Pistons vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 5, 2021

Written By Staff on April 5, 2021

The Oklahoma City Thunder (20-29) are  underdogs against the Detroit Pistons (14-35) at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Monday, April 5. The game starts at 7:00 PM ET on BSOK. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 5, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pistons vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 5

Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Rodney McGruder: Day To Day (Elbow)

Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Concussion Protocol),
Isaiah Roby: Out (Concussion),
Josh Hall: Out (Concussion-like symptoms),
Mike Muscala: Day To Day (Ankle),
Darius Bazley: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Foot)

Pistons and Thunder Records ATS

  • Detroit is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 25-21-1.
  • The Pistons are an even 1-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • Detroit and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 23 of 47 games this season (48.9%).
  • Oklahoma City has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record of 25-23-1.
  • For the second time this season, the Thunder are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-0 against the spread.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 44.9% (22) of their 49 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Detroit’s matchups this season, the Pistons and their opponents have exceeded Monday’s point total of 212.5 points 27 times (55.1% of opportunities).
  • In 67.3% of Oklahoma City’s games this season (33 of 49), the total points scored was greater than Monday’s 212.5-point over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Pistons games is 217.7 points, 5.2 more than the over/under of 212.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 6.4 points fewer than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (218.9 points).
  • The average implied total for the Pistons this season is 112.1 points, 4.1 more points than their implied total of 108 points in Monday’s game.
  • Detroit has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (108) 22 times.
  • The Thunder’s average implied point total on the season (114 points) is nine points higher than their implied total in this matchup (105 points).
  • Oklahoma City has put up more than 105 points in 26 games on the season.
  • The Pistons are the NBA’s 25th-highest scoring team (106.8 PPG), while the Thunder allow their opponents the 20th-fewest points per game (113.1) in the league.
  • The Pistons have a -201-point scoring differential on the season (-4.1 per game). The Thunder have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-362 total points, -7.3 per game).

Pistons Leaders

  • The Pistons rebounds and assists leader is Mason Plumlee. He grabs 9.4 rebounds and contributes 3.6 assists per game.
  • Plumlee’s rebounding prop total for the contest is listed at 11.5 boards, 2.1 rebounds higher than his season average of 9.4.
  • Detroit is led in scoring by Jerami Grant’s 22.4 points per game.
  • Grant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 21.5, 0.9 points less than his season average of 22.4.
  • Wayne Ellington is the top three-point shooter for the Pistons, hitting 2.6 per game.
  • Ellington’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 2.6.
  • Detroit’s steals leader is Dennis Smith Jr., who grabs 1.1 per game. Grant leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks a game.
  • Smith’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.6 steals lower than his season average of 1.1.

Thunder Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander takes the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assist lists, tallying 23.7 points and 5.9 assists per game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s points prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 3.2 points less than his season average of 23.7.
  • Moses Brown collects all of the boards and is the Oklahoma City leader in rebounds, getting 8.4 per game.
  • Brown’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 32.5, 15.4 higher than his season average of 17.1.
  • Ty Jerome leads the Thunder in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.1 made threes per game.
  • Jerome’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 1.4 shots greater than his season average of 2.1.
  • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Theo Maledon (0.9 per game) or blocks more shots than Brown (1.2 per game).
  • Brown’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 1.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.


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