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Detroit Pistons vs Phoenix Suns 1/16/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Phoenix Suns (32-9) vs. Detroit Pistons (10-31)
January 16, 2022 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: Detroit Pistons +11; Over/Under: +216
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The Phoenix Suns and Detroit Pistons meet Sunday in NBA action at the Little Caesars Arena. The Phoenix Suns look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Detroit Pistons look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.

The Phoenix Suns are averaging 111.8 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 23.7 points and 5.4 rebounds, while Deandre Ayton is averaging 17.1 points and 11 rebounds. Chris Paul is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game.

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The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.3 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 47 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 20.1 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Cade Cunningham is averaging 15.5 points and 5.3 assists. Saddiq Bey is the third double-digit scorer and Kelly Olynyk is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game.

The Suns are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Pistons are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The under is 7-2-1 in Suns last 10 road games. The under is 4-1 in Pistons last 5 overall. The Suns are 3-14 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Detroit and 9-27 ATS in the last 36 meetings.

The Phoenix Suns are the much better team here and should be obvious big favorites, but this is also an early start, and you wonder just how motivated they’ll be. The Detroit Pistons have been able to scratch out a win here and there as of late, and they only lose at home by an average of 3.8 points. The Suns also have a game tomorrow, so it’s likely win and get out for them. Give me the Pistons and the free buckets.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Detroit Pistons +11

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.

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