Portland visits Detroit after Grant’s 40-point game | NBA

Portland Trail Blazers (26-44, 12th in Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (19-52, 14th in Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORT BOOK LINE: Piston -7; over/under is 223

BOTTOM: Detroit takes on the Portland Trail Blazers after Jerami Grant scored 40 points in the Detroit Pistons’ 113-109 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Pistons have played 11-23 in home games. Detroit surrenders 112.4 points to opponents and has been topped at 8.4 points per game.

The Trail Blazers are 9-26 on the road. Portland surrenders 114.2 points to opponents while topping it at 7.0 points per game.

The two teams are playing for the second time this season. The Trail Blazers defeated the Pistons 110-92 in their last matchup on December 1. CJ McCollum led the Trail Blazers with 28 points and Cade Cunningham led the Pistons with 26 points.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Cunningham averages 16.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.4 assists for the Pistons. Grant has averaged 19.5 points in his last 10 games for Detroit.

Jusuf Nurkic averages 15 points and 11.1 rebounds for the Trail Blazers. Josh Hart has averaged 2.2 3-pointers in his last 10 games for Portland.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 4-6, averaging 109.9 points, 42.4 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Your opponents averaged 111.0 points per game.

Trail Blazers: 1-9, averaging 102.8 points, 40.5 rebounds, 22.2 assists, 8.0 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.7% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 125.1 points.

INJURIES: Pistons: Jerami Grant: off (knee), Chris Smith: off (knee), Frank Jackson: off (back), Cory Joseph: day by day (rest), Killian Hayes: day by day (head), Hamidou Diallo: off (fingers), Kelly Olynyk: by the day (ankles).

Trailblazers: Nassir Little: retired for the season (shoulder), Jusuf Nurkic: retired (foot), Justise Winslow: retired (Achilles), Didi Louzada: retired (knee), Damian Lillard: retired (abdominal), Eric Bledsoe: off (Achilles ), Anfernee Simons: out (knee), Joe Ingles: out for season (knee).

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

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