Pistons vs. Nets Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Mar 7

Nov 12, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Detroit Pistons guard Cade Cunningham (2) warms up before a basketball game against the Chicago Bulls at United Center.
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The Pistons are gearing up for a showdown against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, Mar 7. Today’s game is scheduled to start at 7:00 ET and will be broadcast on BSDE. Brooklyn comes into this matchup as 2.5-point favorites, with the over/under set at 216. Will the Nets manage to secure a win as the favorite? Below, you’ll find our Pistons vs. Nets player props and predictions.

Pistons vs. Nets Odds

  • Spread: Nets -2.5
  • Total 216

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Mar 7
  • Time: 7:00 ET
  • Location: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit MI
  • TV: BSDE

Nets Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Nets have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 3-7 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 104 points per game in these contests.
  • Brooklyn has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.

Pistons Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Pistons have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Pistons have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 6-4 vs. the spread. The team averaged 111 points per game in this stretch.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Pistons have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-2.

Will Brooklyn Find a Way to Win on the Road?

In their last game, the Nets defeated the 76ers by a score of 112-107. The O/U line for that game was 212.5, and they were 1-point underdogs going into the game.

Brooklyn has won two straight games as the underdog and is 11-31 as the underdog this season. As the favorite, they have a record of 14-6. Today, they are favored by 2.5 points.

This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 29-33, and their games have averaged 226.1 points per game. The O/U line in their games is slightly higher than today’s line of 216.

Against Eastern Conference opponents, the Nets are 17-19 compared to 8-18 against non-conference teams. In the East, they are currently in 11th place and 4th in the Atlantic Division.

Brooklyn’s overall ATS record for the season is 28-31, including a road ATS record of 10-18. On the road, they are 9-19 straight-up compared to 16-18 at home.

On the season, the Brooklyn Nets are averaging 112 points per game, which is 24th in the NBA. On the road, they are scoring 109.8 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in the league in made threes at 13.7 per game. They are also 7th in three-point attempts.

Overall, Brooklyn is 26th in field goal percentage at 45%. In terms of pace, they are 25th in the NBA at 97.2 possessions per game.

Coming into the game, the Nets defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 41.9% of their games. Currently, they are 15th in the NBA at 114.1 points per game allowed. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Nets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.1% while allowing 37.6% from downtown.

Can Detroit Deliver Being Underdogs at Home?

Detroit has lost three straight games and are 9-52 on the season. In the Eastern Conference, they are in 14th place and 5th in the Central Division.

As the underdog, the Pistons have gone 8-48 this season. Today, they are 2.5-point underdogs and have gone 29-26 ATS as the underdog. Their O/U record as the underdog is 32-28-1.

In their most recent game, the Pistons covered the spread as 11-point underdogs against the Heat. The final score was 118-110, and the O/U line was 217.5.

This season, Detroit has an average scoring differential of -8.1 points per game at home. Their ATS record at home is 13-15, while they are 4-25 straight-up. On the road, they are 17-15 ATS.

Detroit’s O/U record for the season is 32-28-1, and their games have averaged 233 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 216, which is lower than 59 of their previous games.

When playing at home, the Pistons are averaging 111.3 points per game, which is 26th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.1 points per game.

On the season, Detroit has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 27.9% of their games. They have also scored below their average in their last six games.

As a team, the Pistons are shooting 47% from the field, which is 18th in the league. They are also 19th in three-point shooting at 35%.

Facing Brooklyn, the Pistons aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 121.0 points allowed per game (27th). The Pistons defense is coming off a game in which they held the Heat offense to just 43.8% shooting. Overall, they gave up 118 points to Miami.

Pistons vs. Nets Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Mikal Bridges and his points prop of 22.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -122 while the under is at -104. In this game against the Pistons, we suggest betting on the under for Mikal Bridges and his points prop set at 22.5. Our player projection model anticipates him not reaching his prop, with a projected total of 18.

  • The Prop: Mikal Bridges Under 22.5 Points (-104)

Pistons vs. Nets Predictions

For a point-spread wager in this Nets vs. Pistons game, we suggest taking the Pistons at +2.5. Even though our predictions have the Nets winning 109-108, we see the Pistons as the better choice on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 216, and our model predicts the Nets and Pistons to score a combined 217 points. We recommend betting on the over.

The Pick: Pistons +2.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook