Detroit Pistons vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 11/14/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (6-4) at Detroit Pistons (5-5)
NBA Basketball: Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -3 -- Over/Under: 200.5 See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Detroit Pistons square off Monday night in NBA action at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look for a strong road victory that would snap a three-game losing streak. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 103.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 100.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Russell Westbrook is averaging 30.9 points and 9.4 assists while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.2 points and 3.8 rebounds. Enes Kanter is the third double-digit scorer and Steven Adams is grabbing 8.1 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The Detroit Pistons hope for a back-to-back victories to get a game above a .500 record. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 97.7 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 97 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Tobias Harris is averaging 16.5 points and 4.7 rebounds while Marcus Morris is averaging 15.2 points and 4.4 rebounds. Andre Drummond is the third double-digit scorer and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have won five of their last six home games.
The Thunder are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pistons are 36-17-2 ATS in their last 55 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Northwest. The Thunder are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Detroit and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
It looks like the Thunder are starting to realize that Westbrook can only do so much and it's going to take more of a team effort in order to start winning games. The Pistons are unbeaten at home and now catch a Thunder squad that's on the end of a back-to-back. You have to like the Detroit Pistons in this spot at home against a tired OKC squad.