Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 12/18/19 NBA Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 12/18/19 – Toronto Raptors will travel south to place against Detroit Pistons from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Raptors are still holding the 5th spot in the Eastern Conference play with their 18-8 overall record. Toronto managed to win 12 of their 16 conference games and are all set to take on the Pistons, who are holding the 10th position in their conference play. The NBA spreads are all set for this match as Detroit tries to defend the Raptors from scoring at home. The Pistons are holding an overall record of 11-16 and they have not made any progress.
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 12/18/19
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 12/18/19 Betting Odds
Toronto Raptors Betting
Toronto Raptors is one team that held their position for a long time in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors are just one game behind Miami Heat and they seem to be doing their best with their talented defensive game. Toronto is currently 10 games above the .500 mark and they enter this game following an easy victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Raptors restricted the Cavs to just 113 and they scored 130 in return.
Players to watch: P. Siakam PF (25 GP 25 GS 36.8 MIN 24.7 PTS 1.5 OR 6.8 DR 8.3 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.9 BLK 2.7 TO 2.8 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.11 PER)
Detroit Pistons Betting
Detroit Pistons were unable to get past the Washington Wizards in their last outing. The Pistons were restricted to just 119 points and they allowed 133 in return. Detroit is not holding a good spot with their terrible record. The Pistons struggled to defend Washington and now they need to face a team that holds the third best defensive unit this season. Derrick Rose and Markieff Morris seem to be the bright spots for Detroit Pistons.
Players to watch: D. Rose PG (21 GP 1 GS 24 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.5 OR 1.5 DR 2 REB 6 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 1.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 21.95 PER)
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 12/18/19 Betting Numbers
Toronto are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games.
Fred VanVleet PG Knee is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Cleveland
Blake Griffin PF Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Toronto
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks
Toronto Raptors are missing out on their point guard, but that will not prevent them from winning this game on the road. The NBA betting lines are intact for Toronto and they will restrict the Pistons from scoring.
Moneyline: The Raptors are holding a moneyline of -180, while the Pistons are holding a moneyline of +160.
ATS: Toronto has an ATS of -4 and Detroit has an ATS of +4.
TOTALs: The total for this game is 216.5, Toronto goes over with the total and Detroit goes under.
Score Prediction: 115 – 109 Raptors