The Detroit Pistons (16-53) visit the Washington Wizards (31-37) on Tuesday. Tip from Capital One Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Pistons vs. Wizards odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
Detroit beat the Indiana Pacers 117-97 Monday as a 4-point home underdog. The victory snapped an 11-game losing skid. The Pistons are 5-5 against the spread (ATS) in their last 10 games and sit at 30-36-3 ATS this season.
Washington fell 112-93 on the road to the Philadelphia 76ers Sunday, failing to cover as a 7-point underdog. It has now lost 3 games in a row and is 3-7 in its last 10. The Wizards are also 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games to fall to 31-34-3 on the season.
Washington has been victorious in both meetings with Detroit season, winning 120-99 at home on Oct. 25 and 119-117 in Detroit last Tuesday.
Pistons at Wizards odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 9:53 a.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Pistons +575 (bet $100 to win $575) | Wizards -850 (bet $850 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Pistons +12.5 (-108) | Wizards -12.5 (-112)
- Over/Under (O/U): 222.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)
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Pistons at Wizards key injuries
- F Taj Gibson (illness) questionable
- F Kyle Kuzma (knee) questionable
For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.
Pistons at Wizards picks and predictions
Wizards 111, Pistons 104
Washington (-850) should make it 3-for-3 against Detroit this season, but you should never risk 8 1/2 times your potential return on a moneyline wager.
BET PISTONS +12.5 (-108).
The Wizards are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following an outright loss, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 playing on 1 day of rest, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games after allowing 100 or more points in their previous game.
The Pistons are 10-6-1 ATS as double-digit underdogs this season, and they have played marginally better against the spread on the road than at home.
This is just too many points for a Washington cover, BET PISTONS +12.5 (-108).
LEAN UNDER 222.5 (-112).
The Under is 4-0 in the Pistons’ last 4 games following an ATS win and 4-1 in their last 5 games following a straight-up win. The Wizards are cashed the Under in back-to-back games and 3 of their last 5.
The Under is 7-3 in the last 10 games between these teams and 15-5-2 in their last 22 meetings in Washington.
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