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Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 12/8/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 12-8-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 12/8/2021 – The Detroit Pistons now own the leagueโ€™s longest winning streak and they wish to stop the bleeding very soon. They will have a chance to do that when they host the Washington Wizards this Wednesday, December 8 at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. It will be Bally Sports DET that will handle the television broadcast and the live coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Washington Wizards are expected in NBA betting spreads to prolong the agony of the Detroit Pistons.

Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 12/8/2021

When: December 8, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports DET
Stream: NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 12/8/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards -5.5 (-110) 209 o (-110) -222
Detroit Pistons +5.5 (-110) 209 u (-110) +190
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards are fast dropping in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their three-game losing streak. They now own a record of 14-11 and are currently tied with the Miami Heat for the fourth-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference. This team is going on the road and has lost both of their games against the Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers. Bradley Beal has always been a lethal scorer providing the team with 34 points against the Pacers. Kyle Kuzma and Darius Gaffore each had 14 points while Aaron Holiday and Montrezl Harrell each had 11.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG 22 GP 22 GS 35.7 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.7 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.09 PER

M. Harrell C 25 GP 3 GS 26.6 MIN 15.6 PTS 2.6 OR 5.7 DR 8.2 REB 2.2 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 1.4 TO 2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.52 PER

S. Dinwiddie PG 21 GP 21 GS 29.7 MIN 13.4 PTS 0.7 OR 4.2 DR 4.9 REB 5.2 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 2.1 PF 3.4 AST/TO 14.85 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons last tasted a victory way back on November 17 against the Indiana Pacers and since then, they are now on a nine-game losing streak. They are currently the worst team in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 4-19 and are a game behind the Orlando Magic. Cade Cunningham has been living up to the hype as the best player and top pick in the most recent draft. The rookie was able to tally 28 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, two steals and six three-pointers in their game against the Thunder. Jerami Grant was not far behind with 20 points and six rebounds while Saddiq Bey had 15.

Players to Watch: J. Grant SF 22 GP 22 GS 33.2 MIN 20.1 PTS 1 OR 3.9 DR 4.8 REB 2.6 AST 1.1 STL 1 BLK 2 TO 2.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 17.37 PER

C. Cunningham PG 18 GP 18 GS 31.7 MIN 14.9 PTS 1.1 OR 5.4 DR 6.6 REB 4.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 3.8 TO 2.6 PF 1.2 AST/TO 11.45 PER

K. Olynyk PF 10 GP 1 GS 22.9 MIN 12.5 PTS 1.3 OR 4 DR 5.3 REB 2.3 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.5 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 19.00 PER.

Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 12/8/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Washington are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Detroit.
Wizards are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Detroit.
Washington are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games on the road.
Washington are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Wizards are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games this season.
Washington are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games against Washington.
Detroit are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Pistons are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
Detroit are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit’s last 14 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Detroit are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games played in December.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

Spencer Dinwiddie PG Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Detroit
Davis Bertans PF Illness is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Detroit
Thomas Bryant C Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Detroit
Rui Hachimura PF Personal is out indefinitely

Detroit Pistons

Cory Joseph PG Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Washington
Kelly Olynyk C Knee is OUT 6-8 weeks
Hamidou Diallo SG Facial is “?” Wednesday vs Washington
Isaiah Livers SF Foot is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Detroit Pistons
12-12-2 Against the Spread 11-12-2
11-14-2 Straight Up 11-11-2
106 Points per Game 99
106 Points Allowed per Game 109
46.2 Offensive FG% 40.73
78.15 Offensive FT% 78.53
32.52 Offensive 3PT% 30.37
44.32 Defensive FG% 47.96
79.26 Defensive FT% 76.04
33.6 Defensive 3PT% 38.12

Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

The Detroit Pistons will look to avoid getting into a 10-game losing streak and will do whatever it takes to seal a win. Nonetheless, the Washington Wizards are the best pick to win according to the best online sportsbook with the amount of star power in their lineup.

Moneyline: The Pistons at having an ML of +190 if they win in their home court while the Wizards are -222.

ATS: It is a wide 5.5 points across the spread with the Wizards having a -5.5 while the Pistons are on the far side with +190.

TOTALs: 209 points is the total pegged for this matchup with the Wizards the team over and the Pistons are under.

Score Prediction: 105 – 103, Wizards