Pacers vs. Pistons - 2/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (27-24) at Indiana Pacers (26-23)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -4 -- Over/Under: 204.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, FSMW
The Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers meet Saturday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Detroit Pistons look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102.2 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 100.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.1 points and 6.3 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.3 points and 15 rebounds. Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Brandon Jennings is dishing 3.3 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 471. rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Indiana Pacers need a nice win after losing five of their last eight games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.1 points and seven rebounds while C.J. Miles is averaging 12.3 points and 1.1 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing five assists and George Hill is grabbing four rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have split their last 10 home games.
The Pistons are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The Pacers are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 0 days rest and 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 vs. Eastern Conference. The Pistons are 5-11 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Indiana.
The Pacers have to get back on track eventually, and it might as well come at home against a Pistons team that's struggled on the road and has been up and down overall. Look for Indiana to get the win and cover.