Pistons vs. Wizards - 4/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (38-40) at Detroit Pistons (42-37)
NBA Basketball: Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSDT
The Washington Wizards and Detroit Pistons meet Friday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Washington Wizards look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 103.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.9 points and 10.2 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 17.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have split their last eight road games.
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The Detroit Pistons look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 46 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.5 points and 6.3 assists while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. Andre Drummond is grabbing 14.9 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have won six of their last eight home games.
The Wizards are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The Pistons are 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 Friday games. The Wizards are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Detroit.
The Wizards are pretty much giving up on the season with the playoffs out of reach. Meanwhile, the Pistons are playing well down the stretch and are still fighting for position. Give me Detroit and the reasonable chalk here.