The Toronto Raptors (17-17) host the Detroit Pistons (9-25) as 7.5-point favorites after Norman Powell went off for 30 points in the Raptors’ 122-111 victory over the Rockets. The game airs on FS-DET+ at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The matchup has an over/under set at 214.5 points.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 3, 2021, 7:07 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Raptors vs Pistons Betting Odds
Injury Report as of March 3
Fred VanVleet: Out (Health Protocols),
OG Anunoby: Out (Health Protocols),
Pascal Siakam: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Jerami Grant: Day To Day (Quad),
Delon Wright: Out (Right Adductor),
Frank Jackson: Out (Illness),
Blake Griffin: Out (Not with Team),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)
|Spread Pick||Raptors (-7.5)|
|Total Pick||Over (214.5)|
|Prediction||Raptors 115, Pistons 106|
The model projects the Raptors to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by a small margin more (9.2 to 7.5).
The DraftKings point total for this game is just 6.9 points lower than the model projection.
Raptors Key Players
Pistons Key Players
- The Raptors make 45.2% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.8 percentage points lower than the Pistons have allowed to their opponents (48%).
- Toronto has a 9-4 record against the spread and a 9-4 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 48% from the field.
- Detroit is 3-7 against the spread and 4-7 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 45.2% from the field.
- The Pistons are shooting 43.8% from the field, 1.4% lower than the 45.2% the Raptors’ opponents have shot this season.
- Detroit has put together a 9-2 record against the spread and a 6-6 straight up record in games it shoots better than 45.2% from the field.
- This season, Toronto has a 10-6 record against the spread and an 11-5 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 43.8% from the field.
- The Raptors are knocking down 38.3% of their three-point shots this season, 0.5% higher than the 37.8% the Pistons allow opponents to shoot from deep.
- Toronto has assembled an 11-7 record against the spread and a 12-6 straight-up record in games this season when the team makes more than 37.8% of its three-point shots.
- Detroit is 6-9-1 against the spread while putting together a 6-12 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 38.3% from three-point range.
- The Pistons shoot 34.6% from three-point distance this season. That’s 2.6 percentage points lower than the Raptors have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (37.2%).
- Detroit is 9-3 ATS and 5-8 overall when the team hits more than 37.2% of its three-point attempts.
- Toronto has an 11-2 ATS record and a 10-3 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.6% from three-point distance.
- The Raptors’ 15.4 made three-pointers per game this season is three more made shots on average than the 12.4 per game the Pistons give up.
- Toronto has gone 13-7 against the spread and 14-6 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Detroit hits fewer threes than its opponents, it is 4-8-1 ATS and 2-11 straight up.
- The Pistons make the 17th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Raptors give up the 26th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.
Raptors vs Pistons Stat Rankings
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