Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Detroit Pistons - 11/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (8-9) at Oklahoma City Thunder (9-8)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -5 -- Over/Under: 203 See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Pistons and Oklahoma City Thunder clash Saturday night in NBA action at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Detroit Pistons look for a third straight victory that would get them back to a .500 record. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 97.4 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 96.5 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Tobias Harris is averaging 16.7 points and 4.7 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 14.9 points and 14 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Morris is grabbing four rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost seven of their last eight road games.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last six games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 105.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 45 percent shooting. Russell Westbrook is averaging 31.8 points and 10.5 assists while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.8 points and 4.2 rebounds. Enes Kanter is the third double-digit scorer and Steven Adams is grabbing 7.8 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost four of their last six home games.
The Pistons are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 road games. The Thunder are 25-10-2 ATS in their last 37 Saturday games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. NBA Central. The Pistons are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
The Thunder are coming off a tough overtime road game against the Denver Nuggets and could have tired legs for this contest. OKC continues to struggle against everybody it plays due to a lack of depth and help around Westbrook. However, the Pistons have been horrible on the road all season long and have failed to cover in those losses. Don't love this line, but I'll side with OKC if forced to pick.