Pistons vs. Hornets Point Spread Pick 2/27/23

by | Last updated Feb 27, 2023 | nba

Detroit Pistons (15-46 SU, 28-32-1 ATS) vs. Charlotte Hornets (19-43 SU, 26-31-5 ATS)

When: Monday, February 27th, 7:00 PM (ET)

Where: Spectrum Center, NC, Charlotte


Point Spread: Det +6.5/Cha -6.5 (STOP betting games at -110 odds! You’re overpaying! Start laying only -105 TODAY at BetAnySports! 3 minutes to sign up will save you THOUSANDS of dollars!)

Total: 236.0

Money Line: Motor City +210/Char -257

Notable Injuries


  • Bojan Bogdanovic (Questionable) Achilles
  • Nerlens Noel (Out) Not With Team
  • Isaiah Stewart (Questionable) Hip
  • Cade Cunningham (Out) Shin
  • Jalen Duren (Out) Ankle


  • P.J. Washington (Doubtful) Foot
  • Cody Martin (Out) Knee

Recent Form

Heading into the game, Detroit is 15-46 overall. When taking to the road, Detroit has a mark of 7-24 and a win percentage of 23%. Currently, the team is 15th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 28-32-1 vs. the spread. Detroit travels to take on the Hornets, hoping to avoid their 5th straight loss.

In their last game, Detroit was defeated by the Raptors by a score of 95-91. Marvin Bagley III led the team in scoring with 21 points on a shooting percentage of 47.4%. Despite the loss, the Pistons managed to cover the spread as 7-point underdogs heading into the game. They will be looking to bounce back in their next game.

Heading into the game, Charlotte is 19-43 overall. When playing at home, Charlotte has a mark of 10-18 and a win percentage of 36%. Currently, the team is 14th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 26-31-5 vs. the spread. Charlotte will look to stay hot in today’s game vs. Detroit as they are the winners of 4 straight games.

After their win against the Heat, Charlotte will be looking to continue their momentum. Gordon Hayward had a big game, scoring 21 points to help lead the team to victory. As 6-point underdogs on the spread, the Hornets were able to come home with an ATS win

The Historicals

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Pistons picked up the win 141-134 win over the Hornets. Heading into the game, Detroit was the 4.5-point underdogs, giving them an ATS win. So far this season, the Pistons have a record of 2-0 vs. the Hornets. Across the last five matchups between the teams, Detroit has gone 3-2 vs. the spread. However, the Hornets actually have a positive scoring margin in these games at +7 points per game. In these matchups, the teams have put together an over-under mark of 4-1. Combined, they averaged 253 points in these games.

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Coming into the game, Detroit’s offense is ranked just 27th in scoring at 111.8 points per game. This has come while being the 13th ranked unit in pace. So far, the Pistons are averaging 100.1 possessions per contest. When looking at the team’s 3-point shooting numbers, they profile as an average team in both percentage and attempts. For the season, the Pistons’ offense is ranked 15th in 3-point attempts per game while connecting at a rate of 35.5%. Defense has been a struggle for Detroit, as they are currently allowing 112.55 points per game. The team’s 3-point shooting defense has been a problem this year. So far, opposing offenses have hit 36.41% of their looks from the outside.

Heading into the game, Bojan Bogdanovic is listed as questionable on the injury report. This season, he leads the team with a per-game scoring average of 21.4. Currently, Jaden Ivey is 2nd on the team in scoring at 15.3 points per game.

For the season, Charlotte is averaging just 112.6 points per game, which is 24th in the league. This below average production has come despite being one of the faster-paced teams in the NBA (3rd). Charlotte’s 3-point shooting numbers are below the league average, as they have hit just 32.6% of their looks from deep. On average, the team gets up 33.0 3-point shots per game, placing them 16th in the NBA. The defense has not been a struggle for Charlotte, as they currently allow 114.89 points per game. The team’s 3-point shooting defense has been a problem this year. So far, opposing offenses have hit 36.29% of their looks from outside.

Heading into today’s game, Charlotte will need a strong offensive effort from Terry Rozier and the team’s supporting cast, as P.J. Washington won’t be available vs. Detroit. So far, Washington is averaging 15.3 points per game. Rozier leads the Hornets at 21.4 points per contest.

Betting Trends

  • The Pistons are 5-0 ATS in their last five games vs. a team with a losing straight-up record.
  • The Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall.
  • The Hornets are 5-0 ATS in their last five games following a straight-up win.
  • The Hornets are 5-1 ATS in their last six games following an ATS win.

Joes Pick To Cover The Spread

The Detroit Pistons have lost five road games in a row and seven of their last eight away from home. The Charlotte Hornets have won their last four games in a row and have scored 120+ points in three of those contests. I expected this line to come out at -10, so I am stoked to bet the Hornets at -6.5! Bet your NBA predictions for FREE this week by scoring a 100% real cash bonus up to $500 when you use bonus promo code PREDICTEM at Betnow Sportsbook! Free loot is good loot!