The Brooklyn Nets will look even higher in their Eastern Conference game against the Detroit Pistons in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday. The Nets (29-18), who are aiming for his eighth straight win against Detroit dating back to March 2021, are 13-7 at home on his court this season. The Pistons (12-37), who have lost seven of his eight games, including the last four, are just 4-23 against teams in the East. In Detroit he’s 6-19, and in Brooklyn he hasn’t won since April 1, 2018.
Tip-off from the Barclays Center is set for 7:30 PM EST. Brooklyn has a 9-point advantage at Caesars Sportsbook, and over/under he’s set at 232 points (see the latest odds for each game this week on the NBA odds page).
Before making the Pistons vs. Nets pick, we need to check the NBA predictions from the SportsLine projection model.
The SportsLine projection model has simulated every NBA game 10,000 times and, over the past four seasons, has returned well over $10,000 to $100 players on the highest-rated NBA picks. The model entered Week 15 of the 2022-23 NBA season, returning over $2,200 with an impressive 47-22 roll in all of the NBA’s highest-rated picks this season. Anyone who follows it sees huge profits!
The model knows that Brooklyn has four players in double figures this season, but power forward Kevin Durant is sidelined with a knee injury. Point guard Kyrie Irving is expected to help pick up the slack on the offense. Entering play Wednesday night, Irving averaged 26.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5 assists in 35 games. Irving scored 38 points and had six rebounds in a December matchup in Detroit.
Models also know that Detroit will be led by small forward Bojan Bogdanovic. of 33 points. He’s scored his 20 or more in each of his last 10 games, and this month he’s averaging 24.8 points per game. For the season, he averaged 21.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
Now it has its sights set on the Pistons vs. Nets. You can see that the model leans more than the sum. Say one side of the spread is hit in more than 60% of simulations! An absolute must watch before finalizing any NBA picks.
Who will win Pistons vs. Nets? And which side of the spread will hit more than 60% of the simulations? Find out if it spreads by Thursday!