Best Detroit Pistons Betting Sites

There are not many teams in the Eastern Conference that can be classified as up and comers. Rebuilding squads are content to take their time, since there is no discernible end in sight for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ title window, and there are plenty of teams, like the Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers, who have inadvertently prolonged their resets by making poor decision after poor decision. A squad like the Detroit Pistons is thus a fringe gift for sportsbettors. [+]

They are still a few steps away from championship contention, but they are headed in the right direction—locks to post a winning record, emerge as a consistent individual game play and validate some low key futures bets.

It starts with Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson. Few teams can say they have two legitiamte cornerstones around which they can build. Even fewer can say both of those pillars are at the front end of their primes.

Normally, in these situations, you’re either waiting for both to even prove themselves as worthy building blocks, or you’re coming to terms with the fact that the best days of your top players will never intersect.

But Drummond and Jackson, already borderline All-Stars, are on the same timeline. They both need to develop, Jackson as an under control passer and shooter, Drummond as a post-up threat and foul shooter, but they’ll grow together.

And team coach/president Stan Van Gundy has done a nice job surrounding them with quality young pieces in Tobias Harris, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Stanley Johnson. He still needs to hit on some of his other supporting cast additions—the Jodie Meeks acquisition is a bust and it’s unclear if Marcus Morris is a sustainable contributor—but in two year’s time, he’s assembled a long term nucleus of, at minimim, five players.

That’s not easy to do, and it’s part of the reason why the Pistons, when left alone, are threats to win 50 games and contend for a top four playoff spot in the coming season.

Detroit Pistons Betting Lines Today

This is all the information you need on the Detroit Pistons’ next game. Start dates, tip off times, moneylines, spreads, overs and unders are all here, packaged together. [+]

This will help make the first part of the betting process beyond easy for you.

To protect yourself against any changes to these lines, always check back here before going to place your bet at the sportsbooks. The odds don’t move often, unless you’re betting on Pistons playoff basketball, but it’s never not a good idea to make sure you are arming yourself with the most up to date information.

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Detroit Pistons Scores & Schedule

Want a look at the Detroit Pistons’ entire schedule, including the scores and outcomes of past games? You have come to the right place. [+]

Use this schedule to try planning some of your bets ahead. The game lines won’t be available more than a day in advance, but you can use the specific matchups to compare rosters, play styles, records, winning and losing streaks, etc.

The only thing that can throw a wrench in those plans is potential injuries or trades. Those happen throughout the season. But that shouldn’t dissuade your interest in playing the long game.

Things change all the time in the NBA, and you must be ready to pivot. Getting a head start on games that are a week or more down the line mostly help you. And if something, like an injury or trade, impacts the matchup, you’ll adjust accordingly. It’s not a big deal. The bigger deal would be waiting for the day of the games to plan your bets all the time. That puts unnecessary pressure on you to make quick and efficient decisions.

Also let this be your guide for looking back at the Pistons’ previous performances. You unearth patterns that help you decide how to bet when Detroit is on the road, at home, facing a Western Conference team, playing on a certain over or under, operating against a particular spread, being pitted against a strong offensive or defensive unit, etc.

Dredging up that information increases the accuracy of the bets you make, because it tells you how to value the Pistons in just about every situation imaginable.

