Detroit visits New York on 3-game road slide

Detroit Pistons (12-59, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (42-28, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Knicks -16.5; over/under is 206.5

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit travels to New York looking to break its three-game road losing streak.

The Knicks are 28-15 in conference matchups. New York is last in the Eastern Conference recording 23.9 assists per game led by Jalen Brunson averaging 6.5.

The Pistons are 9-36 in Eastern Conference play. Detroit is fourth in the Eastern Conference with 33.1 defensive rebounds per game led by Jalen Duren averaging 8.6.

The Knicks are shooting 46.1% from the field this season, 3.0 percentage points lower than the 49.1% the Pistons allow to opponents. The Pistons are shooting 46.8% from the field, which equals what the Knicks' opponents have shot this season.

The teams square off for the third time this season. The Knicks won the last meeting 113-111 on Feb. 27. Brunson scored 35 points to help lead the Knicks to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josh Hart is averaging 8.9 points, 8.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists for the Knicks. Brunson is averaging 22.9 points over the last 10 games.

Ausar Thompson is shooting 48.3% and averaging 8.8 points for the Pistons. Jaden Ivey is averaging 1.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Knicks: 7-3, averaging 101.1 points, 45.5 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 7.7 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 94.8 points per game.

Pistons: 3-7, averaging 106.5 points, 48.4 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.1 points.

INJURIES: Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: out for season (ankle), Julius Randle: out (shoulder), OG Anunoby: out (elbow).

Pistons: Stanley Umude: out (ankle), Ausar Thompson: out for season (illness), Isaiah Stewart: out for season (hamstring), Simone Fontecchio: out (toe), Quentin Grimes: out (knee), Taj Gibson: out (hamstring), Jalen Duren: out (back).


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