Brooklyn Nets (0-1) at Detroit Pistons (1-0)
NBA Basketball: Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Little Caesars Arena)
The Line: Detroit — Over/Under
The Detroit Pistons host the Brooklyn Nets in an NBA preseason bout on Monday.
The Brooklyn Nets dropped their NBA preseason opener 107-102 to the NY Knicks. A 17 point first period set the tone for Brooklyn who couldn’t get their shots to fall with 38.9% shooting overall which was impacted by an 8-41 performance from beyond the arc.
Caris LeVert paced the Nets offense with 15 points on 6-14 from the field followed by Rodions Kurucs tossed in 13 points on 4-6 shooting in 12 minutes off the bench. The tandem of D’Angelo Russell and Treveon Graham each netted eleven points with Graham grabbing eight rebounds while Joe Harris added ten points.
The Detroit Pistons will be gunning for their second win in the preseason after downing Oklahoma City 97-91 in their opener. Detroit shot the ball well enough at 46.4% but really left their mark defensively with the Thunder held to only 36.6% shooting.
Andre Drummond poured in a contest high 31 points and hauled in a game high 16 rebounds on 14-21 marksmanship to carry the Pistons while Stanley Johnson added 14 points and five yanks. Glenn Robinson III gave Detroit eleven points with the twosome of Zaza Pachulia and Reggie Bullock tossing in ten points apiece.
Nets are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Monday games and Nets are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up loss and Nets are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 3 or more days rest. Pistons are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game and Pistons are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss and Pistons are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest. Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and Nets are 11-4 ATS in the last 15 meetings and Nets are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Detroit.