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Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs 4/22/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs 4-22-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs 4/22/2021 – The San Antonio Spurs are hanging on to their place in the NBA Western Conference standings but hope to improve it before the season ends. The NBA lottery bound team Detroit Pistons are going to be their next opponents this coming Thursday, April 22. This game will tip-off at exactly 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Bally Sports SW-SA along with Bally Sports DET+ will be putting the match live on television while both telecast are available to view at NBA League Pass. The San Antonio Spurs are expected by NBA betting lines to dominate the Detroit Pistons.

Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs 4/22/2021

When: April 22, 2021 8:30 PM ET
Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
TV: Bally Sports SW-SA | Bally Sports DET+
Stream: NBA League Pass

Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs 4/22/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Detroit Pistons +8 (-111) 217.5 o (-110) +280
San Antonio Spurs -8 (-111) 217.5 u (-110) -350
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Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons may be the worst team in the NBA Eastern Conference right now with their record of 18-41 but they have won four of their last ten games. Ater securing a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, this team failed to bring the momentum and lost to the Dallas Mavericks by ten points, 117-127, during their most recent match. Jerami Grant did his part leading the team with 26 points while veteran guard Cory Joseph tallied 24. The best stat line came from Mason Plumlee doing 13 points, 16 boards and seven dimes. Josh Jackson as the starting guard contributed 12.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 51 GP 51 GS 34.2 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.6 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.33 PER

J. Jackson SG 54 GP 19 GS 24.9 MIN 13.4 PTS 0.9 OR 3.2 DR 4.1 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.2 TO 2.8 PF 1 AST/TO 12.65 PER

S. Bey SF 57 GP 40 GS 25.7 MIN 11.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 1.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 12.69 PER.

San Antonio Spurs Betting

The San Antonio Spurs are the 10th best team in the NBA Western Conference right now and they sit on a 3.5 game cushion over the New Orleans Pelicans. Their record is now at 28-29 and they are a good run away to overtake the Golden State Warriors or even the Memphis Grizzlies. This team has lost its most recent match with the Miami Heat prevailing by 20 points, 87-107. DeMar DeRozan had only 15 points as the team’s leading scorer. Derrick White chipped in with 13 points, seven assists and five rebounds while Dejounte Murray did 11 points, five rebounds and four assists.

Players to Watch: D. DeRozan SF 49 GP 49 GS 33.9 MIN 21 PTS 0.7 OR 3.7 DR 4.4 REB 7.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 3.8 AST/TO 22.05 PER

D. Murray PG 55 GP 55 GS 31.6 MIN 15.5 PTS 0.7 OR 6.2 DR 6.9 REB 5.3 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 2 PF 3.1 AST/TO 16.58 PER

D. White PG 33 GP 29 GS 29.6 MIN 15 PTS 0.3 OR 2.5 DR 2.8 REB 3.5 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 1.3 TO 2.6 PF 2.7 AST/TO 14.24 PER.

Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs 4/22/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Pistons are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Detroit are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against San Antonio.
Detroit are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games against San Antonio.
Pistons are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Detroit are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Detroit are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Detroit are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in April.

San Antonio Spurs

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio’s last 5 games.
San Antonio are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Antonio’s last 10 games against Detroit.
San Antonio are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
San Antonio are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio’s last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
San Antonio are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
San Antonio are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games played in April.

Injuries

Detroit Pistons

Rodney McGruder SG Elbow is “?” Thursday vs San Antonio
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Knee is “?” Thursday vs San Antonio
Killian Hayes PG Rest is “?” Thursday vs San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs

Trey Lyles PF Ankle is OUT Thursday vs Detroit

Head-to-Head
Detroit Pistons San Antonio Spurs
32-25-2 Against the Spread 30-27-0
28-30-1 Straight Up 27-30-0
108 Points per Game 110
112 Points Allowed per Game 111
45.02 Offensive FG% 45.99
77.06 Offensive FT% 78.36
35.6 Offensive 3PT% 35.52
47.86 Defensive FG% 46.56
76.12 Defensive FT% 75.95
36.88 Defensive 3PT% 37.43

Detroit Pistons vs San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

The Detroit Pistons may have some good things running for their team but they are the huge underdogs in this matchup against the San Antonio Spurs as seen in online sports betting. Expect the Spurs to go hard as they want a better place in the west standings.

Moneyline: It is -350 points on the ML for the Spurs for this matchup while the visiting Pistons are +280.

ATS: A wide eight points is what separates both teams in the ATS. Pistons have the +8 while the Spurs take the -8.

TOTALs: The total for both teams to reach is set at 217.5 with the Spurs the team under and the Pistons are over.

Score Prediction: 112 – 106, Spurs