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Indiana Pacers at Detroit Pistons odds, picks and predictions

The Indiana Pacers (31-37) face the Detroit Pistons (15-53) Monday at Little Caesars Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Pacers vs. Pistons odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.

We are in the home stretch of the season and it can’t end soon enough for the  Pistons, who have lost 11 in a row and 14 of their last 15. The Pacers have won 3 of their last 4 games and 5 of the last 7.

In the 1st of back-to-back games in Detroit, the Pacers beat the Pistons 121-115 on Saturday as 3.5-point favorites while the 228.5 Over cashed. The Pacers rested most of their starters yet were still able to win.

The Pacers also beat Detroit 124-115 in Indianapolis on Oct. 22 as a 1.5-point favorite as the 232.5 Over hit.

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Pacers at Pistons odds

Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 1:16 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline (ML): Pacers -155 (bet $155 to win $100) | Pistons +135 (bet $100 to win $135)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Pacers -3.5 (-110) | Pistons +3.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 226.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)

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Pacers at Pistons key injuries

Pacers

  • F Kendall Brown (tibia) out
  • G Tyrese Haliburton (knee) out
  • G Buddy Hield (foot) questionable
  • F Benedict Mathurin (ankle) out
  • G T.J. McConnell (back) out
  • F Myles Turner (back) out

Pistons

  • F Marvin Bagley III (ankle) out
  • F Bojan Bogdanovic (achilles) out
  • G Alec Burks (foot) out
  • G Cade Cunningham (tibia) out
  • G Hamidou Diallo (ankle) out
  • F Jaden Ivey (health and safety protocols) out
  • C Isaiah Stewart (shoulder) out

For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.

Pacers at Pistons picks and predictions

Prediction

Pistons 118, Pacers 111

Moneyline

The Pacers are just 12-21 on the road and this may be the Pistons’ last chance at a home win as their final 5 games in Detroit are against playoff teams.

Despite Detroit’s record they do have a solid 3-point defense, ranking 12th in opponent 3s attempted and made. In Saturday’s game they held Indiana to just 25.7% beyond the arc.

The Pistons lead the league in free throw attempts and are 3rd in free throws made, but on Saturday the Pacers had 34 shots, 7 more than the Pistons. And Detroit shot just 66.7% from the line. Expect this number to reverse on Monday.

LEAN PISTONS (+135).

Against the spread

Indiana has covered just once in the last 5 road games against a team with a losing home record. But for those worried about betting on a 15-53 Pistons squad to win straight up, you can always take the points.

BET PISTONS +3.5 (-110).

Over/Under

On 1 day of rest both teams trend towards the Under. The Pistons are 10-4 in their last 14 games and the Pacers have gone Under in 6 of their last 8 games on 1 day rest.

LEAN UNDER 226.5 (-112)

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