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The Detroit Pistons travel to the Barclays Center Sunday night to host the Brooklyn Nets in an Eastern Conference match. The Pistons are last in the Eastern Conference with a record of 0-4 and will be in the second half of a back-to-back as they come from a home game Saturday night against the Orlando Magic. The Nets are 11th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 3-3 and come after a 105-98 home win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday.
These teams are going to play twice next week and four times this season, so this will be a great chance for these franchises to get to know each other. Let’s take a deeper dive into the fight to decide where to place our bets.
The Detroit Pistons had a pretty good offseason, but little forward Saddiq Bey has played well. So far this season, he has an average of 18.3 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.3 blocks and 0.8 steals in 33.8 minutes per game. match. He shoots the ball decently as Bey shoots 47.5 percent from the field, 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 63.6 percent from the charity strip. In his previous game against the Philadelphia 76ers, he played 35 minutes and finished with 19 points, six rebounds and two assists. If he can continue to improve, it will be a good sign for the Pistons.
The Detroit Pistons have been a good defensive team so far this season as they allowed 105.8 points per game. match, which is number 12 in the league. In their previous game against the Philadelphia 76ers, they gave up 110 points on 38-of-76 shots (50 percent), 12-of-27 from three-point range (44.4 percent) and 24 free-throw attempts. Whose
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The Brooklyn Nets have been dependent on power forward Kevin Durant to help carry the offensive burden this season. He averages 28.5 points, 10.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 0.8 blocks and a 35.5-minute steal on the court. He has shot closer to his career numbers as he is 56.1 percent from the floor, 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 80.5 percent from the penalty throw line. In his last game against the Pacers, Durant played 37 minutes and finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, one steal and seven turnovers. If he can figure out a way to cut down on the sloppy game, it will be a dominant game.
The Brooklyn Nets are an average defensive team this season as they give 106.8 points per game, which is number 14 in the NBA. In their last game against the Indiana Pacers, they allowed 98 points on 37-of-93 (39.8 percent) from the field, 8-of-29 (27.6 percent) from deep and 23 free throw attempts. If the Nets can defend without making mistakes here, they will be put.
- Brooklyn: 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games vs. a team with a losing road record
- Brooklyn: 15-4 ATS in their last 19 games vs. a team with a losing record
- Detroit: 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games
- Detroit: 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games