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San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons 3/15/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons 3-15-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons 3/15/2021 – Detroit Pistons will remain at home to host San Antonio Spurs as they clash in an exciting non-conference game from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Spurs are holding the seventh spot in the Western Conference play behind the Portland Trail Blazers. San Antonio will enter this game with a losing record. Detroit Pistons, on the other hand, are the worst team in the Eastern Conference play as they sit at the bottom of the list. The top sportsbooks were against the Pistons in their last few games and they seem to be a lost cause this season.

San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons 3/15/2021

When: March 15, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan
TV: Fox Sports Detroit | Fox Sports Southwest
Stream: NBA League Pass

San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons 3/15/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
San Antonio Spurs -3 (-114) 220.5 o (-110) -154
Detroit Pistons +3 (-109) 220.5 u (-110) +130
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San Antonio Spurs Betting

The Spurs are three games ahead of the .500 mark. San Antonio is holding a 19-16 record on the season and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The Spurs lost against the 76ers in their last game with a terrible 134-99 final score. The Spurs are touching an average of close to 111 points with their scoring offense and are surrendering 110.1 to opponents. The leader in scoring is DeMar DeRozan with an average of close to 21 points per game. From the rebounding department, Jakob Poeltl is the leader with 7.3 boards per game.

Players to watch: D. DeRozan SF 30 GP 30 GS 33.9 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.7 REB 7.3 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 2 PF 4.4 AST/TO 22.24 PER

D. Murray PG 34 GP 34 GS 31.1 MIN 15.6 PTS 0.6 OR 6.4 DR 6.9 REB 5.3 AST 1.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 2.1 PF 3.3 AST/TO 16.96 PER

K. Johnson SF 31 GP 29 GS 28.7 MIN 13.9 PTS 1.5 OR 5 DR 6.5 REB 2 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 15.43 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

Detroit Pistons will enter this game with a terrible 10-28 overall record. The Pistons are riding a three-game losing streak and they are way beyond the .500 mark. In their last game, the Pistons lost against the Brooklyn Nets with a final score of 100-95. Detroit is touching an average of close to 108 points with their scoring offense and is surrendering close to 112 to opponents. Jerami Grant is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 24 points per game. From the rebounding department, Mason Plumlee is the leader with close to 10 boards per game.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 35 GP 35 GS 36.1 MIN 23.6 PTS 0.8 OR 4.5 DR 5.3 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.91 PER

J. Jackson SG 34 GP 6 GS 24.7 MIN 13.2 PTS 1 OR 3.4 DR 4.4 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 2.3 TO 2.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 12.5 PER

B. Griffin PF 20 GP 20 GS 31.3 MIN 12.3 PTS 0.4 OR 4.9 DR 5.2 REB 3.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 2.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 9.99 PER.

San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons 3/15/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Spurs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
San Antonio are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games against Detroit.
San Antonio are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Antonio’s last 11 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
San Antonio are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Spurs are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games played in March.
San Antonio are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games played on a Monday.

Detroit Pistons

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games.
Detroit are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games against San Antonio.
Detroit are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games when playing at home against San Antonio.
Detroit are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit’s last 14 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Detroit are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Detroit are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games played in March.

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge PF Personal is out indefinitely
DeMar DeRozan SG Personal is OUT Monday vs Detroit
Keita Bates-Diop SF Hamstring left last game, is “?” Monday vs Detroit

Detroit Pistons

Wayne Ellington SF Groin is doubtful Monday vs San Antonio
Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Hamidou Diallo SG Groin is downgraded to OUT Monday vs San Antonio
Killian Hayes PG Hip is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
San Antonio Spurs Detroit Pistons
19-15-0 Against the Spread 20-17-1
14-20-0 Straight Up 18-20-0
110 Points per Game 108
111 Points Allowed per Game 111
45.56 Offensive FG% 44.09
78.98 Offensive FT% 77.33
36.46 Offensive 3PT% 34.89
46.36 Defensive FG% 47.78
74.5 Defensive FT% 75.8
37.72 Defensive 3PT% 36.91

San Antonio Spurs vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

There is no doubt that the Spurs hold the key to success in this game. San Antonio is way too strong for the Pistons. Back the Spurs to win this game and cover the spread with ease. The NBA best bets are against the Pistons in this game.

Moneyline: -154 is the ML for the Spurs and +130 is the ML for the Pistons.

ATS: -3 (-114) is the allocated spread for the Spurs and +3 (-109) is the allocated spread for the Pistons.

TOTALs: Over 220.5 (-110) is the spread for Detroit and Under 220.5 (-110) is the total for the Pistons.

Score Prediction: 115 – 102 Spurs