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October 2016 (9)
Thu 6 Detroit Pistons 94 - 101 Brooklyn Nets -175 +155 Odds
Mon 10 Spurs 86 - 81 Detroit Pistons +125 -145 Odds
Thu 13 Detroit Pistons 99 - 94 Atlanta Hawks +190 -217 Odds
Sat 15 Detroit Pistons 97 - 76 Sixers -169 +150 Odds
Mon 17 Milwaukee Bucks 78 - 102 Detroit Pistons +200 -238 Odds
Wed 19 Toronto Raptors 103 - 92 Detroit Pistons +130 -149 Odds
Wed 26 Reg. Detroit Pistons 91 - 109 Toronto Raptors
Fri 28 Reg. Orlando Magic 82 - 108 Detroit Pistons
Sun 30 Reg. Milwaukee Bucks 83 - 98 Detroit Pistons
November 2016 (17)
Tue 1 Reg. New York Knicks 89 - 102 Detroit Pistons
Wed 2 Reg. Detroit Pistons 101 - 109 Brooklyn Nets
Sat 5 Reg. Denver Nuggets 86 - 103 Detroit Pistons +170 -189 Odds
Mon 7 Reg. Detroit Pistons 82 - 114 L.A. Clippers +340 -370 Odds
Wed 9 Reg. Detroit Pistons 100 - 107 Phoenix Suns -179 +165 Odds
Fri 11 Reg. Detroit Pistons 86 - 96 Spurs +370 -417 Odds
Sat 12 Reg. Detroit Pistons 106 - 95 Denver Nuggets +200 -213 Odds
Mon 14 Reg. Thunder 88 - 104 Detroit Pistons -115 +100 Odds
Wed 16 Reg. Detroit Pistons 102 - 105 New York Knicks +109 -115 Odds
Fri 18 Reg. Detroit Pistons 81 - 104 Cavaliers +360 -417 Odds
Sat 19 Reg. Boston Celtics 94 - 92 Detroit Pistons +107 -125 Odds
Mon 21 Reg. Houston Rockets 99 - 96 Detroit Pistons -141 +125 Odds
Wed 23 Reg. Miami Heat 84 - 107 Detroit Pistons +165 -185 Odds
Fri 25 Reg. L.A. Clippers 97 - 108 Detroit Pistons -263 +225 Odds
Sat 26 Reg. Detroit Pistons 88 - 106 Thunder +165 -185 Odds
Tue 29 Reg. Detroit Pistons 112 - 89 Hornets +148 -164 Odds
Wed 30 Reg. Detroit Pistons 121 - 114 Boston Celtics +260 -263 Odds
December 2016 (15)
Fri 2 Reg. Detroit Pistons 121 - 85 Atlanta Hawks +105 -120 Odds
Sun 4 Reg. Orlando Magic 98 - 92 Detroit Pistons +290 -323 Odds
Tue 6 Reg. Chicago Bulls 91 - 102 Detroit Pistons +205 -227 Odds
Wed 7 Reg. Detroit Pistons 77 - 87 Hornets +195 -227 Odds
Fri 9 Reg. Detroit Pistons 117 - 90 Wolves -161 +140 Odds
Sun 11 Reg. Sixers 97 - 79 Detroit Pistons +700 -1000 Odds
Wed 14 Reg. Detroit Pistons 95 - 85 Dallas Mavericks -204 +210 Odds
Fri 16 Reg. Detroit Pistons 108 - 122 Wizards -115 +100 Odds
Sat 17 Reg. Indiana Pacers 105 - 90 Detroit Pistons +170 -196 Odds
Mon 19 Reg. Detroit Pistons 82 - 113 Chicago Bulls +125 -135 Odds
Wed 21 Reg. Grizzlies 98 - 86 Detroit Pistons +215 -256 Odds
Fri 23 Reg. Warriors 119 - 113 Detroit Pistons -333 +280 Odds
Mon 26 Reg. Cavaliers 90 - 106 Detroit Pistons +190 -200 Odds
Wed 28 Reg. Milwaukee Bucks 119 - 94 Detroit Pistons +135 -154 Odds
Fri 30 Reg. Detroit Pistons 98 - 105 Atlanta Hawks +120 -135 Odds
January 2017 (14)
Sun 1 Reg. Detroit Pistons 107 - 98 Miami Heat -278 +240 Odds
