Detroit Pistons vs. New Orleans Pelicans - 1/13/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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New Orleans Pelicans (14-26) at Detroit Pistons (14-26)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Little Caesars Arena)
The Line: Detroit Pistons +1 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The New Orleans Pelicans and Detroit Pistons meet Monday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena.
The New Orleans Pelicans need a win after splitting their last six games. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 113.1 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 117.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Brandon Ingram is averaging 25.4 points and 4.2 assists while Jrue Holiday is averaging 19.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. JJ Redick is the third double-digit scorer and Lonzo Ball is dishing 5.7 assists. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game. The New Orleans Pelicans have won four of their last six road games.
The Detroit Pistons need a win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 108.2 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.1 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Andre Drummond is averaging 17.8 points and 16.2 rebounds while Derrick Rose is averaging 17.8 points and 5.7 assists. Luke Kennard is the third double-digit scorer and Blake Griffin is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost six of their last seven home games.
The Pelicans are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite and 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Pistons are 16-37-3 ATS in their last 56 games as an underdog, 3-9 ATS in their last 12 Monday games and 16-34-1 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The over is 8-0 in Pelicans last 8 overall. The over is 4-1 in Pistons last 5 home games. The Pelicans are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Detroit. The over is 9-4-1 in the last 14 meetings in Detroit. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The New Orleans Pelicans have had issues on the road all season long, but they're simply playing better basketball overall. The Detroit Pistons can't do anything without Kennard and Griffin on the court, and they're 14-25-1 ATS on the season. In a toss up game, give me the improved team that's playing with energy and finding ways to close the deal. The Pistons are piling up losses left and right.