The San Antonio Spurs (12-26) host the Detroit Pistons (11-30) at AT&T Center, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, January 6, 2023. The Spurs are just 1.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup has a 236.5 point total.
How to bet Spurs vs. Pistons
San Antonio Spurs vs. Detroit Pistons Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Spurs as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Spurs have -120 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +101 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 236.5 points.
Spurs vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, January 6, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Spurs vs. Pistons Betting Trends
The Spurs have 17 wins against the spread in 38 games this year. San Antonio has split the two games it has played as odds-on favorites this season. The Spurs have hit the over in 53.7% of their opportunities this year (22 times in 41 games with a set point total).
The Pistons have 20 wins against the spread in 41 games this season. Detroit has won 10 of the 39 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (25.6%). Pistons games this season have hit the over 25 times in 41 opportunities (61%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Spurs: Devin Vassell: Out (Knee), Keita Bates-Diop: Probable (Illness), Josh Richardson: Questionable (Quadricep), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)
Pistons: Marvin Bagley: Out (Hand), Isaiah Livers: Out (Shoulder), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio’s defense ranks worst in the NBA with 120.9 points allowed per game, but its offense has provided a lift, averaging 111.7 points per game (23rd-ranked in league). The Spurs are posting 111.9 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 111.4 points per contest. The Spurs’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, putting up 115.9 points per contest compared to the 111.7 they’ve averaged this season.
San Antonio is sinking 11.1 treys per game (22nd-ranked in league). It sports a 34.6% shooting percentage (18th-ranked) from three-point land. The Spurs are attempting 58.4 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 64.6% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 74% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.1 threes per contest, which are 35.4% of their shots (and 26% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
Offensively Detroit is the 22nd-ranked team in the league (111.8 points per game). On defense it is second-worst (118.9 points conceded per game). The Pistons are scoring more points at home (113.7 per game) than on the road (110.4). The Pistons have played better offensively in their previous 10 games, posting 114.4 points per contest, 2.6 more than their season average of 111.8.
Beyond the arc, Detroit is 17th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.7). It is 16th in 3-point percentage at 35.5%. In 2022-23, the Pistons have taken 37.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.7% of the Pistons’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 70.3% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Spurs, and we expect that Pistons will cover the spread (Spurs -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 236.5 points.
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