The Washington Wizards (2-1) host the Detroit Pistons (1-2) at Capital One Arena, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. The Pistons are 5.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 220.5 points for this matchup.
Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Wizards as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Wizards have -220 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +181 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 220.5 points.
Wizards vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NSWA
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Wizards vs. Pistons Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Wizards were 32-48-2 last season. Washington put together an 18-12 record in games it was favored on the moneyline last season (winning 60% of those games). The Wizards had 45 of their 82 games go over the point total last season.
The Pistons covered the spread 45 times in 82 games last year. Detroit was underdogs 76 times last season and won 20, or 26.3%, of those games. The Pistons had 38 of their 82 games hit the over last season.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Wizards vs. Pistons Injury Report
Wizards: Corey Kispert: Out (Ankle)
Pistons: Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Marvin Bagley: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Washington put up 108.6 points per game and gave up 112 last season, making them 22nd in the league offensively and 16th defensively. The Wizards averaged 111.9 points per game last year at home, which was 6.6 more points than they averaged in away games (105.3).
Beyond the arc, Washington was worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.5) last season. And it was fifth-worst in 3-point percentage at 34.2%. The Wizards attempted 35.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line last year, and 64.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.8% of the Wizards’ buckets were 3-pointers, and 74.2% were 2-pointers.
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
Detroit put up only 104.8 points per game (third-worst in NBA) last season, but it played better at the other end, where it gave up 112.5 points per game (22nd-ranked). In 2021-22, the Pistons scored 0.5 more points per game at home (105.1) than on the road (104.6).
Detroit struggled when it came to three-pointers last year, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA in three-pointers made per game (11.3) and second-worst in three-point percentage (32.6%). Of the shots attempted by the Pistons last season, 60.9% of them were two-pointers (70.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.1% were three-pointers (29.6%).
Wizards vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Wizards, and we expect that Wizards will cover the spread (Wizards -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 220.5 points.
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