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Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 24, 2023

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Odds are against Jaden Ivey and the Detroit Pistons (16-57), who are a 12.5-point underdog when they hit the court against Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (35-38) on March 24, 2023.

Raptors vs. Pistons Odds

  • Raptors odds to win: -900
  • Pistons odds to win: +625
  • Spread: Raptors (-12.5)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 24, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario
  • TV: BSDET and SportsNet

Who Will Win Raptors vs. Pistons?

Raptors and Pistons Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Raptors are 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 12.5-point favorites.

The Pistons are 1-6 against the spread when an underdog by 12.5 points or more this season.

Toronto is 36-36-1 against the spread this season.

The Pistons have gone 31-41-1 ATS this season.

Raptors Stats & Insights

The Raptors score 112.9 points per game (21st in the NBA) and allow 112.2 (sixth in the league) for a +50 scoring differential overall.

The Raptors rank 17th in the NBA at 42.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 42.3 their opponents average.

Toronto makes 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league) while shooting 33.8% from deep (28th in the NBA). It is making 1.4 fewer threes per contest than its opponents, who drain 12.2 per game while shooting 37.6%.

The Raptors rank 15th in the league by averaging 111.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 16th in the NBA, allowing 112.0 points per 100 possessions.

The Raptors have scored at a higher clip at home than on the road in the 2022-23 season (114.3 at home versus 111.4 on the road), though they have given up fewer points at home than in road games (110.8 opponent points per home game versus 113.6 on the road).

Pistons Stats & Insights

The Pistons are being outscored by 7.8 points per game, with a -568 scoring differential overall. They put up 110.8 points per game (28th in NBA), and give up 118.6 per contest (29th in league).

The 42.5 rebounds per game Detroit accumulates rank 21st in the NBA, 2.5 fewer than the 45.0 its opponents pull down.

The Pistons connect on 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league), while their opponents have made 11.9 on average.

The Pistons record 108.0 points per 100 possessions (28th in league), while conceding 115.8 points per 100 possessions (27th in NBA).

At home Detroit is putting up 112.5 points per game, 3.4 more than it is averaging on the road (109.1).

Raptors Key Players to Watch

Siakam leads active Raptors players in scoring, tallying 24.2 points per game to go with 7.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists.

Fred VanVleet contributes with 19.7 points, 7.1 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game, and Jakob Poeltl adds 13.0 points, 2.9 assists and 9.1 rebounds per contest.

VanVleet leads active Raptors in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 3.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.

OG Anunoby averages 2.0 steals per game, while Poeltl has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Pistons Key Players to Watch

Ivey tallies 15.4 points per game. He also contributes 3.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game this season.

This season, Jalen Duren has a statline of 8.7 points, 1.1 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Ivey cashes in on 1.5 treys per game.

The Pistons’ defensive effort gets a boost from Killian Hayes’ 1.4 steals and Duren’s 0.9 blocks per game.

Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Raptors (- 12.5)
  • Prediction:
    Raptors 120 – Pistons 107

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