The Detroit Pistons (1-1) visit the Indiana Pacers (0-2) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The Pacers are just 1.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 230.5 points.
Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Pistons as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Pistons have -116 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at -103 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230.5 points.
Pistons vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSD
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Pistons vs. Pacers Betting Trends
The Pistons were 45-35-2 against the spread last season. Detroit won 50% of the games last season in which it was favored on the moneyline (3-3). In 82 Pistons games last year, 38 of them went over the total.
The Pacers were 38-42-2 against the spread last year. Indiana was underdogs in 48 games last season and won nine (18.8%) of those contests. Out of 82 Pacers games last season, 47 went over the total.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Pistons vs. Pacers Injury Report
Pistons: Nerlens Noel: Probable (Foot), Isaiah Livers: Out (Right Hip), Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Marvin Bagley: Out (Knee)
Pacers: Myles Turner: Out (Ankle), Daniel Theis: Out (Rest)
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
Last year, Detroit was third-worst in the NBA offensively (104.8 points scored per game) and 22nd defensively (112.5 points allowed). The Pistons scored 105.1 points per game at home, compared to 104.6 points per game away from home, a difference of 0.5 points per contest.
Last year, Detroit was fifth-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.3 per game) and second-worst in 3-point percentage (32.6%). Last season, the Pistons took 39.1% of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 60.9% from inside it. In terms of made shots, 29.6% of the Pistons’ baskets were 3-pointers, and 70.4% were 2-pointers.
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
Last year Indiana posted 111.5 points per game (14th-ranked in NBA) and gave up 114.9 points per contest (25th-ranked). At home, the Pacers scored 114.2 points per game last season. Away, they averaged 108.7.
Indiana drained 12.2 threes per game (15th-ranked in NBA) last season, while sporting a 34.4% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). Of the shots attempted by the Pacers last year, 60.5% of them were two-pointers (70.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.5% were three-pointers (29.3%).
Pistons vs. Pacers Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Pacers, and we predict that Pacers will cover the spread (Pistons -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 230.5 points.
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