The Detroit Pistons will face off against the Los Angeles Lakers at 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Crypto.com Arena. Los Angeles is 28-26 overall and 18-9 at home, while Detroit is 8-44 overall and 4-21 on the road. The Lakers have won six straight against the Pistons and they’re 4-1 in their last five games overall.
The Lakers are favored by 10.5 points in the latest Lakers vs. Pistons odds, and the over/under is 241.5 points. Before entering any Pistons vs. Lakers picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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- Lakers vs. Pistons spread: Lakers -10.5
- Lakers vs. Pistons over/under: 241.5 points
- Lakers vs. Pistons money line: Lakers: -520, Pistons: +388
- Lakers vs. Pistons picks: See picks here
What you need to know about the Pistons
The Pistons suffered a 112-106 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. The Pistons were up 62-49 in the third but couldn’t hold on to the lead. The Pistons have now lost 15 of their last 20 games.
Jaden Ivey paced the Pistons in scoring against the Clippers, finishing with 23 points. Cade Cunningham was also effective in the loss, recording 22 points, 10 assists, and six rebounds. For the season, Cunningham is averaging 22.4 points, 7.5 assists, and 4.0 rebounds per game.
What you need to know about the Lakers
Meanwhile, Los Angeles strolled past the New Orleans Pelicans with points to spare on Friday, taking the game 139-122. Multiple players turned in solid performances to lead the Lakers to victory, but perhaps none more so than LeBron James, who dropped a double-double with 21 points and 14 assists. D’Angelo Russell was another key contributor, scoring 30 points along with five assists.
The Lakers are scoring 116.5 points per game this season. Defensively, Los Angeles is giving up 117.1 points per contest. The Lakers are 12-18-1 against the spread in their last 31 games when favored.
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