Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 24, 2023

Odds are against Jaden Ivey and the Detroit Pistons (16-57), who are a 12.5-point underdog when they take the court against Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (35-38) on March 24, 2023.

Raptors vs. Pistons Odds

  • Raptors odds to win: -900
  • Pistons odds to win: +613
  • Spread: Raptors (-12.5)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 24, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario
  • TV: BSDET and SportsNet

Who Will Win Raptors vs. Pistons?

Raptors and Pistons Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 12.5-point favorites this season, the Raptors are 1-0 against the spread.

The Pistons have a 1-6 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 12.5 points or more this year.

Toronto’s ATS record is 36-36-1 this season.

So far this year, the Pistons have put together a 31-41-1 record against the spread.

Raptors Stats & Insights

The Raptors have a +50 scoring differential, putting up 112.9 points per game (21st in the league) and allowing 112.2 (sixth in the NBA).

The Raptors are 17th in the NBA at 42.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 42.3 their opponents average.

Toronto knocks down 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league) while shooting 33.8% from deep (28th in the NBA). It is making 1.4 fewer threes per contest than its opponents, who drain 12.2 per game while shooting 37.6%.

The Raptors score 111.9 points per 100 possessions (15th in the league), while allowing 112 points per 100 possessions (16th in the NBA).

The Raptors’ offense has been much better when playing at home (114.3 PPG) compared to away games (111.4 PPG). Similarly, their defense has been better at home (110.8 PPG allowed) when compared to road games (113.6 PPG allowed).

Pistons Stats & Insights

The Pistons have been outscored by 7.8 points per game (posting 110.8 points per game, 28th in league, while giving up 118.6 per contest, 29th in NBA) and have a -568 scoring differential.

Detroit loses the rebound battle by 2.5 boards on average. It collects 42.5 rebounds per game, 21st in the league, while its opponents pull down 45.

The Pistons hit 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league), while their opponents have made 11.9 on average.

The Pistons score 108 points per 100 possessions (28th in league), while giving up 115.8 points per 100 possessions (27th in NBA).

At home Detroit is scoring 112.5 points per game, 3.4 more than it is averaging on the road (109.1).

Raptors Key Players to Watch

The Raptors active scoring leader is Siakam, who averages 24.2 per contest to go with 7.8 rebounds and six assists.

Fred VanVleet contributes with 19.7 points, 7.1 assists and 4.2 rebounds a game, and Jakob Poeltl adds 13 points, 2.9 assists and 9.1 rebounds per contest.

The Raptors get 3.1 three-pointers per game out of VanVleet.

OG Anunoby averages two steals per game, while Poeltl has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Pistons Key Players to Watch

Ivey scores 15.4 points per game. He also adds 3.9 rebounds per outing and 4.9 assists per contest.

This season, Jalen Duren has a statline that includes 8.7 points, 1.1 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Ivey hits 1.5 threes per game.

The Pistons’ defensive efforts get a boost from Killian Hayes’ 1.4 steals and Duren’s 0.9 blocks per game.

Raptors vs. Pistons Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Raptors (- 12.5)
  • Prediction:
    Raptors 120 – Pistons 107

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