Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
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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
Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons 5/14/2021 Betting Odds
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
Denver are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Detroit are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Will Barton SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Wayne Ellington SF Calf is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
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