Pistons vs Pacers Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 3/13/23
Indiana Pacers (31-37) vs. Detroit Pistons (15-53)
March 13, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Detroit Pistons +4; Over/Under: +228.5
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The Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons meet Monday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Indiana Pacers are averaging 115.8 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 117.9 points on 47.9 percent shooting. Tyrese Haliburton is averaging 20.8 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Myles Turner is averaging 18 points and 7.6 rebounds. Buddy Hield is the third double-digit scorer and Bennedict Mathurin is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.5 rebounds per game.
The Detroit Pistons are averaging 111.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 118.9 points on 49.1 percent shooting. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 21.6 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Jaden Ivey is averaging 15.4 points and 4.9 assists. Alec Burks is the third double-digit scorer and Isaiah Stewart is grabbing 8.1 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.
The Pacers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Pistons are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Monday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Pacers last 4 overall. The under is 4-0 in Pistons last 4 Monday games. The Pacers are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Detroit.
The Indiana Pacers just beat the Pistons on the road a couple of days ago, and they need to do it again to improve their playoff odds. The Detroit Pistons have been in tank mode much of the season, and they lose at home by an average of 5.9 points. I expect much of what we saw on Saturday. Give me Pacers and the reasonable chalk.