Detroit Pistons vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 19

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 19, 2022, 4:15 PM
  • The Cavaliers (35-24) are -6.5 favorites vs. the Pistons (14-45)
  • Total (Over/Under): 216.5 points
  • Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSOH & BSDET+

The Detroit Pistons visit Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Cleveland.

The Cavaliers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -6.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Pistons are 35-31 against the spread, while the Cavaliers are 36-27 against the spread.

The Pistons vs Cavaliers Over/Under is 216.5 total points for the game.


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Pistons vs. Cavaliers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Detroit Pistons+6.5 -110O 216.5 -110220
Cleveland Cavaliers -6.5 -110U 216.5 -110-275

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pistons have gone:

  • 35-31 against the Spread (+0.9 Units / 1.2% ROI)
  • 18-50 against the Moneyline (+4.4 Units / 6.27% ROI)
  • 33-33 against the Over for game total points (-3.3 Units / -4.41% ROI)
  • 33-33 against the Under for game total points (-3.3 Units / -4.41% ROI)
  • Away – Positive ATS Trends
  • Away – Negative ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Cavaliers have gone:

  • 36-27 against the Spread (+6.25 Units / 8.48% ROI)
  • 38-29 against the Moneyline (+16.75 Units / 14.86% ROI)
  • 26-39 against the Over for game total points (-16.9 Units / -22.93% ROI)
  • 39-26 against the Under for game total points (+10.4 Units / 14.11% ROI)
  • Home – Positive ATS Trends
  • Home – Negative ATS Trends

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Detroit Pistons: Keys to the Game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Pistons are 5-21 (.192) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .465

The Pistons were 7-29 (.194) when they lose the turnover margin last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .446

The Pistons were 3-34 (.081) when allowing 110 or more points last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Pistons are 14-50 (.219) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

Cleveland Cavaliers: Keys to the Game vs. the Detroit Pistons

The Cavaliers were 7-19 (.269) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Cavaliers were 5-23 (.179) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Cavaliers were 6-36 (.143) when allowing 110 or more points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Cavaliers are 19-6 (.760) when they win the turnover margin this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .561

Injury Report: Cavaliers vs. PistonsSaturday‘s Game, Mar. 19

  • Jarrett Allen (Cavaliers): Allen has a fractured finger and is out indefinitely, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Collin Sexton (Cavaliers): Sexton underwent surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Rajon Rondo (Cavaliers): Rondo did not play in Friday’s game (Mar. 18) against the Nuggets.
  • Dean Wade (Cavaliers): Wade did not play in Friday’s game (Mar. 18) against the Nuggets.
  • Chris Smith (Pistons): Smith is out for Saturday’s (Mar. 19) game against Cleveland.
  • Frank Jackson (Pistons): Jackson will be re-evaluated in one week, according to Rod Beard of The Detroit News.
  • Killian Hayes (Pistons): Hayes is questionable for Saturday’s (Mar. 19) game against Cleveland.
  • Cade Cunningham (Pistons): Cunningham is probable for Saturday’s (Mar. 19) game against Cleveland.
  • Hamidou Diallo (Pistons): Diallo is out for Saturday’s (Mar. 19) game against Cleveland.

Detroit Pistons Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pistons have averaged 98.4 points per game (4,328 points/44 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Pistons are shooting 42% (1,560/3,740) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

The Pistons have an eFG% of 48% this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 52%

The Pistons have averaged 0.49 points per possession (5,878 points/12,489 possessions) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.53

Cleveland Cavaliers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 102.5 points per game (7,379 points/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

The Cavaliers averaged 51.8 points per game (3,726 points/72 games) in the first half last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 56.5

The Cavaliers made 9.9 three-pointers per game last season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Cavaliers averaged 50.3 points per game (3,568 points/71 games) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

Detroit Pistons Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pistons have averaged 31.4 defensive rebounds per game (1,383 rebounds/44 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Pistons have averaged 32.2 defensive rebounds per game (3,740 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Pistons averaged 32.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,357 rebounds/72 games) last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Pistons blocked 371 shots last season — tied for 8th most among NBA teams

Cleveland Cavaliers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 31.9 defensive rebounds per game (2,299 rebounds/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Cavaliers have averaged 32.9 defensive rebounds per game (3,880 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Cavaliers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (254 blocks/61 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8


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