Pistons vs. Timberwolves - 2/8/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-40) at Detroit Pistons (20-31)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -7.5 -- Over/Under: 202 See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Pistons and the Minnesota Timberwolves face off on Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills in a NBA matchup.
The Detroit Pistons are 20-31 this season and they are coming off of a win over Denver last time out. The Pistons are averaging 98.3 points and they are shooting 42.8 percent and defensively they are allowing 99.9 points and their opponents are shooting 45.9 percent. Brandon Jennings leads the Piston averaging 15.4 points and 6.6 assists per game. Greg Monroe is averaging 15.4 points and 10.5 rebounds, Andre Drummond is averaging 12.5 points and 13 rebounds, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is averaging 11.8 points. The Pistons are 10-16 at home and they are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are 10-40 this season and they have won their last two games. The Timberwolves are averaging 98.3 points and they are shooting 42.8 percent while defensively they ae allowing 99.9 points ad their opponents are shooting 45.9 percent. Andrew Wiggins leads the T-Wolves averaging 15.3 points per game. Thaddeus Young is averaging 14.3 points and 5.0 rebounds, Shbazz Muhammad is averaging 13.7 points, and Nikola Pekovic is averaging 12.5 points and 7.1 rebounds.The Timberwolves are 4-21 on the road and 3-7 in their last 10 games.
Detroit is 6-0 against the spread in their last six home games, 5-1 against the spread against the Western Conference, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games. Minnesota is 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 road games, 1-5 against the spread against the NBA Central, and 3-11 against the spread against the Eastern Conference. The road team is 5-2-1 against the spread in the last eight meeting sof these two.
Neither of these teams are known for putting up big numbers so I look for this one to stay under the total. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.