Raptors vs Pistons: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 29, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 29, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (12-33) are  underdogs as they look to stop a four-game losing streak when they host the Toronto Raptors (18-28) on Monday, March 29 at Little Caesars Arena. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 29, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Pistons Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 29

Raptors:
DeAndre’ Bembry: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee),
Kyle Lowry: Out (Foot),
Paul Watson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Pistons:
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Jerami Grant: Day To Day (Quad),
Rodney McGruder: Day To Day (Elbow),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip),
Dennis Smith Jr.: Out (Spine)

Raptors and Pistons Records ATS

  • Toronto has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 20-26 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Raptors are 5-11 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 26 of 46 Toronto games this season (56.5%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Detroit has routinely covered the spread this season with a record of 22-19-2.
  • The Pistons achieve a 1-0 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 4-point underdog.
  • 46.5% of Detroit’s 43 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Pistons defeated the Raptors 116-112. Norman Powell led the Raptors with 43 points, and Saddiq Bey paced the Pistons with 28. The Pistons covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 228 total points to finish over on the 218.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/17/2021 Raptors Pistons -6 218.5 -243 196 Regular Season 116-112 DET
3/3/2021 Raptors Raptors -7.5 211.5 -306 245 Regular Season 129-105 DET

Scoring Trends

  • Toronto’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Monday’s matchup over/under (219 points) in 29 out of 46 opportunities (63% of matchups).
  • In 21 out of Detroit’s 45 games this year (46.7%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Monday’s matchup.
  • On average, the Raptors have seen a 224.7 over/under in their games this season, 5.7 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 1.2 points more than the average over/under in Pistons’ games this season (217.8 points).
  • The Raptors’ average implied point total this season is 2.2 more points than their implied total in Monday’s game (114.2 implied points on average compared to 112 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Toronto has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (112) 24 times.
  • The 112.4-point average implied total on the season for the Pistons is 4.4 more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Detroit has scored more than this game’s implied total of 108 points 20 times.
  • The Raptors are the NBA’s 17th-highest scoring team (112.3 PPG), while the Pistons allow their opponents the 11th-fewest points per game (110.9) in the league.
  • The Raptors have a -4-point scoring differential on the season (-0.1 per game). The Pistons have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-177 total points, -4 per game).

Raptors Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors in points and rebounds. He puts up 20.3 points per game while also adding 7.4 rebounds.
  • Siakam’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 7.5 boards, 0.1 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.4.
  • Kyle Lowry paces the team with 7.4 assists per game.
  • Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 29.5, 0.7 less than his season average of 30.2.
  • Fred VanVleet is the top three-point shooter for the Raptors, hitting 3.4 per game.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • Toronto’s steals leader is OG Anunoby, who averages 1.7 per game. Chris Boucher leads the team averaging 1.9 blocks a game.
  • Boucher’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.

Pistons Leaders

  • Mason Plumlee has the top spot on the Pistons rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 9.5 rebounds per game and 3.6 assists per game.
  • Plumlee’s assists prop total for the contest is set at 3.5 assists, 0.1 assists lower than his season average of 3.6.
  • Jerami Grant has the title of Detroit’s top scorer by putting up 23.0 points per game.
  • Grant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 31.5, 0.8 higher than his season average of 30.7.
  • Wayne Ellington leads the Pistons in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Ellington’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Nobody on Detroit grabs more steals than Dennis Smith Jr. (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Grant (1.1 per game).
  • Grant’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks higher than his season average of 1.1.

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