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Indiana Pacers (12-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (2-20, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pacers -7; over/under is 246

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit aims to end its 19-game losing streak when the Pistons play Indiana.

The Pistons are 2-12 against Eastern Conference opponents. Detroit averages 16.5 turnovers per game and is 0-1 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents.

The Pacers are 10-7 in Eastern Conference play. Indiana has a 1-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Pistons are shooting 46.0% from the field this season, 3.9 percentage points lower than the 49.9% the Pacers allow to opponents. The Pacers average 14.8 made 3-pointers per game this season, 3.8 more made shots on average than the 11.0 per game the Pistons allow.

The teams square off for the second time this season. In the last meeting on Nov. 25 the Pacers won 136-113 led by 26 points from Tyrese Haliburton, while Cade Cunningham scored 31 points for the Pistons.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cunningham is shooting 42.0% and averaging 22.0 points for the Pistons. Isaiah Stewart is averaging 1.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Haliburton is averaging 26.9 points and 11.9 assists for the Pacers. Buddy Hield is averaging 2.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 0-10, averaging 104.9 points, 43.7 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 121.9 points per game.

Pacers: 6-4, averaging 130.8 points, 38.1 rebounds, 29.7 assists, 8.3 steals and 6.8 blocks per game while shooting 51.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 126.7 points.

INJURIES: Pistons: Jalen Duren: day to day (ankle), Monte Morris: out (quad).

Pacers: Andrew Nembhard: day to day (knee), Jalen Smith: out (knee/heel).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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