Bucks vs Pistons Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Monday, March 27, 2023

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The Milwaukee Bucks (53-21) are 13-point favorites against the Detroit Pistons (16-58) on March 27, 2023 at Little Caesars Arena. The Pistons are sputtering right now, having lost five in a row and going 1-9 during their past 10 games. The over/under for the matchup is 227.5 points.

How to bet Bucks vs. Pistons

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 13 points, with bookmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -863 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +588 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 227.5 points.

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Bucks vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, March 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSDE
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Bucks vs. Pistons Betting Trends

In the Bucks’ 74 games this year, they have 40 wins against the spread. Milwaukee has been the favorite in 60 games this season and has come away with the win 49 times (81.7%) in those contests. The Bucks have hit the over in 47.3% of their opportunities this year (35 times in 74 games with a set point total).

In the Pistons’ 74 games this season, they have 31 wins against the spread. Detroit has won 20% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (14-56). Pistons games this year have gone over the point total 36 times in 74 opportunities (48.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Bucks Leaders
Giannis Antetokounmpo 59 31.1 11.7 5.6 0.8 0.8 0.8
Jrue Holiday 62 18.9 5 7.3 1.2 0.4 2.3
Brook Lopez 72 15.5 6.7 1.3 0.5 2.5 1.8
Khris Middleton 29 14.9 4.2 5 0.8 0.2 1.6
Bobby Portis 63 13.7 9.5 1.6 0.4 0.2 1.2


Pistons Leaders
Jaden Ivey 66 15.4 3.9 4.9 0.8 0.3 1.5
Marvin Bagley III 36 12 6.7 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.4
Killian Hayes 68 9.8 2.8 6.2 1.4 0.4 1.1
James Wiseman 37 9.7 5.7 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.1
Jalen Duren 59 8.7 8.7 1.2 0.6 0.9 0
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Bucks vs. Pistons Injury Report

Pistons: Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Cory Joseph: Questionable (Illness), Bojan Bogdanovic: Out (Achilles), Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Rodney McGruder: Questionable (Illness), Hamidou Diallo: Out (Ankle), Isaiah Stewart: Out (Hip)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

Offensively, Milwaukee is putting up 116.7 points per game (ninth-ranked in league). It is surrendering 112.4 points per contest on defense (eighth-ranked). At home, the Bucks are putting up 6.5 more points per game (119.9) than they are away from home (113.4). On the offensive side of the ball, the Bucks have picked up their output significantly over their last 10 games, scoring 123.8 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 116.7 they’ve put up over the course of this season.

Milwaukee ranks fourth-best in the NBA by draining 14.8 threes per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks 12th in the league at 36.6%. Of the shots attempted by the Bucks in 2022-23, 55.2% of them have been two-pointers (65.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 44.8% have been threes (34.8%).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

In 2022-23, Detroit is third-worst in the league on offense (110.7 points scored per game) and fourth-worst on defense (118.6 points conceded). The Pistons are putting up more points at home (112.5 per game) than away (108.7). Over their previous 10 games, the Pistons are putting up 105.7 points per game, compared to their season average of 110.7.

Detroit makes 11.4 3-pointers per game and shoots 35% from beyond the arc, ranking 20th and 22nd, respectively, in the league. The Pistons attempt 37.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 28.8% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 62.7% of their shots, with 71.2% of their makes coming from there.

Our pick to win this matchup is the Bucks, and we project that Pistons will cover the spread (Bucks -13). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 227.5 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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