Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 16


By Lester Mackay | December 15, 2021, 11:37 pm

In a game featuring one of the struggling squads in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons (4-22) face the Indiana Pacers (12-18) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on December 16, 2021. The Pistons have lost 12 in a row and are 0-10 in their past 10 games. They enter this matchup as underdogs by 10 points. The matchup has an over/under set at 210.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons in which the Pacers are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Indiana Vs. Detroit Moneyline Betting Action

Pacers vs Pistons Moneyline Action
Pacers Pistons
Bet % 85% 15%
Stake % 86% 14%

Pacers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Indiana

  • So far this season, Indiana has compiled a 16-14-0 record against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in 13 of Indiana’s 30 games with a set total.
  • This season, Indiana games have hit the over on this game’s 210.5-point total 17 times.
  • The Pacers have seen a 215.6 average over/under in their games this season, 5.1 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Pacers have been the moneyline favorite 17 total times this season. They’ve gone 7-10 in those games.
  • Indiana has not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -529 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Pacers an 84.1% chance to win.

Key players for Indiana

  • Domantas Sabonis: 18.5 PTS, 11.9 REB, 1.1 STL, 59.1 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (22-for-74)
  • Malcolm Brogdon: 19.7 PTS, 6.2 AST, 44.8 FG%, 31.3 3PT% (46-for-147)
  • Myles Turner: 12.8 PTS, 7.4 REB, 2.9 BLK, 50.8 FG%, 37.1 3PT% (52-for-140)
  • Chris Duarte: 12.8 PTS, 42.2 FG%, 34 3PT% (50-for-147)
  • Caris LeVert: 15.7 PTS, 42.7 FG%, 30.7 3PT% (31-for-101)

Pacers Injuries: T.J. McConnell: Out (Wrist), T.J. Warren: Out (Foot)

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Pistons stats and betting info

Betting trends for Detroit

  • Indiana is 16-14-0 ATS this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in 13 of Indiana’s 30 games with a set total.
  • A total of 12 of Detroit’s games finished with a combined score higher than 210.5 points this season.
  • The over/under for this matchup is one point more than the average over/under in Pistons’ games this season (209.5 points).
  • This season, the Pistons have won three out of the 24 games, or 12.5%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • This season, Detroit has been at least a +389 underdog on the moneyline six times, losing each of those contests.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 20.4% chance of a victory for the Pistons.

Key players for Detroit

  • Jerami Grant: 20.1 PTS, 1.1 STL, 1.1 BLK, 41.4 FG%, 33.1 3PT% (42-for-127)
  • Cade Cunningham: 15.8 PTS, 1.4 STL, 38.2 FG%, 32.2 3PT% (49-for-152)
  • Saddiq Bey: 11.9 PTS, 34.5 FG%, 29.6 3PT% (47-for-159)
  • Isaiah Stewart: 7.5 PTS, 8 REB, 1.2 BLK, 54.4 FG%
  • Killian Hayes: 6.3 PTS, 1.1 STL, 33.3 FG%, 34.4 3PT% (21-for-61)

Pistons Injuries: Jerami Grant: Out (Thumb), Isaiah Livers: Day To Day (Reconditioning), Kelly Olynyk: Out (Knee)

Pick for Pacers vs. Pistons

The Pacers are favored to win over the Pistons based on our in-depth games analysis combined with the betting split data provided by regulated betting sites.

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