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Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5-14-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021 – Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan will play host to Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons as they enter an unbalanced non-conference game. The Nuggets have punched their ticket to the playoffs after securing the fourth spot in the Western Conference play. Detroit Pistons turned out to be the worst team in the Eastern Conference play as they sit at the bottom at the 15th position. The Pistons are no match for the Nuggets and the NBA betting trends have not been in their favor for the past few games.

Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021

When: May 14, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports DET+ | Altitude
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -9.5 (-111) 221.5 o (-110) -450
Detroit Pistons +9.5 (-111) 221.5 u (-110) +350
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Denver Nuggets Betting

The Denver Nuggets ensured to battle their way through and make it to the top-five in the Western Conference play. Despite their tough competition, the Nuggets took out most of their opponents as they hold a 46-24 record on the season. Denver Nuggets will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak after their last success against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nuggets scored 114 and gave up 103 in return. Denver will play Detroit Pistons and Portland Trail Blazers in their remaining two regular season games.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 69 GP 69 GS 35 MIN 26.5 PTS 2.8 OR 8 DR 10.8 REB 8.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 3.2 TO 2.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.07 PER

J. Murray PG 48 GP 48 GS 35.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.33 PER

M. Porter Jr. SF 59 GP 52 GS 31.8 MIN 19.4 PTS 1.5 OR 5.9 DR 7.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.84 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. Detroit Pistons won just 20 of their 70 overall games on the season. The Pistons are weak with their unbalanced scoring offense and defensive unit. In their last outing, the Pistons dropped their game against Minnesota Timberwolves with a final score of 119-100. Detroit will play their last game against the Miami Heat in their regular season. The Pistons can only hope for a better season next year with an improved squad.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 54 GP 54 GS 33.9 MIN 22.3 PTS 0.6 OR 4 DR 4.6 REB 2.8 AST 0.6 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.99 PER

J. Jackson SG 60 GP 24 GS 25 MIN 13.3 PTS 0.9 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 2.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 2.9 PF 1 AST/TO 11.99 PER

S. Bey SF 68 GP 51 GS 27 MIN 12.1 PTS 0.6 OR 3.9 DR 4.5 REB 1.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 0.8 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 12.8 PER.

Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Nuggets are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
Denver are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against Detroit.
Denver are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Detroit.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Denver’s last 16 games on the road.
Denver are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Denver are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Denver are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Detroit are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games against Denver.
Detroit are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Detroit are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Denver.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Detroit are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Detroit are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games played in May.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray PG ACL is out for season
Monte Morris PG Hamstring is “?” Friday vs Detroit
PJ Dozier PG Leg is out indefinitely

Detroit Pistons

Wayne Ellington SF Calf is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
Cory Joseph PG Ankle is OUT Friday vs Denver
Mason Plumlee C Rest is OUT Friday vs Denver
Jerami Grant SF Knee is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
Rodney McGruder SG Elbow is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
Frank Jackson PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Knee is out indefinitely
Hamidou Diallo SG Quarantine is “?” Friday vs Denver
Isaiah Stewart PF Personal is OUT Friday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Detroit Pistons
32-37-0 Against the Spread 35-33-2
38-31-0 Straight Up 31-38-1
115 Points per Game 107
110 Points Allowed per Game 111
48.56 Offensive FG% 45.2
80.09 Offensive FT% 76.01
37.84 Offensive 3PT% 35.45
46.96 Defensive FG% 47.47
77.65 Defensive FT% 76.1
36.52 Defensive 3PT% 36.22

Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

The Pistons are up against one of the toughest teams and they will fail to outscore the Nuggets. The best NBA betting odds favor Denver to win this game with ease and cover the spread. Watch out for Denver to take a lead right from the start.

Moneyline: The ML for the Nuggets is -450 and the ML for the Pistons is +3500.

ATS: A spread of -9.5 (-111) is set for Denver and a spread of +9.5 (-111) is set for Detroit.

TOTALs: Over 221.5 (-110) is the total for Denver and the same will go under for the Pistons.

Score Prediction: 119 – 104, Nuggets