Detroit Pistons vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/23/21

Detroit Pistons vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/23/21 Photo by Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia 76ers (11-5) at Detroit Pistons (3-12)

NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Little Caesars Arena)

The Line: Detroit Pistons +8.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons meet Saturday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena.

The Philadelphia 76ers look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 113.8 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 26.4 points and 11.3 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 19.3 points and 3.1 assists. Seth Curry is the third double-digit scorer and Shake Milton is dishing 3.5 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game.

The Detroit Pistons need a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 109.4 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 114.3 points on 49.2 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 25.4 points and 6.1 rebounds while Derrick Rose is averaging 15.4 points and 4.7 assists. Blake Griffin is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Jackson is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.

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The 76ers are 15-34-2 ATS in their last 51 road games. The Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest. The over is 6-2 in 76ers last 8 overall. The under is 5-1 in Pistons last 6 home games. The 76ers are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Detroit and 10-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.

The Detroit Pistons aren't a good basketball team to say the last and are coming off a heartbreaking loss last night to the Rockets, which doesn't do much for their confidence. The Philadelphia 76ers are about as healthy as they've been in a while and are playing well at both ends, which includes a blowout win over the Celtics. The Pistons don't have any answers for these 76ers. I'll lay the chalk with the road team.

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Randy’s Pick Philadelphia 76ers -8.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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