Pistons at Nets - 2/1/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (25-23) at Brooklyn Nets (12-36)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets +6 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, YES
The Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets square off Monday night at the Barclays Center.
The Detroit Pistons could use a nice win after losing seven of their last 11 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 100.6 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.1 points and 6.4 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.2 points and 15 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists and Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 64.8 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.2 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost seven of their last 10 road games. Ersan Ilyasova is questionable with a thigh injury.
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The Brooklyn Nets also need a victory after losing 12 of their last 14 games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 95.4 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.1 points and 8.5 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15.1 points and nine rebounds. Joe Johnson is dishing 3.8 assists and Bojan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost 14 of their last 16 home games.
The Pistons are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 Monday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Atlantic. The Nets are 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 home games and 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Pistons are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Nets aren't winning at home, overall or covering spreads. You can't back Brooklyn regardless of how many points its getting. The Pistons and the OK number has to be the pick here.