Pistons vs. Nuggets - 2/10/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Denver Nuggets (21-32) at Detroit Pistons (27-26)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -5.5 -- Over/Under: 208.5 See the Latest Odds
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The Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons meet Wednesday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Denver Nuggets look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 100.4 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 103.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Danilo Gallinari is averaging 19.8 points and 5.1 rebounds while Will Barton is averaging 15.4 points and 2.4 assists. Kenneth Faried is grabbing 8.9 rebounds and Emmanuel Mudiay is dishing 5.9 assists. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have lost nine of their last 12 road games. Darrell Arthur is questionable with a quad injury.
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The Detroit Pistons look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 100.9 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.1 points and 6.2 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17 points and 14.9 rebounds. Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Stanley Johnson is dishing 1.6 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 64.6 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Nuggets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road game and 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Pistons are 23-9-1 ATS in their last 33 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Nuggets are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Detroit and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Pistons need a big win before heading into the All Star break and a game against a Nuggets team that struggles on the road is just what the Dr. ordered. Give me the Pistons and the reasonable number.