Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 31 (10/31): NBA
- Tactical Picks
- Oct 31, 2022, 4:52:27 PM
|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Bucks money line||-850|
|Bucks spread||-13 (-110)|
|Pistons money line||+550|
|Pistons spread||+13 (-110)|
|Over / under||224.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Milwaukee Bucks||Detroit Pistons|
|Home / road record||4-0||0-3|
|Points per game||113.00||109.00|
|Points allowed per game||103.00||122.00|
|Rebounds per game||51.00||44.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||44.00||49.00|
|Over / under record||3-2||6-1|
The Detroit Pistons travel to Milwaukee to take on the Bucks at the Fiserv Forum on Monday night. These teams met 4 times last season and the Bucks won and covered the spread in 3 of the 4 games.
The Bucks are having a great start of the season and won their fifth straight game against the Atlanta Hawks 123-115 at home. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 44 points and became Milwaukee’s career free throws leader with 3,508. Bobby Portis had 13 and Grayson Allen added 11 as the Bucks shot 56.5% from the floor and 51.6% (16 of 31) from 3-point range.
Antetokounmpo leads the team scoring 32.5 points per game with 12.5 rebounds for the Bucks. Jrue Holiday is averaging 9 assists per game for Milwaukee.
In their last 10 games Milwaukee are 7-3, averaging 101.5 points, 47.0 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 48.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.2 points.
The team will miss Khris Middleton for the start of the season.
The Pistons get here with a 2-5 record and have lost 5 their last 6 games ranking 5th in the Central division. In the loss against the Atlanta Hawks Bojan Bogdanovic scored 33 points and Cade Cunningham added 26 points, seven rebounds and six assists, but had seven turnovers.
Bojan Bogdanovic leads the team and is averaging 23.3 points per game. I. Stewart has 10.7 rebounds while Cade Cunningham has 7 assists for the Pistons. Saddiq Bey is averaging 15.4 points over the last 5 games for Detroit.
In their last 10 games, the Pistons are 3-7, averaging 109.7 points, 43.5 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 8.0 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.9 points per game.
Detroit are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games against Milwaukee.
Detroit are 1-17 SU in their last 18 games against Milwaukee.
Detroit are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Detroit are 1-12 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 17 games.
Milwaukee are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games against Detroit.
Milwaukee are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The Bucks continue to stay hot and haven't lost a game yet this season and it's hard to believe the Pistons will be the first team to beat them as they're 1-17 in their last 18 games against the Bucks. However, the Pistons have been playing good offense and just beat the champions in their last game so they might get here with a lot of confidence and 13 points are too many to cover for every team. I'll give it a shot with the Pistons to cover the spread.
PICK: Pistons +13 (-110)
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