Pistons vs. Bucks - 3/21/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (30-39) at Detroit Pistons (36-34)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 21, 2016 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -6.5 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, FSDT
The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons meet Monday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Milwaukee Bucks look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 99.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 45 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 18.3 points and 4.1 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 15.8 points and 9.4 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.7 rebounds and Jabari Parker is dishing 1.6 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost eight of their last 10 road games.
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The Detroit Pistons look to keep rolling after winning nine of their last 14 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 101.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.9 points and 6.2 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 16.5 points and 14.9 rebounds. Tobias Harris is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Marcus Morris is dishing 2.5 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 65.6 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.1 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Bucks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Monday games. The Pistons are 1-10-1 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 1 days rest and 35-17-2 ATS in their last 54 home games. The Bucks are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Detroit and 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
The Pistons are making a last second playoff push and are catching the Bucks on the end of a back to back in which they got waxed by the Jazz at home. The rested Pistons should be able to get the job done at the Palace.