New Orleans Pelicans vs. Detroit Pistons – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Detroit Pistons (4-20) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (7-20) after losing five road games in a row. The Pelicans are favored by 5.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, December 10, 2021. The point total is 212 for the matchup.

Pelicans vs. Pistons Predictions

Pelicans vs. Pistons Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Pelicans -5.5 212 points

Pelicans vs. Pistons Last 10 Games

  • New Orleans has a 4-6 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread four times in those games.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • The last 10 Pelicans games averaged 214.2 total points, 2.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over the past 10 games, the Pelicans are scoring 4.2 points more per game compared to their season average.
  • Detroit covered the spread six times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 0-10 record straight-up in those games.
  • Detroit’s past 10 games saw six hit the over.
  • The past 10 Pistons games averaged 3.1 fewer points (208.9) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Pistons’ per-game scoring average over their last 10 games is 101.9, 2.1 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

Pelicans vs. Pistons Betting Trends

  • New Orleans is 11-16-0 against the spread this season.
  • New Orleans’ games have gone over the total 11 times this season.
  • This season, the Pelicans have a 43.2% shooting percentage from the field, which is 4.8% lower than the 48.0% of shots the Pistons’ opponents have knocked down.
  • New Orleans has a 3-2 record against the spread and a 2-3 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 48.0% from the field.
  • Detroit has put together a 12-12-0 record against the spread this year.
  • In games they were an underdog in by 5.5 points or more so far this year, the Pistons have gone 9-5 against the spread.
  • Detroit games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 12 times this year.
  • The Pistons have shot at a 41.0% clip from the field this season, 6.6 percentage points below the 47.6% shooting opponents of the Pelicans have averaged.

Pelicans vs. Pistons Over/Under Trends

  • A total of 13 New Orleans games this season have gone over Friday’s over/under of 212 points.
  • There have been 11 Detroit games that have ended with a combined score higher than 212 points this season.
  • The Pelicans average 103.7 points per game against the Pistons’ 99.8, totaling 8.5 points under the matchup’s total of 212.
  • This game’s point total is 7.6 fewer points than the 219.6 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020.
  • This season, the average total for Pelicans games is 215.9 points, 3.9 more than the over/under of 212 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 2.6 points separates this contest’s over/under (212 points) and the average total points bet in Pistons’ games (209.4 points) this season.

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 18.9 PTS, 12.0 REB, 51.5 FG%, 46.3 3PT% (31-for-67)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.6 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 36.1 3PT% (35-for-97)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 13.6 PTS, 36.9 FG%, 30.7 3PT% (55-for-179)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.6 PTS, 1.2 STL, 37.2 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (67-for-194)
  • Josh Hart: 11.1 PTS, 48.5 FG%, 32.7 3PT% (16-for-49)

Pistons Team Leaders

  • Jerami Grant: 20.5 PTS, 1.2 STL, 41.6 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (41-for-121)
  • Saddiq Bey: 12.3 PTS, 35.2 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (44-for-148)
  • Cade Cunningham: 15.2 PTS, 1.3 STL, 38.0 FG%, 30.7 3PT% (42-for-137)
  • Isaiah Stewart: 7.6 PTS, 8.1 REB, 1.2 BLK, 56.0 FG%
  • Cory Joseph: 6.3 PTS, 42.6 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (12-for-39)

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