Spurs vs. Pistons Betting Preview & Pick

by | Last updated Feb 10, 2023 | nba

San Antonio Spurs (14-41 SU, 23-32-0 ATS) vs. Detroit Pistons (14-42 SU, 24-31-1 ATS)

When: Friday, February 10th, 7:00 PM (ET)

Where: Little Caesars Arena, MI, Detroit


Point Spread: SA +3/Det -3 (Deposit $100 and get $100 FREE with code PREDICTEM at Betnow!)

Total: 235.5

Money Line: San Antonio Spurs +128/-153

Notable Injuries


  • Khem Birch (Questionable) Trade Pending
  • Devonte’ Graham (Out) Trade Pending
  • Romeo Langford (Questionable) Adductor
  • Keldon Johnson (Questionable) Ankle
  • Devin Vassell (Out) Knee
  • Tre Jones (Questionable) Foot
  • Jeremy Sochan (Questionable) Lower Back


  • Nerlens Noel (Out) Not With Team
  • Marvin Bagley III (Out) Hand
  • James Wiseman (Out) Trade Pending
  • Cade Cunningham (Out) Shin

Recent Form

San Antonio is 14-41 overall heading into the game. When taking to the road, San Antonio has a mark of 5-20 and a win percentage of 20%. Currently, the team is 14th in the Western Conference. So far, they are 23-32-0 vs. the spread. San Antonio travels to take on the Pistons, hoping to avoid their 11th straight loss.

In their last outing, San Antonio was unable to come away with a win against the Raptors, losing by a score of 112-98. Keldon Johnson led the team with 22 points, but it was not enough to overcome their status as 10-point underdogs. The Spurs also ended up with an ATS loss in the game.

Heading into the game, Detroit is 14-42 overall. When playing at home, Detroit has a mark of 7-21 and a win percentage of 25%. Currently, the team is 15th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 24-31-1 vs. the spread. The Pistons need a win in today’s matchup vs. San Antonio to avoid their 4th straight loss.

In their last game, Detroit was defeated by the Cavaliers with a score of 113-85. Despite the fact that Bojan Bogdanovic scored 15 points, the team was unable to come out on top. Going into the game, the Pistons were 8-point favorites.

The Historicals

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Spurs picked up the 121-109 win over the Pistons. The Spurs’ margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 1.5 point favorite. This was the only matchup between the two teams this season. Over the last five head-to-head meetings, the Spurs have averaged 119 points per game compared to 105 for Detroit. This has led to an ATS record of 4-1 for San Antonio. The over-under record in these same games is 2-3, with the teams combining for an average of 224 points per game.

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For the season, San Antonio is averaging just 112.3 points per game, which is 23rd in the league. This below-average production has come despite being one of the faster-paced teams in the NBA (7th). San Antonio has struggled with their 3-point shot this season, as they are currently ranked just 25th in 3-point shooting percentage at 34.1%. In addition, they are near the bottom of the league in attempts, at just 30.7 attempts per contest. The defense has been a rough spot for San Antonio, as they currently allow 113.04 points per game. In terms of their 3-point defense, opposing teams have hit 35.84% of their looks from deep, placing the Spurs 20th in the NBA.

Injuries are a key storyline going into the game for San Antonio, as their number one and number two scorers are in jeopardy of missing the game. So far, Keldon Johnson is averaging 21.7, which is good for the top mark on the team. Behind him is Tre Jones at 12.8 points per contest.

Coming into the game, Detroit’s offense is ranked just 25th in scoring at 111.8 points per game. This has come while being the 14th-ranked unit in pace. So far, the Pistons are averaging 99.9 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 16th in 3-point attempts per game while connecting at a rate of 35.6%. The defense has been a weak spot for Detroit, as they currently allow 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.

As the Pistons prepare for today’s game, Bojan Bogdanovic is their leading scorer, averaging 21.3 points per game. This season, Bogdanovic has a field goal percentage of 48.6%. The team’s second-leading scorer is Jaden Ivey, who is averaging 15.1 points per game.

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Betting Trends

  • The Spurs are 9-23 ATS in their last 32 games following a straight-up loss.
  • The Spurs are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 games following an ATS loss.
  • The Pistons are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • The Pistons are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games overall.

Joes Pick To Cover The Spread

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