Raptors vs Pistons Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, February 25, 2023

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The Toronto Raptors (29-31) visit the Detroit Pistons (15-45) on February 25, 2023 at Little Caesars Arena. The Pistons are underdogs by a 7.5-point margin as they enter the matchup losers of three in a row with a 7-3 record in their last 10 games. The over/under for the matchup is set at 228 points.

How to bet Raptors vs. Pistons

Toronto Raptors vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Raptors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -302 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +244 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228 points.

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Raptors vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSDE
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Raptors vs. Pistons Betting Trends

The Raptors have 29 wins against the spread in 60 games this season. Toronto has been victorious in 20, or 57.1%, of the 35 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Raptors games this year have gone over the total in 32 out of 60 opportunities (53.3%).

In the Pistons’ 60 games this year, they have 27 wins against the spread. Detroit is 13-43 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 23.2% of those games). Pistons games this season have hit the over on 33 of 60 set point totals (55%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 50 25.3 7.7 6.1 0.8 0.5 1.4
Gary Trent Jr. 51 18.6 2.5 1.6 1.7 0.3 2.6
OG Anunoby 46 16.8 5.5 2 2.1 0.8 1.9
Scottie Barnes 57 15.6 7.1 4.8 1.1 0.9 0.9
Jakob Poeltl 50 12.4 9 3 0.8 1.2 0

Pistons

Pistons Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bojan Bogdanovic 57 21.5 3.6 2.6 0.6 0.1 2.4
Jaden Ivey 56 15.4 3.9 4.6 0.9 0.3 1.4
Alec Burks 47 13 3 2.2 0.7 0.1 2
Isaiah Stewart 49 11.5 8 1.4 0.4 0.7 1.3
Marvin Bagley III 25 10.6 5.9 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.4
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Raptors: Fred VanVleet: Out (Personal), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)

Pistons: Nerlens Noel: Out (Not With Team), Marvin Bagley: Probable (Hand), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Jalen Duren: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

On offense, Toronto is posting 113.4 points per game (20th-ranked in league). It is ceding 112.4 points per contest on defense (10th-ranked). Offensively the Raptors have played better at home this season, averaging 113.7 points per game, compared to 113 per game in away games. The Raptors have seen an increase in scoring recently, racking up 116.5 points per game in their last 10 outings, 3.1 points more than the 113.4 they’ve scored this season.

Toronto ranks 22nd in the NBA by sinking 10.8 threes per contest, but it sports a 33.5% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks fourth-worst in the league. This season, the Raptors have taken 64.5% two-pointers, accounting for 73.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35.5% from beyond the arc (26.1% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

Detroit is the fifth-worst squad in the league in points scored (112.2 per game) and second-worst in points conceded (119.7). At home, the Pistons average 114.2 points per game. Away, they score 110.2. Over their past 10 games, the Pistons are scoring 109.2 points per contest, three fewer points than their season average (112.2).

Detroit makes 11.8 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 17th and 18th, respectively, in the league. In 2022-23, the Pistons have attempted 38% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 29.8% of the Pistons’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 70.2% have been 2-pointers.

Raptors vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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