Detroit Pistons Vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, Preview, And Betting Odds

Detroit Pistons Vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction

The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons are set to clash in an exciting matchup on Monday, January 22, 2024, at 05:00 PM ET at the Little Caesars Arena (Detroit). Here’s a comprehensive preview of the game, including betting odds, and a game prediction.

Match Prediction Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons

This game appears heavily in favor of the Milwaukee Bucks, despite their recent struggles and the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo (questionable). Here’s why:

  • Milwaukee’s Depth: Even without Giannis, the Bucks boast a deeper and more talented roster than the Pistons. Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton, and Brook Lopez are all capable of carrying the offensive load, and their supporting cast is solid.
  • Detroit’s Struggles: The Pistons are the worst team in the league, ranking near the bottom in most statistical categories. They lack experience, consistent scoring options, and defensive prowess.
  • Recent Trends: Despite the Bucks’ recent losses, they’ve covered the spread in 2 of their last 3 meetings against Detroit. Additionally, the Pistons have covered the spread in 3 straight games but are notorious for inconsistent performances.

Based on these factors, the Bucks are heavily favored to win and a safe bet for the money line. However, if you’re looking for a riskier bet with a higher potential payout, Detroit +13 on the spread could be worth considering, especially if Giannis is out. The over/under is a toss-up, with the Bucks’ offensive potential balanced against the Pistons’ defensive struggles.

Head to Head

  • Milwaukee Bucks: 155-127 (55.0%)
  • Detroit Pistons: 127-155 (45.0%)

Recent Matchups:

  • December 16, 2023: Bucks 146, Pistons 114
  • November 8, 2023: Bucks 120, Pistons 118
  • March 27, 2023: Pistons 117, Bucks 126

Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons Preview

  • Key injuries: Giannis Antetokounmpo (questionable) for Milwaukee, Cade Cunningham (out) for Detroit.
  • Matchup to watch: Jrue Holiday vs. Killian Hayes at point guard.
  • X-factor: Bojan Bogdanovic with Giannis’ potential absence could see increased scoring opportunities.

Detroit Pistons vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Milwaukee Bucks -950, Detroit Pistons +640
  • Spread: Milwaukee Bucks -13 (-112), Detroit Pistons +13 (-108)
  • Over/Under: 244.5 points (Over -112, Under -108)

FAQs for Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons

What is the Bucks’s record against the Pistons?

The Milwaukee Bucks are 148-113 against the Pistons all-time.

What are the most points the Pistons scored in a game?

Twenty-two years ago, on Dec. 13, 1983, the Detroit Pistons beat the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in triple overtime. It was, and remains, the highest-scoring game in NBA history. Before they were the Bad Boys, Isiah and the Pistons were a high-scoring machine.

Who has scored the most points for the Pistons?

As of August 2023, Isiah Thomas was the Detroit Pistons player with the most points in franchise history. Thomas became the career points leader of the Detroit Pistons after accumulating 18,822 points whilst playing for the team.

Who has the most assists in the Pistons history?

1 / 25 Pistons Bad Boy Isiah Thomas ranks as the franchise’s All-Time career leader in assists with 9,061. Thomas is also the Pistons All-Time leader in points and steals.

Has the Pistons won a championship?

Recent News. Detroit Pistons is an American professional basketball team based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, outside Detroit. The Pistons have won three National Basketball Association (NBA) championships (1989, 1990, 2004).

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While the Bucks are the clear favorite, the NBA is known for its upsets. If the Pistons can play with energy and capitalize on Milwaukee’s turnovers, they might keep the game closer than expected. However, the Bucks’ overall talent and experience should ultimately lead them to victory.

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