Lakers vs. Pistons Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | February 13

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

The Los Angeles Lakers (28-26) hit the court against the Detroit Pistons (8-44) as 10.5-point favorites on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 10:30 PM ET on SN-LA. The matchup has an over/under of 242.5 points.

Aiming to gain an edge on Tuesday’s game? Dig into the best bets available in this matchup (based on our computer predictions) in this article.

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Spread: Lakers (-10.5) to Cover

  • The model projects the Lakers to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by a small margin more (12.6 to 10.5).
  • Los Angeles is 24-30-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers have covered the spread twice when favored by 10.5 points or more this season (in three opportunities).
  • Detroit has a 26-25-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Pistons are 13-6 ATS this season when playing as at least 10.5-point underdogs.

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Total: Under 242.5

  • In this matchup, the model projects a total (234.4 points) considerably lower than the DraftKings over/under (242.5 points). Bet on the under.
  • In 16 games this season, Los Angeles and its opponent have combined for more than 242.5 points.
  • So far this season, 17 Detroit’s games have featured more than 242.5 points scored.
  • In the Lakers’ 54 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 30 times.
  • A total of 30 Pistons games this year have gone over the point total.

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Moneyline Winner: Lakers (-500)

  • Prediction: Lakers 124, Pistons 111
  • Los Angeles has entered the game as favorites 30 times this season and won 19, or 63.3%, of those games.
  • Detroit has won in seven, or 14.9%, of the 47 contests it has been named as the odds-on underdog this year.

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Austin Reaves Points Prop: Over 16.5

  • Austin Reaves posts 15.7 points, 5.4 assists and 3.9 boards per contest.
  • Reaves is averaging 15.7 points in the 2023-24 season, 0.8 lower than Tuesday’s over/under.
  • He has hit the over on his points prop on 16 occasions this season (in 33 games with such a prop).
  • Offensively the Pistons are the 23rd-ranked squad in the league (113.2 points per game). Defensively they are fourth-worst (122.1 points conceded per game).

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Jalen Duren Rebounds Prop: Over 11.5

  • Jalen Duren gets the Pistons 14.3 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game while delivering 0.4 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.
  • He has averaged 12.2 rebounds per game, 0.7 higher than his prop bet on Tuesday.
  • He’s finished over his set total for rebounds in 20 of 37 games with a prop so far this season.
  • So far this year, the Lakers are grabbing 42.7 boards per game (22nd-ranked in NBA) and allowing 44.3 rebounds per contest (20th-ranked).

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