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Pacers vs. Pistons: Game thread, lineups, odds, TV info and more

The Pacers and Pacers renew their rivalry for the 2016-17 on Saturday night with the first of four meeting this season.

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The Pacers wrap up their three-game road trip in Detroit where they will try to bring home least one W to share with family, friends and fans back home in Indy.

The Pacers will have to do so without Rodney Stuckey and Monta Ellis as both combo guards remained sidelined tending to injuries.

After losing the last two games with poor offensive output in the fourth quarter, Paul George mentioned the team struggling to adjust to switching defenses, according to Nate Taylor. Those execution issues down the stretch have been lethal and something they have to clean up once again.

Pistons' point guard Reggie Jackson is back in the mix after missing the first 21 games of the season while finishing up recovery from knee and thumb procedures. The return hasn't given the expected boost as Detroit is 3-4 with Jackson. But they certainly have the parts with Tobias Harris joining Andre Drummond on a young and formidable front line.

For more on the Pistons, check out Detroit Bad Boys. Also, add your thoughts and observations about the game in the comments.

Pacers vs. Pistons - 8:00 p.m. ET at Palace at Auburn Hills

TV: FOX Sports Indiana

Odds: Bovada has the Pistons at -5 favorites

Radio: 93.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan

Projected Starting Lineups

Pacers: Jeff Teague (PG), Glenn Robinson III (SG), Paul George (SF), Thaddeus Young (PF), Myles Turner (C)

Pelicans: Reggie Jackson (PG), Kentavius Caldwell-Pope (SG), Marcus Morris (SF), Tobias Harris (PF), Andre Drummond (C)