Tue 3 Reg. Indiana Pacers 121 - 116 Detroit Pistons +195 -204 Odds
Thu 5 Reg. Hornets 114 - 115 Detroit Pistons +180 -204 Odds
Sat 7 Reg. Detroit Pistons 22:00 Blazers +140 -161 Odds
Sun 8 Reg. Detroit Pistons 125 - 124 Blazers +150 -164 Odds
Tue 10 Reg. Detroit Pistons 94 - 100 Sacramento Kings +126 -145 Odds
Thu 12 Reg. Detroit Pistons 107 - 127 Warriors +1000 -1429 Odds
Fri 13 Reg. Detroit Pistons 77 - 110 Utah Jazz +560 -714 Odds
Sun 15 Reg. Detroit Pistons 102 - 97 L.A. Lakers -130 +110 Odds
Wed 18 Reg. Atlanta Hawks 95 - 118 Detroit Pistons -135 +125 Odds
Sat 21 Reg. Wizards 112 - 113 Detroit Pistons Odds
Mon 23 Reg. Sacramento Kings 109 - 104 Detroit Pistons +245 -294 Odds
Sat 28 Reg. Detroit Pistons 103 - 116 Miami Heat -149 +138 Odds
Mon 30 Reg. Detroit Pistons 109 - 113 Boston Celtics +205 -217 Odds
February 2017 (12)
Wed 1 Reg. Pelicans 98 - 118 Detroit Pistons +280 -333 Odds
Fri 3 Reg. Wolves 108 - 116 Detroit Pistons +170 -189 Odds
Sat 4 Reg. Detroit Pistons 84 - 105 Indiana Pacers +130 -145 Odds
Mon 6 Reg. Sixers 96 - 113 Detroit Pistons +360 -417 Odds
Wed 8 Reg. L.A. Lakers 102 - 121 Detroit Pistons +235 -278 Odds
Fri 10 Reg. Spurs 103 - 92 Detroit Pistons -189 +175 Odds
Sun 12 Reg. Detroit Pistons 102 - 101 Toronto Raptors +255 -270 Odds
Mon 13 Reg. Detroit Pistons 89 - 102 Milwaukee Bucks +130 -145 Odds
Wed 15 Reg. Dallas Mavericks 91 - 98 Detroit Pistons +170 -189 Odds
Thu 23 Reg. Hornets 108 - 114 Detroit Pistons +175 -204 Odds
Sun 26 Reg. Boston Celtics 104 - 98 Detroit Pistons -125 +115 Odds
Tue 28 Reg. Blazers 113 - 120 Detroit Pistons
March 2017 (17)
Wed 1 Reg. Detroit Pistons 86 - 109 Pelicans +125 -145 Odds
Sat 4 Reg. Detroit Pistons 136 - 106 Sixers -213 +200 Odds
Mon 6 Reg. Chicago Bulls 95 - 109 Detroit Pistons +211 -244 Odds
Wed 8 Reg. Detroit Pistons 20:00 Indiana Pacers +140 -161 Odds
Thu 9 Reg. Cavaliers 19:30 Detroit Pistons
Sat 11 Reg. New York Knicks 17:00 Detroit Pistons
Tue 14 Reg. Detroit Pistons 19:00 Cavaliers
Wed 15 Reg. Utah Jazz 19:30 Detroit Pistons
Fri 17 Reg. Toronto Raptors 19:30 Detroit Pistons
Sun 19 Reg. Phoenix Suns 16:30 Detroit Pistons
Tue 21 Reg. Detroit Pistons 19:30 Brooklyn Nets
Wed 22 Reg. Detroit Pistons 20:00 Chicago Bulls
Fri 24 Reg. Detroit Pistons 19:00 Orlando Magic
Mon 27 Reg. Detroit Pistons 19:30 New York Knicks
Tue 28 Reg. Miami Heat 19:30 Detroit Pistons
Thu 30 Reg. Brooklyn Nets 19:30 Detroit Pistons
Fri 31 Reg. Detroit Pistons 20:00 Milwaukee Bucks
April 2017 (5)
Wed 5 Reg. Toronto Raptors 19:30 Detroit Pistons
Fri 7 Reg. Detroit Pistons 20:00 Houston Rockets
Sun 9 Reg. Detroit Pistons 18:00 Grizzlies
Mon 10 Reg. Wizards 20:00 Detroit Pistons
Wed 12 Reg. Detroit Pistons 20:00 Orlando Magic

