Detroit Pistons at Charlotte Hornets - 11/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (8-10) at Charlotte Hornets (10-7)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Spectrum Center)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -3 -- Over/Under: 198.5 See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Hornets meet Tuesday night in NBA action at the Spectrum Center.
The Detroit Pistons could use a feel good victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 97.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 97.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Tobias Harris is averaging 16.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 14.6 points and 13.4 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Morris is grabbing four rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost three straight road games.
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The Charlotte Hornets look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 105.8 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 103.4 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 24.5 points and 5.1 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 14.3 points and 6.7 rebounds. Frank Kaminsky III is the third double-digit scorer and Cody Zeller is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have split their last six home games.
The Pistons are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Hornets are 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 vs. NBA Central and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pistons are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Charlotte and 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
I don't have much confidence in the Pistons on the road and the Hornets seem like they're starting to play decent basketball again after cooling off the last week or so. The home team has also won the last five games between the Hornets and Pistons. Give me the Hornets and the small line.