Nuggets vs Pistons Preview & Prediction - March 16, 2023

Nuggets vs Pistons Preview & Prediction - March 16, 2023

The Denver Nuggets (46-23) will face the Detroit Pistons (16-54) on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The game starts at 7 p.m. EDT. The Nuggets are the top team in the Western Conference, while the Pistons are last in the Eastern Conference.

Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets are coming off a four-game losing streak, with their last game being a 112-119 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Despite this, they remain the top team in the Western Conference, with a record of 46-23. They are the seventh-best scoring team in the league, averaging 116.8 points per game. The Nuggets are second in the league in assists per game, with an average of 29.2. Nikola Jokic leads the team with 24.7 points, 11.9 rebounds, and 10 assists per game. Jamal Murray adds 18.8 points, 6.7 assists, and 1.6 steals per game.

Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons have had a difficult season, with a record of 16-54, the worst in the Eastern Conference. They are coming off a 99-125 loss to the Washington Wizards. The Pistons are the 28th best scoring team in the league, averaging 111.2 points per game. They allow the most points in the Eastern Conference, giving up 118.6 points per game. Killian Hayes leads the team with 9.6 points and 6.1 assists per game, while James Wiseman averages 13.8 points per game over the last ten games.

Betting Trends

The Denver Nuggets are 36-32-1 ATS this season, with a cover percentage of 52.9%. The Detroit Pistons are 29-40-1 ATS this season, with a cover percentage of 42.0%.

Public Betting Data

According to the latest NBA picks experts, the Nuggets are -12.5 favorites against the Pistons.

Prediction

The Denver Nuggets are the heavy favorites in this game, and for good reason. Despite their recent losing streak, they remain the top team in the Western Conference and are a much better team than the Pistons. The Pistons, on the other hand, have struggled all season and have the worst record in the Eastern Conference. The Nuggets should be able to win this game comfortably. Our NBA picks experts predict that the Nuggets will cover the spread, so pick the Nuggets -12.5.

Pick: Nuggets -12.5

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