The Detroit Pistons (14-35) visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-29) in a matchup of Central Division teams at Chesapeake Energy Arena, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, April 5, 2021. The Pistons are 3-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is 212.5 in the matchup.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 5, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Pistons vs Thunder Betting Odds
Injury Report as of April 5
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Rodney McGruder: Day To Day (Elbow)
Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Concussion Protocol),
Isaiah Roby: Out (Concussion),
Josh Hall: Out (Concussion-like symptoms),
Mike Muscala: Day To Day (Ankle),
Darius Bazley: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Foot)
|Spread Pick||Thunder (+3)|
|Total Pick||Over (212.5)|
|Prediction||Thunder 110, Pistons 109|
The model line is much more favorable to the Thunder compared to the DraftKings line, a 3.9 point difference, and has them favored to win Monday’s game outright. Put your money on the Thunder.
In this game, the model projects a total (218.3 points) slightly higher than the DraftKings over/under (212.5 points).
Pistons Key Players
Pistons Player Props
- Mason Plumlee’s assists prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 2.5 assists, 1.1 assists less than his season average of 3.6.
- Jerami Grant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 27.5, 2.5 lower than his season average of 30.0.
- Wayne Ellington’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots less than his season average of 2.6.
- Grant’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks higher than his season average of 1.1.
Thunder Key Players
Thunder Player Props
- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s points prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 3.2 points lower than his season average of 23.7.
- Moses Brown’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 32.5, 15.4 higher than his season average of 17.1.
- Ty Jerome’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 1.4 shots higher than his season average of 2.1.
- Theo Maledon’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 steals greater than his season average of 0.9.
- This season, the Pistons have a 44.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 2.5% lower than the 46.8% of shots the Thunder’s opponents have hit.
- Detroit has an 11-3 record against the spread and an 8-7 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 46.8% from the field.
- Oklahoma City is 9-5-1 against the spread and 9-6 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 44.3% from the field.
- The Thunder’s 44.6% shooting percentage from the field this season is 3.1 percentage points lower than the Pistons have allowed to their opponents (47.7%).
- Oklahoma City is 6-2 against the spread and 6-2 overall when it shoots better than 47.7% from the field.
- When Detroit’s opponents shoot greater than 44.6% from the field, it is 10-6 against the spread and 9-8 overall.
- The Pistons’ 35.2% three-point shooting percentage this season is just 0.2 percentage points lower than opponents of the Thunder have shot from deep (35.4%).
- Detroit has a 17-6 record against the spread and an 11-13 record overall when the team makes more than 35.4% of its three-point shots.
- Oklahoma City has put up an 18-9 against the spread while going 14-13 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 35.2% from deep.
- The Thunder’s three-point shooting percentage this season (34.8%) is just 2.8 percentage points lower than opponents of the Pistons are averaging (37.6%).
- Oklahoma City is 13-5-1 against the spread and 12-7 overall when shooting over 37.6% as a team from three-point range.
- Detroit is 12-7 ATS and 10-11 overall in games it shoots over 34.8% from deep.
- The Pistons hit 12.1 three-pointers per game this season, only 0.7 fewer makes per game than the Thunder allow 12.8.
- When Oklahoma City makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 16-7 against the spread and 14-9 overall. When Detroit is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 6-12-1 ATS and 2-17 straight up.
- The Pistons are the 20th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Thunder give up the 19th-fewest makes from deep.
Pistons vs Thunder Stat Rankings
|Pistons Rank||Pistons AVG||Thunder AVG||Thunder Rank|
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