Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 3/17/2021 – Detroit Pistons will remain at home to host Toronto Raptors from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Raptors have declined drastically to the 11th spot in the Eastern Conference play. Toronto lost consecutive games and they need to make up for their loss. Detroit Pistons are remaining at the bottom of the Eastern Conference play and they continue to hold one of the worst records on the season. Betting on NBA games has never been easier with all the picks and predictions available online.
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 3/17/2021
|When:||March 17, 2021 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan|
|TV:||Fox Sports Detroit | TSN|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass|
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Toronto Raptors Betting
The Raptors will enter this game riding a terrible five-game losing streak. Toronto Raptors are now five games behind the .500 mark. In their last game, they lost against Chicago Bulls with a final score of 118-95. The Raptors were unable to do much from the defensive end as their offense equally struggled. The Raptors are touching an average of close to 113 points per game and are shooting at close to 45 percent with their field goal attempts. From the three-point radar, Toronto is touching an average of 38 percent.
Players to watch: F. VanVleet SG 34 GP 34 GS 36.7 MIN 20.1 PTS 0.7 OR 3.8 DR 4.4 REB 6.6 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 3.2 AST/TO 17.66 PER
P. Siakam PF 30 GP 30 GS 35.8 MIN 20.1 PTS 1.9 OR 5.5 DR 7.5 REB 4.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 2.2 TO 3.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.5 PER
N. Powell SG 37 GP 26 GS 30 MIN 19 PTS 0.4 OR 2.6 DR 3 REB 1.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 2.2 PF 1 AST/TO 17.48 PER.
Detroit Pistons Betting
Detroit Pistons are easily one of the weakest teams this season with their poor overall record. The Pistons are way behind their opponents and are holding a terrible 10-29 record on the season. The Pistons will enter this game riding a four-game losing streak. In their last outing, Detroit lost against the San Antonio Spurs with a final score of 109-99. Detroit’s weak offense is touching an average of close to 108 points. The Pistons are shooting at an average of close to 45 percent from their field goal attempts.
Players to watch: J. Grant SF 36 GP 36 GS 35.8 MIN 23.4 PTS 0.8 OR 4.4 DR 5.2 REB 2.9 AST 0.8 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.78 PER
J. Jackson SG 35 GP 6 GS 24.7 MIN 13.3 PTS 1 OR 3.3 DR 4.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 2.2 TO 2.8 PF 0.9 AST/TO 12.61 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 9.98 PER.
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons 3/17/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
Toronto are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Raptors are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against Detroit.
Toronto are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Toronto are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Toronto’s last 20 games this season.
Toronto are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit’s last 12 games.
Detroit are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games against Toronto.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games at home.
Detroit are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Toronto.
Detroit are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Detroit are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Detroit are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games played in March.
Pascal Siakam PF Quarantine is upgraded to “?” Wednesday vs Detroit
Patrick McCaw SG Quarantine is upgraded to “?” Wednesday vs Detroit
Fred VanVleet PG Quarantine is out indefinitely
OG Anunoby SF Quarantine is out indefinitely
Malachi Flynn PG Quarantine is upgraded to “?” Wednesday vs Detroit
Wayne Ellington SF Groin is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs Toronto
Jerami Grant SF Hip injured last game, is probable Wednesday vs Toronto
Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
Rodney McGruder SG Elbow is “?” Wednesday vs Toronto
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Quarantine is upgraded to “?” Wednesday vs Toronto
Hamidou Diallo SG Groin is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Toronto
Killian Hayes PG Hip is out indefinitely
|Toronto Raptors||Detroit Pistons|
|18-21-0||Against the Spread||20-18-1|
|113||Points per Game||107|
|112||Points Allowed per Game||111|
Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks
The Pistons are too weak to take on Toronto despite the Raptors missing out on a few key players. The NBA betting lines are in favor of the Raptors to win this game and cover the spread. Back the Raptors to outscore the Pistons with ease.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Raptors is -130 and the ML set for the Pistons is +110.
ATS: A spread of -2 (-111) is out for Toronto and a spread of +2 (-111) is out for Detroit.
TOTALs: The total is all set to go over 221.5 (-110) for Toronto and the same will go under for Detroit.
Score Prediction: 115 – 106 Raptors