Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 4

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 04, 2022, 5:38 PM
  • The Pacers (20-40) are -2.5 favorites vs. the Pistons (14-45)
  • Total (Over/Under): 227.5 points
  • Friday, March 4, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSDET+ & BSIN

The Indiana Pacers visit Little Caesars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Detroit.

The Pacers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Pacers are 29-32 against the spread, while the Pistons are 31-31 against the spread.

The Pacers vs Pistons Over/Under is 227.5 total points for the game.


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Pacers vs. Pistons Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Indiana Pacers-2.5 -110O 227.5 -110-150
Detroit Pistons +2.5 -110U 227.5 -110125

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

  • 29-32 against the Spread (-6.25 Units / -8.87% ROI)
  • 22-42 against the Moneyline (-15 Units / -16.96% ROI)
  • 36-28 against the Over for game total points (+5.2 Units / 7.39% ROI)
  • 28-36 against the Under for game total points (-11.6 Units / -16.48% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 35 of their last 48 games (+20.66 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 51 games (+17.53 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Game Total Over in 30 of their last 45 games (+13.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Team Total Over in 17 of their last 21 games (+12.40 Units / 51% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 20 games (+11.64 Units / 53% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 15 of their last 52 games (-25.65 Units / -45% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 16 of their last 51 games (-22.74 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Game Total Under in 15 of their last 45 games (-18.00 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Team Total Under in 20 of their last 52 games (-16.04 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 16 of their last 45 games (-14.61 Units / -30% ROI)

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

  • 31-31 against the Spread (-3.1 Units / -4.47% ROI)
  • 16-47 against the Moneyline (+3.55 Units / 5.45% ROI)
  • 32-29 against the Over for game total points (+0.1 Units / 0.14% ROI)
  • 29-32 against the Under for game total points (-6.2 Units / -8.95% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Moneyline in 11 of their last 30 games (+22.45 Units / 74% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2Q Spread in 19 of their last 27 games at home (+10.38 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2H Moneyline in 10 of their last 17 games at home (+7.80 Units / 45% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Team Total Over in 10 of their last 12 games at home (+7.65 Units / 54% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 13 of their last 20 games (+6.54 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 63 games (-21.19 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 12 of their last 46 games (-11.83 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Team Total Under in 23 of their last 54 games (-11.81 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 21 of their last 52 games (-9.77 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Game Total Under in 23 of their last 54 games (-8.90 Units / -15% ROI)

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Indiana Pacers: Keys to the Game vs. the Detroit Pistons

The Pacers are 3-11 (.214) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Pacers are 15-39 (.278) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .459

The Pacers are 15-22 (.405) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Pacers are 5-22 (.185) when losing the rebounding margin this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .298

Detroit Pistons: Keys to the Game vs. the Indiana Pacers

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. Pacers - Friday's Game, Mar. 04

  • Frank Jackson (Pistons): Jackson is questionable for Thursday's (Mar. 3) game against Toronto.
  • Hamidou Diallo (Pistons): Diallo is probable for Thursday's (Mar. 3) game against Toronto.
  • Marvin Bagley III (Pistons): Bagley III is doubtful for Thursday's (Mar. 3) game against Toronto.
  • Lance Stephenson (Pacers): The Pacers have listed Stephenson as PROBABLE for Friday's game (Mar. 4) against the Pistons.
  • Ricky Rubio (Pacers): Rubio suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • T.J. McConnell (Pacers): The Pacers announced that McConnell will be re-evaluated in February.
  • Goga Bitadze (Pacers): The Pacers have listed Bitadze as QUESTIONABLE for Friday's game (Mar. 4) against the Pistons.
  • Myles Turner (Pacers): The Pacers announced that Turner is a few weeks from returning to action.
  • Chris Duarte (Pacers): The Pacers have listed Duarte as QUESTIONABLE for Friday's game (Mar. 4) against the Pistons.
  • T.J. Warren (Pacers): The Pacers placed Warren in the league's health and safety protocols.

Indiana Pacers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers are shooting 31% from three (241/780) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Pacers had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (1,973 assists/ 937 TOs) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Pacers have averaged 0.49 points per possession (2,229 points/4,825 possessions) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.51

The Pacers are shooting 33% from three (517/1,585) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

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

Indiana Pacers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers have averaged 6.3 blocks per game (358 blocks/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Pacers averaged 6.4 blocks per game (460 blocks/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers have averaged 6.2 blocks per game (724 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers blocked 460 shots last season — 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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