New York Knicks at Detroit Pistons
Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Little Caesars Arena)
The New York Knicks hit the road for a battle with the Detroit Pistons. The Knicks are (16-36), coming off a 105-103 win over the Orlando Magic. The Pistons are (19-34), after beating the Phoenix Suns 116-108.
In the Knicks win over the Magic, New York was led on offense by Elfrid Payton. Payton recorded 15 points, 4 rebounds, and 9 assists, while adding 7 steals. The Knicks shot 47% from the floor and 30% from deep. The Knicks forced 20 turnovers in the game, which helped the Knicks attempt 17 more shots in the game. The Knicks trailed by 7 points going into the 4th quarter.
In the Pistons win over the Suns, Detroit was guided throughout the game by Andre Drummond. Drummond had a double-double in the game, finishing with 31 points and 19 rebounds, while adding 4 assists. The Pistons converted on 48% from the floor and 43% from 3-point distance. Detroit out rebounded Phoenix, 42 to 37. The Pistons won the game from inside the paint, out scoring the Suns 66 to 52.
Recent Betting Trends:
Knicks are 28-24 ATS this season.
The under is 13-12-1 in Knicks road games.
Pistons are 19-32-2 ATS this season.
The over is 20-8 in Pistons home games.
The Knicks have won 3 in a row, while the Pistons have won 2 of their last 3. Neither offense is lighting up the scoreboard, as neither team is averaging more than 108 per game. One area of note, the Knicks are the 30th ranked 3-point defense, while the Pistons are the 4th best 3-point offensive shooting team. The Knicks trade Marcus Morris yesterday. Final score prediction, Pistons will win and cover.