The Detroit Pistons (11-29) are only 2-point underdogs as they look to break a three-game road losing streak when they take on the Houston Rockets (11-28) on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Toyota Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on SportsNet SW. The over/under in the matchup is set at 214.5.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of March 19, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Rockets vs Pistons Betting Odds
Injury Report as of March 19
David Nwaba: Out (Wrist),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
John Wall: Day To Day (Knee),
Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),
Ben McLemore: Day To Day (Ankle)
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Rodney McGruder: Out (Elbow),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip),
Hamidou Diallo: Out (Groin),
Wayne Ellington: Out (Adductor)
|Spread Pick||Pistons (+2)|
|Total Pick||Over (214.5)|
|Prediction||Pistons 111, Rockets 109|
The data strongly suggests betting on the Pistons in this one. The model favors them while FanDuel has the Rockets favored and the difference between the two is 3.5 points.
The FanDuel point total for this game is just 5.2 points lower than the model projection.
Rockets Key Players
Rockets Player Props
- Christian Wood’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 35.5, 2.1 greater than his season average of 33.4.
- John Wall’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 36.5, 6.2 higher than his season average of 30.3.
- Wood’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.
Pistons Key Players
Pistons Player Props
- Jerami Grant’s points prop total for the contest is set at 18.5, 4.9 points lower than his season average of 23.4.
- Delon Wright’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 22.5, 2.0 higher than his season average of 20.5.
- Wright’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.
- This season, the Rockets have a 43.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 4.6% lower than the 47.9% of shots the Pistons’ opponents have made.
- Houston is 6-3 against the spread and 6-3 overall when it shoots better than 47.9% from the field.
- Detroit’s record is 5-6 against the spread and 4-7 overall when its opponents make more than 43.3% of their shots from the field.
- The Pistons are shooting 44.3% from the field, 2.7% lower than the 47% the Rockets’ opponents have shot this season.
- Detroit has put together an 8-3 record against the spread and a 6-6 straight up record in games it shoots better than 47% from the field.
- Houston is 6-5 against the spread and 7-4 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot higher than 44.3% from the field.
- The Rockets shoot 32.6% from deep, 4.5% lower than the 37.1% the Pistons allow to opponents.
- Houston is 6-5 against the spread and 6-5 overall when it shoots better than 37.1% from distance.
- Detroit is 4-6 against the spread and 4-8 overall when its opponents shoot better than 32.6% from deep.
- The Pistons’ three-point shooting percentage this season (34.9%) is 2.6 percentage points lower than opponents of the Rockets are averaging (37.5%).
- Detroit has an 11-4 ATS record and is 7-9 straight-up when the team makes more than 37.5% of its three-point attempts.
- Houston has a 7-9 ATS record and an 8-8 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.9% from three-point range.
- The Rockets’ 13.2 made three-pointers per game this season are only 0.8 more made shots on average than the 12.4 per game the Pistons give up.
- When Houston makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 9-9 against the spread and 9-9 overall. When Detroit is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 4-9-1 ATS and 2-12 straight up.
- The Pistons are the 18th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Rockets allow the 13th-fewest makes from deep.
Rockets vs Pistons Stat Rankings
|Rockets Rank||Rockets AVG||Pistons AVG||Pistons Rank|
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