Free NBA Picks Today: Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 3/14/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons 3/14/23
Tue 14th March 2023

The Detroit Pistons (16-53, 7-26 Away) travel to face the Washington Wizards (31-37, 15-17 Home), who will be out to snap their losing skid, on Tuesday. Detroit is playing on back-to-back days after dismantling the Indiana Pacers 117-97 at Little Caesars Arena yesterday. With 22 points, five rebounds, five assists, and one steals, Cory Joseph had a standout performance. The Pistons are 15th in the Eastern Conference.

Washington dropped their third in a row in blowout fashion on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center, falling to the Philadelphia 76ers 112-93. Corey Kispert had 25 points in the losing effort to lead the team. The Wizards are the 12th seed in the Eastern Conference.

The teams are meeting for the final time this season. After winning both of the earlier season matchups against Detroit, the last of which was a 119-117 victory at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday, their seventh straight head-to-head victory, Washington will be aiming for a season sweep.

Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 32 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists. Jaden Ivey had 26 points and 12 assists in defeat. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 21.6 points per game to lead the Pistons in scoring this season. Meanwhile, Jalen Duren is grabbing 8.8 rebounds per game, and Killian Hayes is dishing 6.1 assists.

Kristaps Porzingis and Kyle Kuzma have powered the Wizards on offense, averaging 22.9 and 21.2 points per game, respectively. Porzingis also has pulled down 8.5 rebounds per game. Monte Morris has recorded 5.2 assists per game. The Pistons are winless in their last 10 games at Capital One Arena.

Detroit is looking to avoid an eighth consecutive road defeat this season. Washington is looking to snap a four-game losing skid at home this season. Meanwhile, the Pistons are 3-9 this season when playing the second of a back-to-back and 2-6 in such games against opponents with at least a day of rest.

The Wizards are 5-3 with a rest advantage. Detroit is 1-9 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -4.7 (106.4-111.1). For the season, the Pistons are averaging 111.4 points per game, compared to 118.6 for opponents. Washington has gone 3-7 over the last 10, allowing 113.9 points per game on average while scoring only 108.8 (-5.1 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Cory Joseph: 23.2 | 10.8 | +12.4
Rebounds per game:
James Wiseman: 9.6 | 5.3 | +4.3
Assists per game:
Jaden Ivey: 10.3 | 4.9 | +5.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points per game:
Corey Kispert: 13.8 | 9.7 | +4.1
Monte Morris: 7.3 | 10.2 | -2.9

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Washington Wizards -13.5 (-110)

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