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Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Prediction & Betting Tips 12/15/2023

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons 12/15/2023:
  • Take the 76ers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Pistons (+16)
  • Our NBA model projects 221 points, and we suggest taking the under

Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Pistons and 76ers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the 76ers at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. Get ready to place your bets!

The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the 76ers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 234 points. Check out BetCoco for Philadelphia 76ers – Detroit Pistons odds

Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Pistons and 76ers did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the 76ers have the leg up at 3-0. The 76ers also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 241 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Pistons have a straight up record of 1-9 while going 4-6 vs. the spread. The team averaged 109 points per game in this stretch.
  • Philadelphia has played well in their previous three home games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 126 points per game while allowing 120. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-0.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Pistons have a straight up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 0-3.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the 76ers have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 5-0 in these scenarios.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Prediction

As they prepare to face the 76ers, the Pistons are 2-22 overall this season. In their 12 home games, the Pistons are 1-12 compared to their 1-10 road record.

So far, Detroit is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 8-15. As the favorite this season, Detroit is 0-2 vs. the spread while going 8-13 as the underdog.

The over/under record for the Pistons stands at 14-10-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 225.2, and they have a 2.8 differential against the over/under line for this season.

In their most recent game, the Pistons’ offense tallied 111 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 108.8 points per game. Leading the Pistons in scoring vs. the 76ers was Bojan Bogdanovic with his 33 points. Cade Cunningham also added 21 points for the Pistons.

At present, the Pistons’ defense is ranked 23rd, allowing 119.2 points per game.

Inside the arc, the Pistons defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.6% and 37.1% from three-point territory.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Pistons, the 76ers are above .500 at 16-7. In intra-conference games, the 76ers are 12-5 compared to 4-2 in non-conference games.

Against the spread, Philadelphia are currently above .500, at 17-6 ATS. This season, Philadelphia has a 14-4 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 3-2 when playing as underdogs.

In their last three games, the 76ers and their opponents have surpassed the over/under line, and the overall record is 16-7-0. Their games feature an average over/under line of 229.7, and they hold a 5.7 differential compared to the over/under line this season.

The 76ers offense is coming off a game in which they scored 129 points vs. the Pistons. Overall their field goal percentage was 51.7% while connecting on 11 threes. One area that the 76ers offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 1st in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 48%.

For the season, Philadelphia is sitting 12th in terms of points allowed per game (113.1). It is worth noting they have given up a fewer number of points in two straight games.

The Philadelphia defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.4% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Philadelphia.

The 76ers enter this game as 16-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 115-106.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Betting Tips

  • Take the 76ers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Pistons (+16)
  • Our NBA model projects 221 points, and we suggest taking the under

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Detroit Pistons Injury Report

  • Monte Morris – Quadriceps – Out
  • Marvin Bagley III – Back – Out
  • Jalen Duren – Ankle – Out

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