New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
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New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2021 – The New York Knicks have been on a roller coaster ride for this season and this time around they are at the bottom of the loop. They hope to turn things around soon as they battle the Detroit Pistons at their home court in the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan this Saturday, April 3. Bally Sports DET and MSG are the official broadcast partners for this game and the live coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will have both feeds via online live stream. The New York Knicks on the road are picked as the safer bet in NBA betting lines against the Detroit Pistons.
New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2021
New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2021 Betting Odds
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks have been on a bad slump losing their last three games and slipped to the seventh-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference at 24-25. They are now tied with the Boston Celtics and just a game behind the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat. This team lost to the Dallas Mavericks at their own home court in a defensive battle, 86-99. Alec Burks came off the bench to help the team with 20 points and had four three-pointers. Julius Randle had a hard time shooting the ball doing only 25% but managed to finish with 14 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 47 GP 47 GS 37.1 MIN 23.1 PTS 1.4 OR 9.4 DR 10.8 REB 5.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.3 TO 3.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 21.93 PER
R. Barrett SG 48 GP 48 GS 34.2 MIN 17.5 PTS 1.1 OR 4.9 DR 6.1 REB 3.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 15.04 PER
A. Burks SG 36 GP 5 GS 26.4 MIN 13 PTS 0.5 OR 3.9 DR 4.5 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.56 PER.
Detroit Pistons Betting
The Detroit Pistons have been sitting at the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 14-34. Overall, the Pistons are the third-worst team in the league just above the Houston Rockets and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Josh Jackson has a breakout game doing 31 points and shooting four three-pointers to lead the team. Mason Plumlee has been anchoring the team with an all-around performance of 13 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists while Frank Jackson also contributed 13 of his own coming from the bench. Jerami Grant only finished with 12 points in 14 shots.
Players to Watch: J. Grant SF 45 GP 45 GS 34.8 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.7 OR 4.2 DR 4.8 REB 2.8 AST 0.7 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.79 PER
J. Jackson SG 43 GP 8 GS 24.5 MIN 13 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 13.62 PER
S. Bey SF 46 GP 29 GS 25 MIN 10.7 PTS 0.5 OR 3.6 DR 4.1 REB 1.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.7 PF 1.7 AST/TO 13.4 PER.
New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2021 Betting Numbers
New York Knicks
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 5 games.
Detroit are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
New York Knicks
Mitchell Robinson C Foot is out indefinitely
Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks
The Detroit Pistons are very much looking to a good position in the next NBA lottery while the New York Knicks hope to land a playoff spot this season. The best sportsbook has the Pistons as the underdogs against the Knicks for this matchup.
Moneyline: The Knicks on the road is given an ML of -138 while the Pistons are at +115 if they win at home.
ATS: It is just 2.5 points between both squads with the Pistons getting the +2.5 while the Knicks are -2.5.
TOTALs: The total for both teams in this matchup is pegged at 208.5 with the Knicks going over and the Pistons are under.
Score Prediction: 104 – 100, Knicks