Dallas Mavericks at Detroit Pistons Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/16/2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
On Wednesday night, the Dallas Mavericks will be going up against the Detroit Pistons, who are just 2-11 on their home floor this year.
During the 2013-14 season, the Mavericks were able to sweep their two-game series with the Pistons. They won both of those games by at least 10 points, including a 113-102 win in Detroit in their final meeting of the season.
In 29 career games against the Pistons, Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki has averaged 22.7 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Shooting guard Monta Ellis has scored 16.5 points per game against Detroit in his career, while center Tyson Chandler has averaged 7.9 points and 10 rebounds per game in 34 games against them.
The Pistons had their two-game winning streak come to an end on Monday night when the Los Angeles Clippers blew them out 113-91 on the road. They had 17 turnovers in that loss and were only able to make 13 of their 22 free throws.
Through 25 games, the Pistons are in the bottom half of the league in scoring, points allowed and team assists per game. Power forward Greg Monroe currently owns an 18.4 PER by averaging 15 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. Veteran small forward Josh Smith has scored 13.5 points per game this season by averaging 13.5 points, 7.5 boards and 1.7 blocks per game.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
Dallas Mavericks are 11-12-2 Against the Spread
Dallas Mavericks are 15-10-0 against the Over/Under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
Detroit Pistons are 8-17-0 Against the Spread
Detroit Pistons are 10-15-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/15/14 F Chandler Parsons Back "?" Tuesday vs. New York
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks