 points per game and also tacks on 3.9 rebounds and 5.2 assists per contest.

This season, Jalen Duren has a statline that includes 9.2 points, 1.2 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Ivey averages 1.6 made threes per game.

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

Pacers vs. Pistons Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Pacers (- 6)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (232.5)

  • Prediction:
    Pacers 121 – Pistons 111

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