The Detroit Pistons will try to beat the Indiana Pacers at Little Caesars Arena on Monday. Detroit opens this contest as 4-point dogs from oddsmakers. The over/under is 230. The Pacers are streaky and the Pistons are consistently bad.
The campaign has seen Detroit record a win-loss ratio of 15-53. They are responsible for 22.2 fouls per game and connect on 77.0% of their charity stripe. They assist teammates 22.9 times per game (26th in basketball), and give up possession 15.1 times per game. They have accounted for 7571 points this year, which is 111.3 per game. In addition, they average 42.6 rebounds per match. The Pistons' offensive execution ranks 26th in the NBA with 45.5% shooting from the field.
With 118.9 points per game, the Pistons rank 29th in NBA for surrendered points. They force 13.9 turnovers per match and allow teams to shoot at 49.1% from their floor (27th in basketball). On 3-point land shots, the Detroit defense gives up 36.4% (from 820 of 2,250), while opponents make 77.8% from the charity stripe. They surrendered 25.7 dimes every game and 44.8 boards, which ranks them 25th and 15th in the league.
Indiana enters this game having a record of 31-37 in wins and losses for the season. They give up possession 14.7 times per game and commit 21.3 fouls each game as a team. Indiana has been averaging 41.5 rebounds per game and has collected 1,813 dimes for the season. This is fourth in the NBA when it comes to passing. The Pacers have a 36.4% success rate on shots beyond the arc (942 out of 2,591), and a 79.5% success rate from the charity stripe. The Pacers average 115.8 points per game, which ranks them 10th in basketball. They also shoot 46.4% from the floor.
The Pacers' defensive end is able to generate 15.4 turnovers per game and draw 20.3 fouls. They are 26th in league PPG allowed (117.9) and concede 37.3% three-point shots. As a team, the Pacers allow a shooting percentage 47.9% (2.884 out of 6,026). They also allow 45.6 boards per game. With 1,782 surrendered assists for the campaign, they currently rank 29th in league.
Pacers vs Pistons Head-to-Head this season.
The Pacers have won both matchups this season. The last game they played against each other was two days ago.
The Indiana Pacers are fighting for the last spot in the conference, and every game is important at this point. The Pistons are in a bind and have nothing to lose. They also have one of the worst lineups in the league. They're without Cade Cunningham and Bojan Bogdanovic, while Alec Burks and Jaden Ivey are questionable.
The Pacers have been playing great basketball on the road. They won four of their five previous road matches, including Saturday's win at Detroit. They won four of five games. Detroit has now lost 11 consecutive games. Four of their five previous defeats were by six points or more.
Pacers vs Pistons How to Watch 🏀
📅 Date: Monday, March 13
🕚 Game Time: 7:10 pm
📺 How to Watch: NBA
Venue: Little Caesars Arena
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