Pistons vs. Trail Blazers - 3/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers (33-30) at Detroit Pistons (31-30)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -2 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNN, FSDE+
The Portland Trail Blazers and Detroit Pistons meet Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Portland Trail Blazers haven’t lost three straight games since January 4-8. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 102.6 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 102.5 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 25.8 points and 6.9 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.9 points and 3.5 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.3 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won six of their last eight road games.
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The Detroit Pistons could use a win after losing 10 of their last 16 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.5 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.3 points and 6.1 assists while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.9 points and 5.6 rebounds. Andre Drummond is grabbing 15 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.8 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 64.6 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.3 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have split their last eight home games.
The Trail Blazers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest. The Pistons are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest and 25-11-1 ATS in their last 37 home games. The Trail Blazers are 11-4 ATS in the last 15 meetings in Detroit.
The Portland Trail Blazers remain on the hottest teams in the league, and the Pistons are coming off a Saturday loss to the Knicks. Um, no thanks. I'm taking the better team and my free bucket.