Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 3/4/2020 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 3/4/2020 – The Detroit Pistons host the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday with NBA best bets tipping OKC to win. Both teams are coming off losses although the Thunder need a win more badly. They are currently sixth in the Western Conference and each win is imperative. They are trying to break away from the Dallas Mavericks and giving chase to the Utah Jazz. Also, Oklahoma City has won the last four meetings with the Pistons and leads the all-time regular season series.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 3/4/2020
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 3/4/2020 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder dropped their last two-games and need a win badly. Chris Paul and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander spearhead the Thunder offensive anew as the team tries to get back on track. OKC averages 110.8 points offensively and limit opponents to 108.5 points per game. The last thing OKC wants is to play relaxed basketball. The Pistons remain dangerous even if they are out of the NBA playoff picture.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 60 GP 60 GS 35.4 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.8 OR 5.5 DR 6.2 REB 3.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 1.7 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.45 PER
D. Schroder PG 59 GP 1 GS 31 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 4 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 2.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.66 PER
C. Paul PG 59 GP 59 GS 31.7 MIN 17.5 PTS 0.3 OR 4.7 DR 5 REB 6.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.2 PF 3.2 AST/TO 21.62 PER
Detroit Pistons Betting
The woes continue for the Detroit Pistons with a lot of players in sick bay. The latest name in the sidelines is Derrick Rose who is dealing with an ankle injury. Head coach Dwane Casey will have to dig deep if the Pistons are to pull this one off. Leading the way will be Christian Wood. Langston Galloway and Luke Kennard will provide help for Detroit who is good for 107.7 points offensively. Detroit allows opponents only 110.8 points per contest but face heavy odds against a rolling Thunder five.
Players to Watch: R. Jackson PG 14 GP 10 GS 27.2 MIN 14.9 PTS 0.8 OR 2.1 DR 2.9 REB 5.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 1.5 PF 3.1 AST/TO 14.86 PER
C. Wood PF 58 GP 8 GS 20.3 MIN 12 PTS 1.6 OR 4.5 DR 6.1 REB 0.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.9 BLK 1.2 TO 1.5 PF 0.7 AST/TO 22.74 PER
B. Knight PG 6 GP 0 GS 20.2 MIN 11.2 PTS 0 OR 1.7 DR 1.7 REB 3.7 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 2.7 TO 2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 13.03 PER
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 3/4/2020 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Detroit are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Andre Roberson SF Knee is out indefinitely
Derrick Rose PG Ankle is out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks
There is no doubt that the Thunder have little reason to lose this game. NBA bets tonight see OKC winning this one over an undermanned Detroit squad. Also, the Thunder need the win badly to avoid getting into a tie with the Dallas Mavericks for the sixth spot. An OKC win could also help the team move up as they chase the Utah Jazz out West.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Thunder for this game is at -315 while the Pistons are at +255 at home.
ATS: -6.5 is given to the Thunder across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Pistons with +6.5.
TOTALs: 216.5 is the given total for this match with the Thunder going over and the Pistons the team under.
Score Prediction: 110 – 106 Thunder