Brooklyn Nets (30-15) at Detroit Pistons (12-31)
NBA Basketball: Friday, March 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Little Caesars Arena)
The Line: Detroit Pistons +5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Brooklyn Nets and Detroit Pistons meet Friday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena.
The Brooklyn Nets look to stay hot after winning 16 of their last 19 games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 119.4 points on 49.6 percent shooting and allowing 115.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 29 points and 5.3 assists while Kyrie Irving is averaging 28.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. James Harden is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Harris is dishing 1.7 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.
The Detroit Pistons need a win here after losing six of their last eight games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 107.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.9 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 23.4 points and 5.1 rebounds while Josh Jackson is averaging 13.1 points and 2.1 assists. Wayne Ellington is the third double-digit scorer and Shaddiq Bey is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game.
The Nets are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pistons are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 27-12 in Nets last 39 overall. The under is 5-2 in Pistons last 7 overall. The Nets are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Detroit.
This is a tough game to cap right now because you have no idea who is going to play for either side. The Nets could very well be without KD, Harden and Kyrie for this contest, and I don't want much to do with them, especially on the road, if that's the case. The Detroit Pistons aren't winning, but they've been a bit more competitive lately and just took these Nets down to the wire last week. With so much questions up in the air in terms of who plays, I lean toward the Pistons and free points.