The Detroit Pistons (12-33) are underdogs (+4) as they attempt to end a four-game losing streak when they host the Toronto Raptors (18-28) at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, March 29, 2021 at Little Caesars Arena. The matchup airs on FS-DET. The matchup has a point total of 219.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of March 29, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Raptors vs Pistons Betting Odds
Injury Report as of March 29
DeAndre’ Bembry: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee),
Kyle Lowry: Out (Foot),
Paul Watson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Jerami Grant: Day To Day (Quad),
Rodney McGruder: Day To Day (Elbow),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip),
Dennis Smith Jr.: Out (Spine)
|Spread Pick||Pistons (+4)|
|Total Pick||Over (219)|
|Prediction||Raptors 111, Pistons 110|
The spread for this game suggested by the model (0.1 points) is significantly less than the 4-point edge FanDuel gives to the Raptors, though the data still has them as the favorite. Put your money on the Pistons to cover.
The model projects a total 2.1 points higher than the one set by FanDuel for this game.
Raptors Key Players
|Gary Trent Jr.||43||14.6||2.3||1.3||0.9||0.1||2.8|
Raptors Player Props
- Pascal Siakam’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 18.5, 1.8 points less than his season average of 20.3.
- Kyle Lowry’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 0.7 less than his season average of 30.2.
- Fred VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
- Chris Boucher’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.
Pistons Key Players
Pistons Player Props
- Mason Plumlee’s rebounding prop total for the contest is listed at 10.5 boards, 1.0 rebound greater than his season average of 9.5.
- Jerami Grant’s points prop total for the contest is set at 23.5, 0.5 points greater than his season average of 23.0.
- Wayne Ellington’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
- Dennis Smith Jr.’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.6 steals lower than his season average of 1.1.
- The Raptors make 44.8% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.8 percentage points lower than the Pistons have allowed to their opponents (47.6%).
- Toronto is 12-4 against the spread and 10-6 overall when it shoots higher than 47.6% from the field.
- Detroit has a 9-6 record against the spread and an 8-8 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 44.8% of their shots from the field.
- The Pistons’ 44.2% shooting percentage from the field this season is 1.8 percentage points lower than the Raptors have allowed to their opponents (46%).
- This season, Detroit has an 11-3-1 record against the spread and an 8-8 record overall in games the team collectively shoots better than 46% from the field.
- Toronto is 12-6 against the spread and 12-6 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot above 44.2% from the field.
- The Raptors’ 37.6% three-point shooting percentage this season is only 0.3 percentage points higher than opponents of the Pistons have shot from deep (37.3%).
- Toronto has collected a 15-7 record against the spread and a 13-9 straight-up record in games this season when the team makes more than 37.3% of its three-point shots.
- Detroit is 12-9 against the spread and 10-13 overall when its opponents shoot better than 37.6% from deep.
- The Pistons shoot 34.9% from beyond the arc this season. That’s 2.3 percentage points lower than the Raptors have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (37.2%).
- Detroit has a 14-3 ATS record and is 9-9 straight-up when the team makes more than 37.2% of its three-point attempts.
- Toronto is 13-5 ATS and 11-7 overall in games it shoots over 34.9% from deep.
- The Raptors’ 15.4 made three-pointers per game this season is 3.2 more made shots on average than the 12.2 per game the Pistons allow.
- Toronto has gone 17-9 against the spread and 15-11 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 6-10-1 ATS and 2-15 straight up.
- The Pistons rank 20th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Raptors allow the 26th-fewest made threes in the league.
Raptors vs Pistons Stat Rankings
|Raptors Rank||Raptors AVG||Pistons AVG||Pistons Rank|
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