Detroit Pistons vs. New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 10

By Lester Mackay | December 9, 2021, 3:40 pm

The New Orleans Pelicans (7-20) face the Detroit Pistons (4-20) on December 10, 2021 at Smoothie King Center. The Pistons are underdogs by a six-point margin as they enter the matchup losers of two in a row with a 4-6 record in their last 10 games. The matchup has an over/under set at 212.5 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 New Orleans Pelicans and Detroit Pistons.

Pelicans stats and betting info

Betting trends for New Orleans

  • New Orleans’ ATS record is 11-16-0 this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in 11 of New Orleans’ 27 games with a set total.
  • This season, 12 of New Orleans’ 27 games have gone over Friday’s total of 212.5 points.
  • The Pelicans have seen a 215.9 average over/under in their games this season, 3.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.

Key players for New Orleans

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 18.9 PTS, 12.0 REB, 51.5 FG%, 46.3 3PT% (31-for-67)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.6 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 36.1 3PT% (35-for-97)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 13.6 PTS, 36.9 FG%, 30.7 3PT% (55-for-179)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.6 PTS, 1.2 STL, 37.2 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (67-for-194)
  • Josh Hart: 11.1 PTS, 48.5 FG%, 32.7 3PT% (16-for-49)

Pelicans Injuries: Daulton Hommes: Out (Fibula), Kira Lewis Jr.: Out For Season (Knee), Zion Williamson: Out (Foot)

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Pistons stats and betting info

Betting trends for Detroit

  • So far this season, New Orleans has compiled an 11-16-0 record against the spread.
  • New Orleans has gone over in 11 of its 27 games with a set total (40.7%).
  • This season, 10 of Detroit’s games have finished with a combined score higher than 212.5 points.
  • A difference of 3.1 points separates this contest’s over/under (212.5 points) and the average total points bet in Pistons’ games (209.4 points) this season.

Key players for Detroit

  • Jerami Grant: 20.5 PTS, 1.2 STL, 41.6 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (41-for-121)
  • Saddiq Bey: 12.3 PTS, 35.2 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (44-for-148)
  • Cade Cunningham: 15.2 PTS, 1.3 STL, 38.0 FG%, 30.7 3PT% (42-for-137)
  • Isaiah Stewart: 7.6 PTS, 8.1 REB, 1.2 BLK, 56.0 FG%
  • Cory Joseph: 6.3 PTS, 42.6 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (12-for-39)

Pistons Injuries: Kelly Olynyk: Out (Knee)

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