The Washington Wizards (31-37) host the Detroit Pistons (16-53) on March 14, 2023 at Capital One Arena. The Pistons are underdogs by a 13.5-point margin as they enter the matchup losers of three in a row with a 3-7 record in their last 10 games. The point total is set as 221 points for the contest.
How to bet Wizards vs. Pistons
Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 13.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Wizards as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Wizards have -969 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +640 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 221 points.
Wizards vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Wizards vs. Pistons Betting Trends
In the Wizards’ 68 games this year, they have 31 wins against the spread. Washington has come away with 15 wins in the 24 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Wizards games this year have gone over the total in 33 out of 69 opportunities (47.8%).
The Pistons have 31 wins against the spread in 69 games this season. Detroit has won 14 of the 65 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (21.5%). Pistons games this year have hit the over 52.2% of the time (36 out of 69 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Wizards: Taj Gibson: Questionable (Illness), Kyle Kuzma: Questionable (Knee)
Pistons: Bojan Bogdanovic: Out (Achilles), Hamidou Diallo: Out (Ankle), Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Marvin Bagley: Out (Ankle), Isaiah Stewart: Out (Hip), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Jaden Ivey: Out (Health Protocols)
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Washington is posting 112.9 points per game (21st-ranked in NBA) this year, while allowing 113.4 points per contest (16th-ranked). The Wizards are posting 113.1 points per game this year when playing at home, which is 0.3 more points than they’re averaging in away games (112.8). On the offensive side of the ball, the Wizards have had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 108.8 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 112.9 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.
This season, Washington is sinking 11.3 treys per game (21st-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 36% (15th-ranked) from downtown. The Wizards have taken 63.8% two-pointers and 36.2% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s baskets, 73.1% are two-pointers and 26.9% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
In 2022-23, Detroit is third-worst in the NBA on offense (111.4 points scored per game) and third-worst defensively (118.6 points conceded). At home, the Pistons score 113.2 points per game. On the road, they score 109.5. While the Pistons are putting up 111.4 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their last 10 games, amassing 106.4 points per contest.
With 11.5 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.2% from beyond the arc, Detroit is 18th and 21st in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Pistons take 37.4% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 28.9% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 62.6% of their shots, with 71.1% of their makes coming from there.
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