Arena and City where Pistons vs. Nuggets will be playing
Mark your calendars for November 20th, 2023, when the Pistons and Nuggets collide in an NBA game in Detroit, MI at Little Caesars Arena. Check out our picks and predictions to elevate your chances of winning with your bets.
Introduction to the Pistons vs. Nuggets betting tip and prediction
The Eastern Conference and Western Conference collide in this NBA matchup on November 20th, 2023, at 18:00. The Pistons enters as 8.5 point underdogs in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, the Pistons were 16.5 point underdogs but lost the game to Nuggets, 119-100. The over/under for the upcoming game is 221.5 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 216.5 points, and the over was victorious.
In the 2023-2024 basketball season, the importance of the 3-point shot to the game is widely recognized. Let’s take a closer look at how teams are faring from long distance. The Pistons are currently shooting 35.3% from beyond the arc, showcasing their accuracy in 3-point shooting. Conversely, the Nuggets are converting 35.5% of their shots from long range, underscoring their proficiency in this aspect. The Pistons are attempting 33% of their shots from behind the 3-point line, while the Nuggets are choosing to take 37% of their field goal attempts from 3-point range.
How are the Pistons playing this season?
The Pistons comes into this game with a 2-12 record, and they are currently 15th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Pistons are 0-10 in their last 10 games.
Did the Pistons win their most recent game?
No, Pistons fell to the Raptors, 142-113. Rodney McGruder scored 20 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Pistons
The leading scorer for the Pistons this season is Cade Cunningham, who is averaging 21 points per game. In the last game, he scored 30.25 points in DraftKings and 27 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Pistons
Coming into the November 20th, 2023 contest, Jalen Duren leads the Pistons with 10.6 rebounds per game Cade Cunningham has a team-high 7.1 assists per game. He scored 30.25 DraftKings points and 27 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Pistons is Ausar Thompson (1.2 steals per game). He has 26 DraftKings fantasy points and 25 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Ausar Thompson is leading the way for the Pistons with 1.6 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 26 DraftKings fantasy points and 25 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Pistons Team Analysis
The Pistons’ point differential this season is -5.5 points per game, which ranks 25th in the NBA. They are averaging 110 points per game while allowing 115.5 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Pistons are making 10.5 shots per game, which ranks 26th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Pistons are making 16.9 per game, which ranks 17th in the NBA.
Projected Pistons Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Nuggets, the Pistons’ starting lineup consisted of James Wiseman, Eugene Omoruyi, Rodney McGruder, Jaden Ivey and Killian Hayes.
How are the Nuggets playing this season?
The Nuggets head this game with a 9-4 record, and they are currently 3rd in the Western Conference standings. The Nuggets are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Did the Nuggets win their most recent game?
No, Nuggets came up short against the Cavaliers, 121-109. Nikola Jokic scored 30 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Nuggets
The leading scorer for the Nuggets this season is Nikola Jokic, who is averaging 28.8 points per game. Nikola Jokic also leads the team in minutes played per game with 34.32. He scored 30 points on 14-for-18 shooting in his previous regular season meeting against the Pistons. In the last game, scored 45 DraftKings fantasy points and 43.5 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Nuggets
Nikola Jokic is leading the way with 13.8 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 45 points in DraftKings and 43.5 in FanDuel. Nikola Jokic is dishing out a team-high 9 assists per game. He has 45 DraftKings fantasy points and 43.5 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Nuggets’ leader is Kentavious Caldwell-Pope with 1.6 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 18.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 19.4 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Nuggets is Aaron Gordon, who is sending back 1.1 shots per game. He scored 29 DraftKings fantasy points and 31.3 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Nuggets Team Analysis
The Nuggets’ point differential this season is 6.2 points per game, which ranks 4th in the NBA. They are averaging 113.7 points per game while allowing 107.5 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Nuggets are making 11.5 shots per game, which ranks 20th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Nuggets are making 13.4 per game, which ranks 30th in the NBA.
Projected Nuggets’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Pistons, the Nuggets’ starting five were Nikola Jokic, Aaron Gordon, Michael Porter Jr., Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jamal Murray. For the upcoming matchup, Nuggets has the following injuries: Vlatko Cancar is out (knee), Jay Huff is out (ribs), and Jamal Murray is out (quadricep).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Pistons coming into this game as 8.5 point underdogs the suggestion is to bet at the Pistons.
Money Line betting suggestion
Pistons are a 8.5 money line underdog for the game against the Nuggets, and the suggestion is to pick the Nuggets.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Pistons and Nuggets is 221.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the under.
Will there be Overtime?
Since the Pistons and Nuggets had no match that went overtime this season, overtime is not likely for the upcoming contest.
Pistons vs Nuggets betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on November 20th, 2023.
The contest will take place at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI.
The Pistons have a 2-12 record thus far this season, they are the 15th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Nuggets are 9-4, they own the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.
The last time that the Pistons and Nuggets played, the Nuggets won, 119-100.
Pistons are underdogs by 8.5 points for the November 20th, 2023 game. In the previous meeting, the Pistons were a 16.5 point underdog. They lost the game against Nuggets, 119-100.
The over/under is 221.5 points for the November 20th, 2023 game. The last time the Pistons and Nuggets faced each other, the over/under was 216.5. Bettors who took the over won. The teams combined for 219 points.
The matchup on November 20th, 2023, is the first game between the Pistons and Nuggets this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on January 08, 2024 at the Ball Arena.