Detroit Pistons (13-11) at Philadelphia 76ers (18-9)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -8 -- Over/Under: 223 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Detroit Pistons and Philadelphia 76ers meet Monday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Detroit Pistons could use a feel good win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 109.4 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 109.8 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 25.2 points and 9.3 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 18.1 points and 15.3 rebounds. Reggie Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Reggie Bullock is dishing 2.4 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.6 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost five of their last eight road games.
The Philadelphia 76ers look to stay hot after winning seven of their last nine games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 113.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 111.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 26.3 points and 13.3 rebounds while Jimmy Butler is averaging 21.4 points and three assists. JJ Redick is the third double-digit scorer and Ben Simmons is grabbing nine rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.7 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have won five of their last six home games.
The Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest. The 76ers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 2 days rest, 28-13 ATS in their last 41 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pistons are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The under is 4-1 in Pistons last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in 76ers last 5 overall.
The Detroit Pistons didn't look good in their game yesterday against the New Orleans Pelicans and are shooting just 40 percent from the field in their last five games. The Philadelphia 76ers are slowly starting to come together, and they're outscoring teams by 10.8 points in their last five games and 8.9 points at home this season overall. The 76ers have also been a covering machine at home dating back to last season and have won six of the last seven games against the Pistons. The chalk is a little bit steep, but there's a lot here leaning in the direction of the home team.