Pistons at Cavaliers - 4/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (43-37) at Cleveland Cavaliers (57-24)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, FSOH
The Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers wrap up the regular season Wednesday at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The Detroit Pistons look for a confidence boosting win heading into the playoffs. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.3 points on 46 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.8 points and 6.2 assists while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.6 points and 6.3 rebounds. Andre Drummond is grabbing 14.8 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.8 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.6 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.3 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have split their last six road games.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are sure to rest all of their key guys with everything wrapped up already. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.4 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 98.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.2 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kevin Love is averaging 15.9 points and 2.4 assists. J.R. Smith is dishing 1.7 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 9.2 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won five of their last six home games.
The Pistons are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games. The Pistons are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Cavaliers should still win this game despite resting guys, as the Pistons have nothing to play for either. WHen it's all said and done, the Cavs bench players are better than the Pistons. Give me Cleveland and the small line.