Pacers vs Pistons Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, March 11, 2023

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A matchup featuring a struggling NBA squad, the Detroit Pistons (15-52) and the Indiana Pacers (30-37) will commence at Little Caesars Arena on March 11, 2023. The Pistons have lost 10 in a row and are 0-10 in their past 10 games. They are 5.5-point underdogs. The over/under for the matchup is 229 points.

How to bet Pacers vs. Pistons

Indiana Pacers vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Pacers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Pacers have -220 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +182 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 229 points.

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Pacers vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 11, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSDE
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Pacers vs. Pistons Betting Trends

In the Pacers’ 67 games this year, they have 36 wins against the spread. Indiana has been chosen as the favorite in 14 games this year and has walked away with the win nine times (64.3%) in those games. The Pacers have eclipsed the over/under in 49.3% of their opportunities this year (33 times in 67 games with a set point total).

The Pistons have played 67 games, with 30 wins against the spread. Detroit has won 20.6% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (13-50). Pistons games this year have gone over the total in 35 of 67 opportunities (52.2%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Pacers Leaders
Tyrese Haliburton 54 20.8 3.7 10.4 1.6 0.4 2.9
Myles Turner 57 18 7.6 1.3 0.6 2.4 1.6
Buddy Hield 67 17.3 5 2.7 1.2 0.3 3.7
Aaron Nesmith 58 9.6 3.8 1.2 0.8 0.4 1.5
Jalen Smith 55 9 5.6 0.9 0.3 0.9 0.8


Pistons Leaders
Marvin Bagley III 32 11.4 6.8 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.3
Killian Hayes 61 9.3 2.7 5.9 1.3 0.3 1.1
Jalen Duren 53 8.5 8.7 1.1 0.6 0.9 0
James Wiseman 30 8.5 4.9 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.1
Kemba Walker 9 8 1.8 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.8
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Pacers: Myles Turner: Questionable (Back), Tyrese Haliburton: Questionable (Knee), Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Bennedict Mathurin: Out (Ankle)

Pistons: Bojan Bogdanovic: Out (Achilles), Hamidou Diallo: Out (Ankle), Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Marvin Bagley: Probable (Ankle), Isaiah Stewart: Out (Hip), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Jaden Ivey: Out (Health Protocols)

What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

Indiana’s offense, which ranks 11th in the league with 115.7 points per game, has fared better than its fifth-worst defense (118 points allowed per game). The Pacers are averaging 118.6 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are averaging 112.6 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Pacers have been scoring 123.1 points per contest, an average that’s much higher than the 115.7 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Indiana ranks top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking fifth-best in the league with 13.9 threes per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 11th with a 36.5% shooting percentage from downtown. The Pacers have taken 57.5% two-pointers and 42.5% threes this year. Of the team’s buckets, 66.6% are two-pointers and 33.4% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

Detroit is the fourth-worst squad in the league in points scored (111.3 per game) and second-worst in points conceded (118.9). The Pistons average 113 points per game at home, and 109.5 away. Over their last 10 games, the Pistons are averaging 105.9 points per game, 5.4 fewer points than their season average (111.3).

With 11.5 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.2% from downtown, Detroit is 19th and 21st in the NBA, respectively, in those categories. The Pistons attempt 37.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.9% of the Pistons’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.1% are 2-pointers.

Pacers vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick

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