2004 Season NBA Basketball Past Picks
May 09, 2005
Indiana at Detroit
Monday 05/09 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 173 -110 (risk 3 to return 5.73) RESULT: LOSS
The rematch of last season's Eastern Conference final between Pistons and Pacers has a lofty 173 Total being set by sportsbooks for game-one. Last season when the two met the average for the six game battle was 161.3 with the highest at 164, the lowest 159 as the teams went 5-1 to the UNDER averaging 158.4 points/game. Known for defensive battles both on and off the court Pistons and Pacers have seen the UNDER prevail in twelve of last fourteen meetings including the mentioned 5-1 UNDER in last years postseason play. The Pistons are 9-3 UNDER in their last twelve games while the Pacers are 16-2 UNDER in their last eighteen on the hardwood including 6-1 UNDER in the Celtics series. Three stars on the UNDER here.