Pistons vs. Nets Odds & Picks (1/26): Plenty of Points with a Detroit Cover

Betsperts analyst Jennifer Eakins gives her best bets for the Pistons vs. Nets contest on January 26th, 2023.

The Detroit Pistons are on the road against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, January 26th, 2023. Tip-off is set for 7:30 PM ET at Barclays Center for the second meeting between these two teams this season. When they met back on 12/18, the Nets won 124-121, with Pistons covering the spread (8.5) and the over (228) hitting. Let’s take a look at tonight’s matchup.

Pistons vs. Nets Betting Odds

Pistons Nets
Spread +7 -7
Moneyline +235 -280
Over/Under 233.5

*Lines accurate at time of publication

Pistons vs. Nets Best Bets

Pistons +7 (-105 DraftKings)

The Nets are 2-6 ATS in their last eight meetings with the Pistons. While it’s tough to fully back Detroit, the Nets are at the end part of a back-to-back and could have some tired legs tonight. Brooklyn is allowing 119.7 points per game in their last three contests and is 1-4 ATS in their last five games against teams with a losing record. Detroit shouldn’t win this tilt but the cover opportunity is there.

Risk: 1.05 units on DraftKings to win 1 unit. (Playable to -115)

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Pistons vs. Nets Game Total Over 233.5 (-105 DraftKings)

The Over is 5-2 in the Pistons’ last seven road games and 7-3 in the last 10 meetings between these two franchises. Detroit is allowing an NBA-high 131.0 points per game in their last three times on the court, with the Nets also surrendering plenty of points their last three times out (119.7), which is the eighth most in the association. Expect a high-scorer in this one, take the over.

Risk: 1.05 units on DraftKings to win 1 unit. (Playable to -115)

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