Pistons vs Pelicans: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 13, 2021 - Last Updated on February 14, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (7-19) host the New Orleans Pelicans (11-14) at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The game is set as a pick ’em. The matchup has an over/under set at 222.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 13, 2021, 4:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pistons vs Pelicans Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 13

Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Mason Plumlee: Day To Day (Elbow),
Sekou Doumbouya: Day To Day (Concussion),
Frank Jackson: Day To Day (Illness),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Day To Day (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Day To Day (Back)

Pistons and Pelicans Records ATS

  • Detroit has put together a 12-11-2 record against the spread this season.
  • Detroit and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 56% of its games this season (14/25).
  • New Orleans has an 11-14 record ATS this season.
  • 36% of New Orleans’ 25 games this season have stayed under the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Detroit’s games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup total (222.5 points) in 42.3% of opportunities (11 out of 26 matchups).
  • In 64% of New Orleans’ games this season (16 of 25), the total points scored was greater than Sunday’s 222.5-point over/under.
  • This season the average total for Pistons games is 221.4 points, 1.1 fewer than the over/under of 222.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.5 points separates the average total points bet in Pelicans’ games (227 points) and this contest’s over/under (222.5 points).
  • The Pistons have an average implied point total of 113.1 this season, which is 1.1 points higher than their implied total in Sunday’s game (112).
  • This season, Detroit has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (112) 10 times.
  • The 113.8-point average implied total on the season for the Pelicans is 2.8 more points than the team’s 111-point implied total in this matchup.
  • New Orleans has scored more than 111 points 15 times this season.
  • The Pistons are the league’s 24th-highest scoring team (108.4 PPG), while the Pelicans allow the 23rd-fewest points per game (113.8) in NBA action.
  • The Pistons have a negative point differential on the season (-120 total points, -4.6 per game), as do the Pelicans (-14 total points, -0.6 per game).

Pistons Leaders

  • Jerami Grant leads the Pistons in scoring, racking up 23.3 points per game.
  • Detroit is led in rebounding by Mason Plumlee’s 8.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Delon Wright’s 4.9 assists per game .
  • The Pistons are led by Wayne Ellington from beyond the arc. He hits 2.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Wright leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Grant collects 1.2 blocks an outing to pace Detroit.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson outpaced his teammates on the Pelicans scoring front by putting up 24.3 points per game. He adds 6.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game this season.
  • Steven Adams (9.0 rebounds per game) and Lonzo Ball (4.8 assists per game) are the New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Ball is tops from three-point range for the Pelicans, knocking down 2.8 threes per game.
  • Nobody on New Orleans grabs more steals than Ball (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Brandon Ingram (1.0 per game).


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