Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/5/2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills
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The Philadelphia 76ers, who are 1-7 on the road this season, will be visiting the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
During the 2013-14 season, the Pistons found a way to win three out of their four games against the 76ers. All of Detroit's wins were by at least 10 points, but Philadelphia did get the last laugh in that series by beating the Pistons 123-98 at home in their final meeting.
In his four games against the Pistons, 76ers shooting guard Hollis Thompson has been able to average 6.8 points and five rebounds per game. Forward Luc Mbah a Moute has averaged 5.1 points and 4.7 rebounds against Detroit in his career, while guard Tony Wroten has scored 6.8 points per game against them in five career games.
On Wednesday night, the Pistons lost their 10th consecutive game when the Boston Celtics defeated them 109-102 in overtime. Detroit only had 11 team turnovers in that loss, but they were also only able to make 36.3 percent of their field goal attempts.
The Pistons have one of the better rebounding teams in the league, but their offense has only been able to average 92.7 points per game. Point guard Brandon Jennings currently has a team-high 19 PER by averaging 15.1 points, 6.1 assists and 1.1 steals per game. Center Andre Drummond has scored 11.4 points per game while bringing down 12 rebounds per game.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
Philadelphia 76ers are 8-9-1 Against the Spread
Philadelphia 76ers are 8-10-0 against the Over/Under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
Detroit Pistons are 5-14-0 Against the Spread
Detroit Pistons are 8-11-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/04/14 G Alexey Shved Hip "?" Friday vs. Oklahoma City
11/28/14 G Tony Wroten Knee out indefinitely
10/27/14 G Jason Richardson Foot out for season
10/23/14 F Joel Embiid Foot out indefinitely
12/05/14 G Brandon Jennings Thumb probable Saturday vs. Philadelphia
10/24/14 G Jodie Meeks Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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