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Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4/5/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4-5-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4/5/2021 – These are two teams most probably headed in the NBA lottery but will try to find a few positives before ending the season. The Detroit Pistons are now on the road and will give the Oklahoma City Thunder a visit at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City this Monday, April 5. This game will be held inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City with Bally Sports OK and Bally Sports DET owning the broadcast rights. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game via an online live stream. Even with the home-court advantage, NBA spreads has the Oklahoma City Thunder on a slight disadvantage against the Detroit Pistons.

Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4/5/2021

When: April 5, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: Bally Sports OK | Bally Sports DET
Stream: NBA League Pass

Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4/5/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Detroit Pistons -2 (-110) 211 o (-110) -133
Oklahoma City Thunder +2 (-110) 211 u (-110) +110
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Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons are very much looking forward to having a good position in the upcoming NBA lottery. This team is at the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 14-35 and trailing the Orlando Magic by 2.5 games. Their last opponents were the New York Knicks which they lost by a blowout, 81-125. Jerami Grant was the teamโ€™s best scorer tallying 16 points. Hamadou Diallo came off the bench doing 14 points while Cory Joseph did 10 points in just 16 minutes. Mason Plumlee almost had a double-double with 9 points and ten boards.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 46 GP 46 GS 34.7 MIN 22.4 PTS 0.7 OR 4.1 DR 4.8 REB 2.8 AST 0.7 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 19.15 PER

H. Diallo SG * 4 GP 0 GS 24.3 MIN 14.5 PTS 1 OR 4.5 DR 5.5 REB 1.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 1.3 TO 2.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 25.05 PER

J. Jackson SG 44 GP 9 GS 24.5 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.9 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 2.1 TO 2.9 PF 1 AST/TO 13.74 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder are third to the last place in the NBA Western Conference standings and own a wide gap between them and the Houston Rockets. This team had a tough challenge facing the Portland Trail Blazers and lost by as much as 38 points, 133-85. Kenrich Williams had 18 points, five rebounds and two assists while Tony Bradley did 14 points, eight rebounds. Both players came off the bench. Darius Miller was also able to chip in 11 points but the best stat line came from Moses Brown doing 10 points and 14 rebounds while shooting a good 57% from the field.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 35 GP 35 GS 33.7 MIN 23.7 PTS 0.5 OR 4.2 DR 4.7 REB 5.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 24.92 PER

A. Horford C 28 GP 28 GS 27.9 MIN 14.2 PTS 1 OR 5.7 DR 6.7 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1 TO 1.7 PF 3.2 AST/TO 20.09 PER

L. Dort SF 41 GP 41 GS 29.3 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 2.8 DR 3.4 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 2.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 10.68 PER.

Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4/5/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Detroit Pistons

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games.
Detroit are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Pistons are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Oklahoma City.
Detroit are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
Detroit are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Detroit’s last 17 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Detroit are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games played in April.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Thunder are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oklahoma City’s last 12 games against Detroit.
Their total has gone OVER in 7 of Oklahoma City’s last 9 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit.
Oklahoma City are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Oklahoma City are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Thunder are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Oklahoma City are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games played in April.

Injuries

Detroit Pistons

Wayne Ellington SF Rest is OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City
Mason Plumlee C Rest is OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City
Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
Rodney McGruder SG Elbow is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Thunder

Al Horford C None is out for season
Mike Muscala C Ankle is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Detroit
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG Foot is out indefinitely
Isaiah Roby PF Concussion is out indefinitely
Darius Bazley PF Shoulder is out indefinitely
Luguentz Dort SG Concussion is out indefinitely
Josh Hall SF Concussion is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Detroit Pistons Oklahoma City Thunder
26-22-1 Against the Spread 24-24-1
24-25-0 Straight Up 24-25-0
107 Points per Game 106
111 Points Allowed per Game 113
44.33 Offensive FG% 44.55
76.93 Offensive FT% 73.63
35.23 Offensive 3PT% 34.84
47.69 Defensive FG% 46.81
75.95 Defensive FT% 76.18
37.6 Defensive 3PT% 35.39

Detroit Pistons vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

Two teams that may be done for the season but with no Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, the Oklahoma City Thunder will have a hard time defending their home court. The Detroit Pistons are the safer bet according to the top online sportsbook.

Moneyline: The Pistons on the road are handed an ML of -133 while the Thunder at home is at +110.

ATS: It is two points between both teams across the spread with the Thunder getting the +2 while the Pistons are -2.

TOTALs: 211 points is the total for both teams to dance on with the Pistons going over and the Thunder are under.

Score Prediction: 105 – 104, Pistons