Detroit Pistons (22-56) vs. Indiana Pacers (25-53)
April 3, 2022 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Indiana Pacers -2; Over/Under: +232
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The Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers meet Sunday in NBA action at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Detroit Pistons look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Indiana Pacers look to snap a six-game losing streak.
The Detroit Pistons are averaging 104.5 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 112.3 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 rebounds, while Cade Cunningham is averaging 17.4 points and 5.6 assists. Saddiq Bey is the third double-digit scorer and Marvin Bagley III is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.
The Indiana Pacers are averaging 110.7 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 113.9 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Malcolm Brogdon is averaging 19.1 points and 5.9 assists, while Buddy Hield is averaging 18.5 points and 5 rebounds. Tyrese Haliburton is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Duarte is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.
The Pistons are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 18-3 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Pacers are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 home games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games. The under is 5-1 in Pistons last 6 overall. The over is 18-7-1 in Pacers last 26 overall. The Pistons are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
This line makes absolutely no sense, as the Detroit Pistons have been playing with energy and life lately and actually have run into some recent wins. The Indiana Pacers have lost six straight games, and they’re losing their last five games by an average of 18.2 points while allowing 57 percent shooting from the field. How in the world are the Pacers favorites against anybody in their current form? Give me the Pistons and the free bucket.