Detroit Pistons Standings Right Now

Looking at the Pistons’ standings will be a big help to you on the futures front during the regular season, so make sure you are placing stock in where they sit in the Eastern Conference. [+]

These standings won’t help a great deal for individual games, since records really only offer strong clues for moneyline bets. And the Eastern Conference’s middle class, of which the Pistons are still a part, is too congested to bank on records accurately shaping any moneyline wagers.

On the midseaoson futures side of things, however, this tells you where the Pistons sit in the East’s postseason bubble, how many win they are on pace to grab and whether they have entered the division, conference championship or NBA title conversation.

Simply compare their records to those of known contenders in the division, conference and overall NBA title sector, and you’ll have a firm idea of how to bet—or whether you should bet at all. 

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# team P W L + - %
1 Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers 62 42 20 6868 6603 0.677
2 Boston Celtics Boston Celtics 64 40 24 6903 6759 0.625
3 Washington Wizards Washington Wizards 61 37 24 6586 6444 0.607
4 Toronto Raptors Toronto Raptors 63 37 26 6798 6553 0.587
5 Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks 63 34 29 6539 6595 0.540
6 Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers 63 32 31 6611 6674 0.508
7 Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons 63 31 32 6434 6431 0.492
8 Chicago Bulls Chicago Bulls 63 31 32 6454 6502 0.492
9 Miami Heat Miami Heat 64 30 34 6544 6520 0.469
10 Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Bucks 62 29 33 6525 6507 0.468
11 Charlotte Hornets Charlotte Hornets 63 28 35 6602 6573 0.444
12 New York Knicks New York Knicks 64 26 38 6772 6956 0.406
13 Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers 63 23 40 6410 6796 0.365
14 Orlando Magic Orlando Magic 64 23 41 6398 6779 0.359
15 Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets 62 11 51 6554 7088 0.177
1 Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers 62 42 20 6868 6603 0.677
2 Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers 63 32 31 6611 6674 0.508
3 Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons 63 31 32 6434 6431 0.492
4 Chicago Bulls Chicago Bulls 63 31 32 6454 6502 0.492
5 Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Bucks 62 29 33 6525 6507 0.468
1 San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs 62 49 13 6610 6100 0.790
2 Houston Rockets Houston Rockets 64 44 20 7372 6933 0.688
3 Memphis Grizzlies Memphis Grizzlies 64 36 28 6492 6434 0.563
4 Dallas Mavericks Dallas Mavericks 63 27 36 6194 6290 0.429
5 New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Pelicans 64 25 39 6579 6786 0.391
1 Golden State Warriors Golden State Warriors 63 52 11 7401 6641 0.825
2 San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs 62 49 13 6610 6100 0.790
3 Houston Rockets Houston Rockets 64 44 20 7372 6933 0.688
4 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz 64 40 24 6420 6146 0.625
5 L.A. Clippers L.A. Clippers 63 38 25 6799 6607 0.603
6 Memphis Grizzlies Memphis Grizzlies 64 36 28 6492 6434 0.563
7 Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder 64 35 29 6805 6815 0.547
8 Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets 63 29 34 6968 7005 0.460
9 Portland Trailblazers Portland Trailblazers 62 27 35 6709 6846 0.435
10 Dallas Mavericks Dallas Mavericks 63 27 36 6194 6290 0.429
11 Minnesota Timberwolves Minnesota Timberwolves 62 25 37 6499 6515 0.403
12 Sacramento Kings Sacramento Kings 63 25 38 6464 6653 0.397
13 New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Pelicans 64 25 39 6579 6786 0.391
14 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns 63 21 42 6772 7085 0.333
15 L.A. Lakers L.A. Lakers 64 19 45 6657 7103 0.297
1 Utah Jazz Utah Jazz 64 40 24 6420 6146 0.625
2 Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder 64 35 29 6805 6815 0.547
3 Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets 63 29 34 6968 7005 0.460
4 Portland Trailblazers Portland Trailblazers 62 27 35 6709 6846 0.435
5 Minnesota Timberwolves Minnesota Timberwolves 62 25 37 6499 6515 0.403
1 Washington Wizards Washington Wizards 61 37 24 6586 6444 0.607
2 Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks 63 34 29 6539 6595 0.540
3 Miami Heat Miami Heat 64 30 34 6544 6520 0.469
4 Charlotte Hornets Charlotte Hornets 63 28 35 6602 6573 0.444
5 Orlando Magic Orlando Magic 64 23 41 6398 6779 0.359
1 Boston Celtics Boston Celtics 64 40 24 6903 6759 0.625
2 Toronto Raptors Toronto Raptors 63 37 26 6798 6553 0.587
3 New York Knicks New York Knicks 64 26 38 6772 6956 0.406
4 Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers 63 23 40 6410 6796 0.365
5 Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets 62 11 51 6554 7088 0.177
1 Golden State Warriors Golden State Warriors 63 52 11 7401 6641 0.825
2 L.A. Clippers L.A. Clippers 63 38 25 6799 6607 0.603
3 Sacramento Kings Sacramento Kings 63 25 38 6464 6653 0.397
4 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns 63 21 42 6772 7085 0.333
5 L.A. Lakers L.A. Lakers 64 19 45 6657 7103 0.297

