Pistons vs. Hornets - 4/12/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (33-46) at Detroit Pistons (30-49)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -4.5 -- Over/Under: 194.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, FSDT
The Charlotte Hornets and Detroit Pistons meet Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Charlotte Hornets look for a win after losing four of their last five games. On the season, the Hornets are averaging 94.5 points on 42.1 percent shooting and are allowing 97.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 17.7 points and 5.1 assists while Mo Williams is averaging 17.2 points and six assists. Gerald Henderson is dishing 2.6 assists and Marvin Williams is grabbing five rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting just 38 percent from the field and 27.7 percent from deep in their last five games. The Hornets are shutting down players now that they’re officially eliminated from playoff contention. Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller are out while Lance Stephenson is doubtful with injuries.
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The Detroit Pistons look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. On the season, the Pistons are averaging 98.1 points on 43 percent shooting and are allowing 99.8 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 17.9 points and nine assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 16.1 points and 10.5 rebounds. Andre Drummond is grabbing 13.5 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.3 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 38 percent from deep in their last five games. Seven of the Pistons last nine wins have come on their home court. This is the Pistons last home game of the season.
The Hornets are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Pistons are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. NBA Southeast. The Hornets are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Detroit and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Pistons have been solid on their home court as of late, and the Hornets are resting a lot of their key guys. Detroit should win this game and cover the reasonable chalk.