Pacers vs Pistons Prediction NBA Picks for Tonight 3/13
- A Plus Picks
- Mar 13, 2023, 4:51:37 AM
On March 13, 2023, the Indiana Pacers (31-37, 12th in the Eastern Conference) will face off against the Detroit Pistons (15-53, 15th in the Eastern Conference) in a game that has the potential to break Detroit's six-game home losing streak. The Pacers have won the last matchup between these two teams, but can they continue their winning streak? Read on for our team analysis, betting trends, and predictions for this game.
The Indiana Pacers have been playing well recently, winning six of their last ten games. They have a record of 6-5 against opponents from the Central Division, and an 8-7 record in games decided by less than four points. Tyrese Haliburton has been a standout player for the Pacers, averaging 20.8 points, 10.4 assists, and 1.6 steals per game. Buddy Hield has also been performing well, averaging 3.2 made three-pointers over the last ten games. The Pacers will be missing T.J. McConnell, Tyrese Haliburton, Bennedict Mathurin, Myles Turner, and Kendall Brown due to various injuries.
The Detroit Pistons have been struggling this season, with a record of 15-53 and a six-game home losing streak. They are 0-12 against Central Division teams and average 14.5 turnovers per game. Bojan Bogdanovic has been a standout player for the Pistons, shooting 48.8% and averaging 21.6 points per game. Isaiah Livers has also been performing well, averaging 1.7 made three-pointers over the last ten games. The Pistons will be missing Isaiah Stewart, Jaden Ivey, Cade Cunningham, Alec Burks, Hamidou Diallo, and Marvin Bagley III due to various injuries.
The Pacers are favored to win this game with a spread of -6.5. The over/under is set at 222.5 points. The Pacers have covered the spread in five of their last six games and are 4-2 against the spread in their last six road games. The Pistons are 1-6 against the spread in their last seven home games and 0-4 against the spread in their last four games overall.
Public Betting Data:
As of March 13, 2023, 77% of the public betting is in favor of the Pacers to cover the spread. 62% of the public betting is on the over for this game.
Despite the Pistons' home-court advantage, it's difficult to see them ending their six-game losing streak in this game. The Pacers have been playing well recently, and their key players are performing at a high level. We predict that the Pacers will win this game with a score of 116-105.
Pick: Pacers (-6.5)