Portland Trail Blazers vs Detroit Pistons Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 21

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  • The Pistons (14-45) are -7.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Monday, March 21, 2022 at 7:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSDET & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Little Caesars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Monday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT in Detroit.

The Pistons are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -7.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 28-41 against the spread, while the Pistons are 38-31 against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Pistons Over/Under is 222.5 total points for the game.


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Trail Blazers vs. Pistons Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+7.5 -110O 222.5 -110240
Detroit Pistons -7.5 -110U 222.5 -110-300

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 28-41 against the Spread (-17.15 Units / -22.23% ROI)
  • 26-44 against the Moneyline (-5.25 Units / -5.61% ROI)
  • 35-35 against the Over for game total points (-3.5 Units / -4.55% ROI)
  • 35-35 against the Under for game total points (-3.5 Units / -4.55% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Moneyline in 10 of their last 19 away games (+15.77 Units / 79% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Team Total Under in 41 of their last 68 games (+12.93 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Moneyline in 12 of their last 32 games (+9.75 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Spread in 20 of their last 30 away games (+9.07 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 40 of their last 70 games (+8.04 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 65 games (-34.27 Units / -45% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 65 games (-25.19 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Team Total Over in 25 of their last 68 games (-22.81 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 24 of their last 65 games (-21.02 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 25 of their last 65 games (-17.95 Units / -25% ROI)

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

  • 38-31 against the Spread (+3.9 Units / 4.99% ROI)
  • 19-52 against the Moneyline (+3.7 Units / 5.06% ROI)
  • 35-34 against the Over for game total points (-2.4 Units / -3.07% ROI)
  • 34-35 against the Under for game total points (-4.5 Units / -5.76% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Moneyline in 14 of their last 38 games (+22.60 Units / 59% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Moneyline in 10 of their last 11 games (+16.99 Units / 154% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2Q Spread in 27 of their last 38 games (+15.01 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Spread in 14 of their last 15 games (+14.00 Units / 85% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Spread in 12 of their last 14 games (+12.00 Units / 78% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Team Total Under in 27 of their last 62 games (-12.25 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 25 of their last 60 games (-10.15 Units / -15% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 4Q Spread in 8 of their last 22 games (-7.30 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Game Total Under in 28 of their last 62 games (-7.20 Units / -11% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 3 of their last 12 games (-7.10 Units / -53% ROI)

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Detroit Pistons

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

Detroit Pistons: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

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

Injury Report: Pistons vs. Trail BlazersMonday‘s Game, Mar. 21

  • Jerami Grant (Pistons): Grant is out for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against the Portland.
  • Chris Smith (Pistons): Smith is out for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against the Portland.
  • Frank Jackson (Pistons): Jackson will be re-evaluated in one week, according to Rod Beard of The Detroit News.
  • Cory Joseph (Pistons): Joseph is questionable for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against Portland.
  • Killian Hayes (Pistons): Hayes is probable for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against the Portland.
  • Hamidou Diallo (Pistons): Diallo is out for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against the Portland.
  • Kelly Olynyk (Pistons): Olynyk is questionable for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against the Portland.
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): Winslow did not play in Sunday’s game (Mar. 20) against the Pacers.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will not return this season, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers’ beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Simons will be re-eavaluated in 1-2 weeks.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday’s (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

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

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams

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


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