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Cavaliers vs Pistons Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 2/8/23

Detroit Pistons (14-41) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (34-22)
February 8, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -12.5; Over/Under: +223.5
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The Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Detroit Pistons Betting Preview

The Detroit Pistons are averaging 112.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 119.7 points on 49.4 percent shooting. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 21.4 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Jaden Ivey is averaging 15.2 points and 4.6 assists. Saddiq Bey is the third double-digit scorer and Alec Burks is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game.

The Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Preview

The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 111.8 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 26.8 points and 4.9 assists, while Darius Garland is averaging 22 points and 2.8 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 9.7 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game.

The Pistons are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Cavaliers are 20-9-1 ATS in their last 30 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 5-0 in Pistons last 5 overall. The under is 7-2 in Cavaliers last 9 overall. The Pistons are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Cleveland and 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers are obviously the better team and have been money against the spread all year, but this is a massive number and just the fifth time the Cavs have been double-digit favorites. The Detroit Pistons have seen 13 of their 23 covers come on the road, and they’re 8-4-1 ATS as a double-digit underdog. I’ll take the points.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Detroit Pistons +12.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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