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Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 3/4/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 3-4-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 3/4/2021 – The Detroit Pistons managed to pick up a rare win and will have a tough challenge ahead of them. This team is set to meet the New York Knicks this coming Thursday, March 4 and it will be at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. MSG and FOX Sports Detroit will be sharing the television broadcast rights which will both air live at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass is set to air both telecasts at their online live stream platform. The Detroit Pistons have been the worst team in the east and are huge underdogs in NBA Betting Covers against the New York Knicks.

Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 3/4/2021

When: March 4, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
TV: MSG | FOX Sports Detroit
Stream: NBA League Pass

Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 3/4/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Detroit Pistons +4.5 (-111) 210.5 o (-110) +150
New York Knicks -4.5 (-111) 210.5 u (-110) -182
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Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons are the bottom-dwellers right now in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 10-25. They are 2.5 games behind the second worst which are the Orlando Magic. Wayne Ellington was the best player for the team when they picked up a win over the Toronto Raptors. He managed to drop 25 points while shooting 8-for-11 from the three-point line. Svi Mykhailiuk chipped in 17 points and four rebounds while Mason Plumlee tallied a triple-double of 14 points, 11 rebounds and ten assists. This team played the Raptors without Jerami Grant.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 33 GP 33 GS 36.2 MIN 23.4 PTS 0.7 OR 4.6 DR 5.3 REB 2.9 AST 0.8 STL 1.1 BLK 1.9 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.83 PER

J. Jackson SG 32 GP 6 GS 24.9 MIN 13.5 PTS 1.1 OR 3.3 DR 4.4 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 2.3 TO 2.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 12.66 PER

B. Griffin PF 20 GP 20 GS 31.3 MIN 12.3 PTS 0.4 OR 4.9 DR 5.2 REB 3.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 2.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 9.96 PER.

New York Knicks Betting

The New York Knicks is getting some attention already as they are now the fifth best team in the NBA Eastern Conference with an even record of 18-18. This team got their three-game winning streak snapped by the San Antonio Spurs during their last game by a very wide margin, 93-119. Julius Randle had a tough night shooting 6-of-16 from the field but was able to finish with 14 points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Immanuel Quickley picked up the scoring slack off the bench doing 26 points while dropping six three-pointers. RJ Barrett shot only nine times in the game to tally 15 points.

Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 36 GP 36 GS 36.6 MIN 23.1 PTS 1.4 OR 9.5 DR 10.9 REB 5.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 3.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.66 PER

R. Barrett SG 36 GP 36 GS 33.3 MIN 16.4 PTS 1.2 OR 4.8 DR 6 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.11 PER

I. Quickley SG 32 GP 0 GS 18.9 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.4 OR 1.9 DR 2.3 REB 2.4 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2 PF 2.3 AST/TO 18.81 PER.

Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks 3/4/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Detroit Pistons

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games.
Detroit are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Detroit are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against New York.
Pistons are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Detroit are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against New York.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Detroit are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

New York Knicks

New York are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
Knicks are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games against Detroit.
New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
New York are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit.
Knicks are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games played in March.
New York are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

Detroit Pistons

Blake Griffin PF Possible Trade is out indefinitely
Jerami Grant SF Quad is “?” Thursday vs New York
Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
Delon Wright PG Groin is out indefinitely
Frank Jackson PG Illness is “?” Thursday vs New York
Killian Hayes PG Hip is out indefinitely

New York Knicks

Derrick Rose PG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Detroit
Taj Gibson PF Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs Detroit
Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs Detroit
Mitchell Robinson C Hand is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Detroit Pistons New York Knicks
18-16-1 Against the Spread 20-16-0
17-18-0 Straight Up 13-23-0
108 Points per Game 105
112 Points Allowed per Game 104
43.79 Offensive FG% 45.33
77.72 Offensive FT% 77.72
34.65 Offensive 3PT% 37.3
47.92 Defensive FG% 43.37
74.9 Defensive FT% 76.79
37.58 Defensive 3PT% 32.86

Detroit Pistons vs New York Knicks Betting Picks

The Detroit Pistons are just undermanned in a lot of positions and they just don’t stand a chance with Jerami Grant out of this game. The New York Knicks should be able to bounce back from the loss as seen in Best Sportsbook.

Moneyline: The Knicks as the home team is given an ML of -182 while the Pistons are at +150 if they pull an upset.

ATS: It is 4.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Knicks getting the -4.5 while the Pistons are at +4.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is 210.5 with the Pistons going over and the Knicks are under.

Score Prediction: 107 – 99, Knicks