76ers vs. Pistons - NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (17-29) at Philadelphia 76ers (8-37)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +7 -- Over/Under: 194 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers and the Detroit Pistons face off on Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in NBA Eastern Conference action.
The Philadelphia 76ers are tied for the second worst record in the NBA at 8-37 and they have lost their last six games. The76ers are averaging 89.5 points and they are shooting 40.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 102.3 points and their opponents are shooting 45.5 percent. With Tony Wroten out Michael Carter-Williams leads the 76ers averaging 15.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 7.1 assists. Robert Covington is averaging 12.3 points, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute is averaging 9.4 points, and Henry Sims is averaging 9.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. The 76ers are 3-18 at home and 2-8 in their last 10 games.
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The Detroit Pistons are 17-29 and they have los their last three games. The Pistons are averaging 98.1 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 100.2 points and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. With Brandon Jennings out Greg Monroe leads the Pistons averaging 15.2 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Andre Drummond is averaging 12.5 points and 12.9 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is averaging 11.8 points, and Jodie Meeks is averaging 11.7 points. The Pistons are 5-5 in their last 10 games and they are 10-13 on the road this season.
Philadelphia is 9-4 against the spread against the NBA Central, 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 1-3-1 against the spread following a loss. Detroit is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 road games, 13-5 against the spread in their last 18 games, and 5-13 against the spread in their last 18 road games against a team with a losing home record. The favorite has covered the point spread in 10 of the last 13 meetings of these two.
With the total set at 194 I like the under in this spot as I see points being tough to come by.