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Philadelphia 76ersDetroit Pistons
April 15, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Odds

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The visiting 76ers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at The Palace of Auburn Hills against the Pistons.

The 76ers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 38-41-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Pistons are 38-41-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Philadelphia is 39-41 on the totals; Detroit is 39-40-1.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting 76ers before tip-off in this one found them as 3-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 194.5 at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Pistons at No. 24 and the 76ers at No. 23 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 94-92 result in favor of the Pistons.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 23-ranked offense (94.6 PPG) against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 10 at 96.4 PPG. The Pistons have averaged 44.8% from the field per game, more than the 76ers have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).

Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 96.9 points per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 91-77 winner as they battled the Cavaliers at home. The 76ers covered in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 168 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Philadelphia earned a 91-77 victory over Cleveland on Sunday, getting 15 points from Dorell Wright at Wells Fargo Center.

Detroit won its last outing, a 113-93 result against the Bobcats on April 12. The Pistons covered in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 206 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Pistons blew out Charlotte on Friday, running up the score in a 113-93 win at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Brooklyn are 2-8
After playing Charlotte are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few 76ers at Pistons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Detroit
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Detroit is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games

Next up:
Philadelphia at Indiana, Wednesday, April 17
Detroit at Brooklyn, Wednesday, April 17

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