Warriors vs Pistons: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 29, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 29, 2020

The Detroit Pistons (0-3) will look to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Golden State Warriors (1-2) on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Little Caesars Arena as underdogs. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of December 29, 2020, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Warriors vs Pistons Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of December 29

Warriors: Alen Smailagic: Day To Day (Knee), Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles), Marquese Chriss: Out (Leg), Draymond Green: Out (Right Foot)

Pistons: Blake Griffin: Out (Injury management), Derrick Rose: Out (Rest), Jahlil Okafor: Out (Right ankle)

Warriors and Pistons Records ATS

  • Golden State managed to cover the spread in less than half its games last season, amassing a record of 31-33-1 against the spread.
  • The Warriors had a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3.5 points, going 0-2 last season.
  • Only 30 of 65 Golden State games last season (46.2%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Detroit typically came up short ATS last season, with a 27-37-1 record.
  • When playing as at least a 3.5-point underdog last season, the Pistons frequently had trouble covering with only a 5-10 record against the spread.
  • 38 of Detroit’s 65 games (58.5%) last season went over the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Pistons defeated the Warriors 111-104 in the last meeting between the two teams on Saturday. Alec Burks scored 27 points to pace the Warriors, and Derrick Rose scored 22 points for the Pistons. The Pistons covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites, and the teams scored 215 total points to hit the over on the 213.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/4/2020 Pistons Warriors -2.5 213.5 -141 118 Regular Season 111-104 DET
3/24/2019 Warriors Regular Season 121-114 GS
12/1/2018 Pistons Regular Season 111-102 DET
12/8/2017 Pistons Regular Season 102-98 GS
10/29/2017 Warriors Regular Season 115-107 DET
1/12/2017 Warriors Regular Season 127-107 GS
12/23/2016 Pistons Regular Season 119-113 GS
1/16/2016 Pistons Regular Season 113-95 DET
11/9/2015 Warriors Regular Season 109-95 GS
3/11/2015 Warriors Regular Season 105-98 GS

Scoring Trends

  • Golden State and its opponents went over Tuesday’s 222.5 total in 28 out of 65 games (43.1%) last year.
  • In Detroit’s games last year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Tuesday’s matchup point total in 30 out of 66 matchups (45.5%).
  • Last season the average total for Warriors games was 221.4 points, 1.1 fewer than the over/under of 222.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.5 points more than the average over/under in Pistons’ games last season (218 points).
  • The Warriors’ average implied point total last season was 1.4 more points than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (114.4 implied points on average compared to 113 implied points in this game).
  • Golden State scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (113) 20 times last season.
  • The Pistons’ average implied point total last season (112.1 points) is 2.1 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (110 points).
  • Last season, Detroit scored more than this game’s implied total of 110 points 28 times.
  • Last season, the Warriors were the league’s 28th-highest scoring team (106.3 PPG), while the Pistons allowed the 15th-fewest points per game (110.8) in NBA action.
  • The Warriors were out-scored by 566 points last season (8.7 points per game on average), and opponents of the Pistons have out-scored them by 235 more points on the year (3.6 per game).

Warriors Leaders

  • Andrew Wiggins scored 22.4 points per game last season.
  • Draymond Green dished out 6.2 assists a game and Kelly Oubre Jr. grabbed 6.4 rebounds per contest.
  • Green grabbed 1.4 steals per game. Marquese Chriss collected 1.1 blocks an outing.

Pistons Leaders

  • Rose scored 18.1 points per game last season while also adding 5.6 assists.
  • Mason Plumlee pulled down 5.2 rebounds per game.
  • Delon Wright collected 1.2 per game. Jerami Grant averaged 0.8 blocks a contest.

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