Detroit Pistons vs. Phoenix Suns - 2/5/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Phoenix Suns at Detroit Pistons

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Little Caesars Arena)

The Phoenix Suns hit the road for a matchup with the Detroit Pistons.  The Suns are (20-30), coming off a 119-97 loss on the road to the Brooklyn Nets.  The Pistons are (18-34), after falling on the road to the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-82.

In the Suns loss to the Nets, Phoenix was guided throughout the game by Deandre Ayton.  Ayton secured a double-double, finishing with 25 points and 17 rebounds.  The Suns converted on 43% from the floor and 35% from 3-point range.  The Suns struggled to defend the perimeter, allowing the Nets to connect 15 times from distance.  Phoenix was out scored from 3-point range, 45 to 18.

In the Pistons loss to the Grizzlies, Detroit was led on offense by Andre Drummond.  Drummond contributed 25 points, while pulling down 18 rebounds, and adding 4 assists.  The Pistons converted on 35% from the floor and 31% from 3-point range.  Detroit  had multiple 2nd chance opportunities, due to the Pistons gathering 16 offensive rebounds.  The Pistons took 8 more shots than the Grizzlies did, but still took the loss.  Detroit allowed the Grizzlies to shoot 47% from the floor.  

Recent Betting Trends:

Suns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.

Suns are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against Detroit.

The under is 5-2 in Suns last 7 games.

Pistons are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.

Pistons are 8-3 SU in their last 11 February games.

The over is 9-3 in Pistons last 12 games.

Both teams have a losing record with their home and away losing splits for this matchup.  The Pistons have won 8 of their last 10 matchups against the Suns.  Both teams have been struggling to say the least, as Phoenix has lost 4 of their last 5 and the Pistons have lost 6 of their last 7.  The under is 13-11 on the road for the Suns, while the under is 19-8 for the Pistons at home.  With both teams struggling and seeing the under has been profitable for both teams in this situation, I'll take the under.  Final score prediction, Pistons will win and the total goes under, 

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Chris’s Pick Under

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