At 10:30 ET, the Lakers (-589) will host the Pistons (+432) in a non-conference matchup. Los Angeles is favored by 11 points and the over/under line is 238 points.

SN-LA will have coverage of the game, which will take place at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The Pistons are 15th in the East at 8-44, while the Lakers are 9th in the West at 28-26.

DETROIT PISTONS VS LOS ANGELES LAKERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Lakers -11

This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-94 in favor of the Lakers.
  • Our projections have LeBron James finishing with LeBron James points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Lakers finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.9% and knocking down 11 threes.

Will the Pistons Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Today, the Pistons are 11-point underdogs against the Lakers. This season, they have been the underdog in 47 of their 52 games. As the underdog, they have gone 7-40 straight-up and 25-21 against the spread.

Detroit's ATS record for the season is 26-25, and they have covered the spread in their last three games. On the road, they are 14-11 ATS compared to 12-14 at home.

The Pistons have an O/U record of 31-20-1 this season, and 39 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today's (238). On average, their games have finished with 235.2 points.

In their most recent game, the Pistons lost to the Clippers by a score of 112-106. Detroit covered the spread as 16.5-point underdogs, and the O/U line for the game was 236.

Detroit is currently 15th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 8-44. Against the West, they are 3-19 and 5-25 against other Eastern Conference teams. On the road, the Pistons are 4-21 compared to 4-23 at home.

The Pistons are currently 23rd in the NBA in scoring at 113.2 points per game. However, they have been better on the road, averaging 114.6 points per game compared to 111.9 at home.

When it comes to pace, Detroit is 8th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Pistons are 16th at 47%.

One area where the Pistons have struggled is three-point shooting. They are 29th in both three-point attempts and makes, hitting just 36% of their shots from beyond the arc.

Currently, the Pistons' defense holds the 27th rank in the NBA, allowing 122.1 points per game. Opponents are hitting 55.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 38.0% of their three-point attempts.

Can the Lakers Grab a Win at Home?

In Western Conference play, the Lakers are 19-17 after going 9-9 against non-conference opponents. This record has them in 9th place in the West, and they are 4th in the Pacific Division.

At home, the Lakers are 18-9 this season, and they are favored by 11 points today. As the favorite, they have gone 19-10 this season and 12-17 against the spread. Their ATS record at home is 13-14.

The Lakers have won three straight games on the road, and their overall ATS record is 24-30. In their last game, the Lakers beat the Pelicans by a score of 139-122, covering the spread as 2.5-point underdogs.

This season, the Lakers have an average scoring differential of +4.8 points per game at home. In their games as the favorite, the average scoring margin is +3.6 points per game. The O/U line for their games this season has averaged 231.5, and their games have averaged 233.6 points.

The Lakers' O/U record for the season is 30-24, and 44 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today's (238). In their last game vs. the Pelicans, the teams combined for 261 points, going over the O/U line of 237.5.

At home, the Lakers are averaging 117.1 points per game, which is 14th in the league. Overall, they are 13th in scoring at 116.5 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 44.4% of their games.

In terms of pace, the Lakers are 6th in the league at 101 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 6th in the league at 49%. However, they are just 16th in three-point shooting at 36%.

When it comes to free throws, the Lakers are 6th in both free throws made and attempted per game. In terms of assists, they are 7th in the league with an average of 28.3 per game.

Currently, the Lakers' defense holds the 18th rank in the NBA, allowing 117.1 points per game. Opponents are hitting 54.1% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 37.8% of their three-point attempts.