Oklahoma City Thunder (14-7) at Detroit Pistons (13-7)
|Date & Time||Monday December 3, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Detroit Pistons +1 -- Over/Under: 220.5
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Detroit Pistons meet Monday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look to stay hot after winning seven of their last nine games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 111 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.5 points and 7.7 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 23.2 points and 9.8 assists. Dennis Schroder is the third double-digit scorer and Steven Adams is grabbing 10.4 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.4 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won five of their last seven road games.
The Detroit Pistons look for another victory to build on their five-game winning streak. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 111.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 109.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 24.9 points and 9.5 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 18.6 points and 16.4 rebounds. Reggie Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Reggie Bullock is dishing 2.6 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.6 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have won their last six home games.
The Thunder are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games, 4-11 ATS in their last 15 Monday games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Pistons are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Northwest and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Thunder are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Detroit. The over is 5-2 in Pistons last 7 overall. The under is 4-1 in Thunder last 5 overall.
These are two of the hotter teams in the league right now, as the Thunder are outscoring teams 11.6 points in their last five games and the Pistons are outscoring teams by 10.2 points during their five-game winning streak. The Pistons have an edge being at home where they've been sharp, but the Thunder are the better team and probably have the two best players on the court. The Thunder are also 3-0 ATS this season when favored by four or less points. In a near pick em, I'm giving OKC the edge.