Pelicans vs Pistons Game Breakdown & Projections – Sun, Mar 24th 2024

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New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans

43W-27L

New Orleans Pelicans

March 24, 2024

03:00PM EST

Odds: 216.5 o/u

Pistons

13W-57L

Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons

Alright, sports junkies, it’s time to put all your chips on the table because we have a David and Goliath situation brewing in the Motor City. The high-flying New Orleans Pelicans, who are breathing down the necks of the Western conference leaders, are swooping into the Little Caesars Arena for an afternoon showdown with the underdog Detroit Pistons, who’ve been doing more rebuilding than a construction crew this season. The game’s set to tip off at a bright and early 3PM EST, so you can bet your bottom dollar there’ll be more caffeine than blood in the players’ veins. The bookies are predicting a bird feast, with the over/under at 216.5 and the Pelicans favored by a whopping 12 points. But hey, the Pistons are fresh off a tough loss to Boston and might just be looking to bounce back and crack a few eggs. On the flip side, the Pelicans are riding high after frying the Heat in their last outing. So, will the Pistons be able to rev up and pull off an upset, or will the Pelicans continue their flight towards the top? One thing’s for sure, this isn’t going to be a game of horse, it’s a full-on horsepower versus bird power showdown.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 24, 2024 03:00PM EST
Location: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

Vegas Odds

NOP ML DET ML Over/Under Line
Open -750 +500 218.5 -12.0/12.0
Recent -390 +295 216.5 -12.0/12.0
Difference +360 -205 -2.0

Team Performance

nop Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
23W-14L

79.6% Win Probability

det Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
HOME
7W-30L

20.4% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
11/02/23 Detroit Pistons DET 29 20 34 33 116 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 35 37 22 31 125
01/13/23 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 32 27 33 24 116 Over
Detroit Pistons DET 28 22 33 27 110
12/07/22 Detroit Pistons DET 28 15 30 25 98 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 27 29 23 25 104
02/01/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 31 26 27 27 111 Under
Detroit Pistons DET 33 32 22 14 101
12/10/21 Detroit Pistons DET 32 23 12 26 93 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 25 29 29 26 109

Pelicans Vs Over/Under

Pistons Vs Over/Under

Pelicans Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/22 vs MIA 111-88W 56 25 12 82
03/21 vs ORL 106-121L 33 24 18 78
03/19 vs BRO 104-91W 48 29 13 83
03/16 @ POR 126-109W 39 36 9 99
03/15 @ LAC 112-104W 40 28 8 88
03/13 @ CLE 95-116L 43 22 11 80
03/10 vs ATL 116-103W 43 32 12 75
03/08 vs PHI 103-95W 48 22 12 83
03/05 vs TOR 139-98W 62 38 11 106
03/01 @ IND 129-102W 47 25 17 87

Pistons Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/22 @ BOS 102-129L 42 25 18 83
03/20 @ IND 103-122L 46 23 15 90
03/18 vs BOS 94-119L 43 21 12 84
03/17 @ MIA 101-104L 44 24 12 83
03/15 @ MIA 95-110L 48 27 17 85
03/13 @ TOR 113-104W 58 27 21 88
03/11 @ CHA 114-97W 51 26 12 87
03/09 @ DAL 124-142L 56 27 19 101
03/07 @ BRO 118-112W 50 24 22 83
03/05 vs MIA 110-118L 42 26 10 90

Starting Lineups

Pelicans Notable Injuries

  • Brandon Ingram (PG): Avg: 20.9pts, 5.1reb, 5.8ast, 33.0 minutes. Last game: 03/21/24. Impact: 5.7

Pistons Notable Injuries

  • Isaiah Stewart (C): Avg: 10.7pts, 6.6reb, 1.5ast, 30.9 minutes. Last game: 03/18/24. Impact: 3.7
  • Ausar Thompson (PF): Avg: 8.9pts, 6.4reb, 1.9ast, 25.0 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 4.3
  • Simone Fontecchio (SF/PF): Avg: 10.6pts, 3.8reb, 1.6ast, 25.1 minutes. Last game: 03/17/24. Impact: 4.7
  • Quentin Grimes (SG/SF): Avg: 7.1pts, 2.0reb, 1.3ast, 20.2 minutes. Last game: 03/13/24. Impact: 2.5
  • Stanley Umude (SG): Avg: 5.3pts, 2.1reb, 0.5ast, 12.8 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 1.8
  • Taj Gibson (C): Avg: 1.1pts, 1.8reb, 0.5ast, 10.1 minutes. Last game: 03/18/24. Impact: 0.8

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Pelicans Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #13 #24 #1 #15 -1.2%
PF #13 #7 #21 #13 -3.1%
PG #5 #21 #19 #7 -8.2%
SF #2 #28 #19 #14 -1.0%
SG #18 #1 #10 #11 -5.7%

Pistons Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #15 #18 #23 #24 7.6%
PF #11 #3 #9 #12 -3.2%
PG #11 #19 #5 #8 -5.8%
SF #3 #10 #17 #4 -18.1%
SG #29 #9 #25 #27 9.3%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
112.2
106.0
Rebounds per Game
46.1
45.0
Assists per Game
26.8
25.0
Steals per Game
6.7
6.8
Blocks per Game
5.0
4.5
Shots per Game
87.3
86.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.9
11.0
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.2
52.9
3-Pt Percentage per Game
39.6
32.5
Turnovers per Game
12.6
15.0
Fouls per Game
16.4
19.0

Recent Trends

  • Evan Fournier (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 38.6% to 24.0, 17.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • James Wiseman (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 64.6% to 26.8, 16.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Pistons have a 2-game losing streak at home. Overall, they are on a 5-game losing streak.
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