Detroit Pistons vs. Dallas Mavericks - 10/9/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Dallas Mavericks (0-1) vs. Detroit Pistons (0-1)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Little Caesars Arena)
The Line: Detroit Pistons +1.5 -- Over/Under: 218.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons meet Wednesday in NBA preseason action at the Little Caesars Arena.
The Dallas Mavericks need a bounce back performance after losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 104 points on 36.2 percent shooting and allowing 119 points on 53.2 percent shooting. Justin Jackson is averaging 14 points and one rebound while Maxi Kleber is averaging 14 points and one rebound. Jalen Brunson is the third double-digit scorer and Antonius Cleveland is grabbing seven rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 26 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 50 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have lost four of their last six preseason games.
The Detroit Pistons look for a bounce back showing after losing to the Orlando Magic on Monday. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 91 points on 33.7 percent shooting and allowing 115 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 19 points and eight rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 14 points and nine rebounds. Derrick Rose is the third double-digit scorer and Svi Mykhailiuk is grabbing three rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 27 percent from beyond the arc and 70.4 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 42.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 53 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost six of their last eight preseason games.
The Mavericks are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The under is 8-3 in Mavericks last 11 Wednesday games and 5-1 in Mavericks last 6 road games. The Pistons are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games, 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Detroit. The under is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings.
The Dallas Mavericks just lost to a bad OKC team and didn't play a lick of defense, and now they're on the end of a back to back, which can't be good when you consider guys are still getting their feet under them. The Detroit Pistons ar at home and rested, and they should be better offensively than they were in their opener. I'll take the free points with the Pistons on their home court.
Randy’s Pick Detroit Pistons +1.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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