Pistons vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Pistons vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction 4/9/2024

The Detroit Pistons (13-65) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (44-35) on Tuesday, April 9th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. The 76ers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Pistons are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Spurs. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the game against the Nets, Chimezie Metu was the top scorer for Detroit, recording 20 points. His field goal percentage for the game was 45.7%. Marcus Sasser finished 2nd on the team with 18 points, but Detroit ended the game with a 113-103 loss.

In the Pistons’ last five games, they are 1-4 and have an overall record of 13-65. Currently, the Pistons are 15th in the Eastern Conference and 5th in the Central Division.

Detroit comes in with an overall ATS record of 39-38 so far this season. During this season, Detroit has a 3-5 record against the spread as favorites and 36-33 as underdogs.

The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win

The 76ers beat the Spurs in their most recent game, ending with a score of 133-126. The 76ers not only won the game but also covered the spread as -4-point favorites. The over/under line entering this matchup was 226 points, and both teams achieved a total score that exceeded that line.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Pistons, the 76ers are looking to stay above .500. They currently have a record of 44-35 and are in 7th place in the Eastern Conference. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 3rd place.

The 76ers have covered the spread successfully in their previous seven games and maintain an overall ATS record of 46-32. Currently, the 76ers are on a three game ATS win streak when they are underdogs, and they are 31-17 vs. the spread as favorites.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

In 78 games games, Detroit has an average of 110.3 points per game (26th).

On the season, the Pistons are 26th in the league in scoring at 110.3 points per game. Interestingly, they are actually slightly better on the road (110.1 PPG) compared to at home (110.5 PPG).

In terms of pace, Detroit is 8th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game. This has helped them rank 4th in two-point attempts this season.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pistons are last in the NBA in made threes per game at just 11.1. Overall, they are 26th in three-point shooting percentage.

76ers Offense Breakdown

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Through 79 games games, Philadelphia is averaging 114.5 points per game (15th).

At home, the 76ers are averaging 115.3 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. Overall, they are 15th in scoring at 114.5 points per game. In terms of three-point shooting, the 76ers are 19th in the league at 36%.

When it comes to pace, Philadelphia is 20th in the NBA at 97.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the 76ers are 21st in the league at 46%.

So far this season, the 76ers have made the most free throws per game at 19.5. In terms of assists, Philadelphia is 25th in the league with 24.8 per game.

Pistons Team Defense

On average, the Detroit defense is giving up 119.2 points per game (26th). Right now, they are on a 3 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Inside the arc, the Pistons defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.2% and 37.0% from three-point territory.

76ers Team Defense

At this time, the 76ers’ defense is positioned 9th in the NBA, permitting 112.0 points per game. So far this season, the 76ers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 4th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 23.5 times per game vs. Philadelphia.

Key Players For The Pistons And 76ers

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Cade Cunningham as the primary point contributor for the Pistons, finishing with 22 points while maintaining a 8/18 shooting accuracy. Throughout this season, his average stands at 22.7 points per game, along with 4.3 rebounds.

On the other side, Joel Embiid is our projected leading scorer for the 76ers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 33 and grabbing 11 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 53.1% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 34.7 points per game.

Pistons vs 76ers Trends

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Detroit has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 99 per game. The team went 2-8 overall in these games.
  • In their last three home games, Philadelphia has averaged 119 points per game while allowing 109. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 3-0 vs. the spread.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Detroit has an ATS mark of 2-1 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Philadelphia was favored, they have an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 7-3 straight up.

Pistons vs 76ers Prediction

We’re putting our money on the 76ers to win, and have the projected score sitting at 158-94. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the 76ers at -15.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 221.5 and our model has the Pistons and 76ers finishing with a combined 252 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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