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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 Odds Picks and Previews

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

When: April 3, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports DET | MSG
Stream: NBA League Pass

New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New York Knicks -2.5 (-111) 208.5 o (-110) -138
Detroit Pistons +2.5 (-111) 208.5 u (-110) +115
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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

Trends

New York Knicks

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 5 games.
New York are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Detroit.
New York are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Detroit.
Knicks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
New York are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York’s last 9 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New York’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games.
Detroit are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games against New York.
Detroit are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Detroit are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against New York.
Pistons are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games this season.
Detroit are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit’s last 15 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

New York Knicks

Mitchell Robinson C Foot is out indefinitely

Detroit Pistons

Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
Rodney McGruder SG Elbow is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs New York
Killian Hayes PG Hip is probable Saturday vs New York

Head-to-Head
New York Knicks Detroit Pistons
27-20-1 Against the Spread 26-21-1
18-30-0 Straight Up 23-25-0
105 Points per Game 107
105 Points Allowed per Game 111
45.11 Offensive FG% 44.5
76.26 Offensive FT% 77.05
37.36 Offensive 3PT% 35.29
44.19 Defensive FG% 47.57
76.31 Defensive FT% 76
33.59 Defensive 3PT% 37.31

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