Sparks will fly tonight as the Pistons (25-29, 16-13 home) host the Wizards (24-32, 7-21 away) at 7:00 p.m. EST at Little Caesars Arena.
These two teams have met two times in 2018-19, with the Wizards winning once. The last time they played on January 21st, 2019, Washington won 101-87 behind 20 points from Trevor Ariza.
The Pistons began the day as 3.5-point favorites for this game, with an over/under total of 220. Visit one of our most trusted sportsbooks to make a wager today. Washington is 25-31-0 against the spread this season and 34-22-0 over/under. Detroit, meanwhile, is 25-27-2 ATS and 23-31-0 over/under.
Washington enters the game ranked 26th in the league in defensive rating. They’re surrendering 116.6 points per game and are limiting opposing teams to 47.0% from the floor and 37.0% from beyond the arc. Offensively, they’re averaging 113.8 points and are 28th in rebounds and fifth in assists.
On the flip side, Detroit ranks 23rd in offensive rating. The Pistons are averaging 106.2 points per game on 41.0% shooting and are 12th in rebounds and 26th in assists. Defensively, they’re giving up 107.8 points per game and are fifth in field goals allowed and first in three-pointers allowed.
Both squads have been active lately. The Pistons are fresh off of a 103-120 win against the Knicks in New York in which they shot 13 for 30 from deep and won the war on the glass 56-52.
The Wizards, meanwhile, are fresh off a 134-125 win versus the Bulls in Chicago in which they handed out 38 assists and scratched and clawed their way to six steals. Bradley Beal torched the Bulls for 31 points.
All told, the Wizards have won four of their previous ten games and are 11th in the Eastern Conference, while the Pistons have lost five of their last ten and are eighth in the Eastern Conference.