How To Win At Detroit Pistons Betting

Jump on the Detroit Pistons’ offseason win totals bandwagon if you can—and as soon as you can. They are great options for over plays in that futures department, provided you get to sportsbooks sometime before free agency begins in July.

Even if you’re forced to wait until mid July, after all of the free agency dominoes have fallen, they’re still good over options. But getting there earlier guarantess that their own over/under total will be lower, because it won’t be impacted by their offseason signing or additions or the rest of the Eastern Conference teams’ offseason signings or additions.

Leave the Pistons alone, as currently constituted, and they’re a squad that will build upon its 44 wins from last season. Pretty much all of their most important players, including Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson, are on the rise and bound to improve, and they’ll have enjoyed a full training camp to fully integrate Tobias Harris into the offense, a luxury they didn’t have after picking him up just before the trade deadline.

Sportsbooks are unlikely to set the bar too high above those 44 wins before free agency, as they are not in the business of predicting jumps and leaps for cores that haven’t undergone substantial changes. So find an oddsmaker that selling an over/under of 50 or less, and then bet strongly on the over.

Timing is everything when betting on the Detroit Pistons. You should already be investing in the over on their offseason win total odds, and they remain strong under plays on indvidual game bets, unless they completely reinvent the pace at which they conduct their offense and the manner in which they play defense.

Outside of that, you are looking to see if the Pistons can be more than regular season wins and game plays. You want to know if they can enter the Eastern Conference title or NBA championship picture. The odds of them doing that now, in advance of next season, are slim. But their time is coming.

Aside from a talented young core, the Pistons will have a ton of cap space to burn through over the upcoming offseason. They could feasibly add more than one high impact player. And acquiring, say, two more strong rotation players, preferably a stretch power forward and another perimeter shooter, could thrust them onto the level of a team like the 2015-16 Toronto Raptors—a faction that, while inferior to the Cleveland Cavaliers, is the closest thing to a second tier threat that exists in the East.

That’s when you’ll know to lay down long shot money on their conference and overall title odds. You can jump ahead of the curve by making those investments over the offseason, if and when it becomes clear the Pistons have injected another healthy dose of talent onto the roster, or you can wait for part of the regular to season to pass, giving you a better feel for who the Pistons are and what they are capable of doing.

Either way, the Pistons’ capacity to corral additional talent will be the driving force behind their big picture view appeal.

Win the offseason with multiple high end additions, and they become more than just a low seeded playoff squad you use as a nightly bet.