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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 4/16/2021 Odds Spread and Picks

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 4-16-2021 Odds Spread and Picks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 4/16/2021 – Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan will play host to Oklahoma City Thunder and Detroit Pistons as they enter an anticipated non-conference game. Oklahoma City Thunder dropped 35 games and won just 20 as they remain at the 13th spot in the Western Conference play. Detroit Pistons are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference play with a 16-39 record on the season. Both teams are struggling to get past opponents with their weak overall performance. The NBA bookie picks have a predicted winner for this game based on the recent betting trends and overall performance of each team.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 4/16/2021

When: April 16, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports DET | Bally Sports OK
Stream: NBA League Pass

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 4/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oklahoma City Thunder +7.5 (-110) 215.5 o (-110) +275
Detroit Pistons -7.5 (-110) 215.5 u (-110) -350
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Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

Oklahoma City Thunder is ahead of the Rockets and is trailing the Kings, but they enter this game riding a terrible eight-game losing streak. The Thunder lost their last game against the Warriors with a final score of 147-109. Oklahoma has one of the worst offensive units that is touching an average of close to 106 points per game. From the three-point radar, the Thunder is shooting at 34.8 percent. Oklahoma has an equally weak defense that is surrendering more than what they are scoring.

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 22.12 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 17.84 PER

L. Dort SF 43 GP 43 GS 29.5 MIN 13.3 PTS 0.7 OR 2.9 DR 3.6 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.1 AST/TO 10.26 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons are behind the Magic by two full games. Detroit will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. In their last outing, the Pistons gave up 100 to the Clippers and scored 98 in return. Detroit’s offense is touching an average of close to 108 points per game. The Pistons are shooting at 35.7 percent in the three-point radar. From their field goals, the Pistons are touching an average of close to 45 percent.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 49 GP 49 GS 34.4 MIN 22.6 PTS 0.7 OR 4.1 DR 4.8 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.47 PER

J. Jackson SG 50 GP 15 GS 24.5 MIN 13 PTS 0.9 OR 3.2 DR 4.1 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.1 TO 2.8 PF 1 AST/TO 12.45 PER

S. Bey SF 53 GP 36 GS 25.3 MIN 11.3 PTS 0.5 OR 3.5 DR 4 REB 1.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 12.85 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons 4/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games.
Oklahoma City are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games.
Oklahoma City are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Detroit.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oklahoma City’s last 11 games on the road.
Oklahoma City are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Oklahoma City are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Thunder are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit’s last 13 games against Oklahoma City.
Detroit are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games at home.
Detroit are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Detroit are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 games played in April.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 9 games played on a Friday.
Detroit are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

Oklahoma City Thunder

Mike Muscala C Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Detroit
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG Foot is out indefinitely
Luguentz Dort SG Shoulder is upgraded to probable Friday vs Detroit
Aleksej Pokusevski SF Arm is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Detroit
Josh Hall SF Knee is OUT Friday vs Detroit

Detroit Pistons

Mike Muscala C Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Detroit
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG Foot is out indefinitely
Luguentz Dort SG Shoulder is upgraded to probable Friday vs Detroit
Aleksej Pokusevski SF Arm is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Detroit
Josh Hall SF Knee is OUT Friday vs Detroit

Head-to-Head
Oklahoma City Thunder Detroit Pistons
25-29-1 Against the Spread 29-24-2
28-27-0 Straight Up 27-28-0
105 Points per Game 108
114 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.53 Offensive FG% 44.93
72.66 Offensive FT% 77.37
34.83 Offensive 3PT% 35.66
47 Defensive FG% 47.85
76.91 Defensive FT% 76.38
35.82 Defensive 3PT% 37.38

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

The Pistons might be at the bottom of the list, but they seem to have a stronger offense than the Thunder. The NBA sports betting odds are against the Thunder to win this game. Back the Pistons to secure a victory.

Moneyline: The ML for the Thunder is +275 and the ML for the Pistons is -350.

ATS: A spread of +7.5 (-110) is out for the Thunder and a spread of -7.5 (-110) is out for Detroit.

TOTALs: Oklahoma City Thunder 215.5 o (-110), Detroit Pistons 215.5 u (-110).

Score Prediction: 119 – 110, Pistons