Pistons at Jazz - 1/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (23-20) at Utah Jazz (19-24)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 25, 2016 at 9:00 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -1.5 -- Over/Under: 193 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDE+, ROOT
The Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz square off Monday night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Detroit Pistons need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 100.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.9 points and 6.6 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.3 points and 15.4 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists and Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.6 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost six of their last eight road games.
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The Utah Jazz need a big victory after losing seven of their last 11 games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 97.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 97.4 points on 45 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 19.8 points and 3.6 assists while Rodney Hood is averaging 13.6 points and 3.2 rebounds. Trey Burke is dishing 2.7 assists and Trevor Booker is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won five of their last seven home games.
The Pistons are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Northwest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games. The Jazz are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Central. The Pistons are 7-16 ATS in the last 23 meetings.
The Jazz are pretty decent at home and we can't say the same for the Pistons on the road. Add the fact the Jazz have covered 16 of their last 23 games against the Pistons, and you have to side with the home team and small chalk.