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Detroit Pistons vs Houston Rockets in NBA odds tilt

Houston RocketsDetroit Pistons
Feb 22, 7:30 PM | The Palace of Auburn Hills

Houston Rockets vs Detroit Pistons Odds

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Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Tuesday when the Pistons try to run the Rockets off the court at The Palace of Auburn Hills in pro hoops action.

Detroit will face the 26-31 Rockets, who own a 28-27-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Pistons are 30-27 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rockets are 29-28 favoring the OVER.

View Houston vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Pistons sat as 2-point underdogs. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 203.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pistons rated this week at No. 26 and the Rockets sitting at No. 13. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 101-97 result in favor of the Rockets today.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 26-ranked offense (94.9 PPG) against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 24 at 104.9 PPG. The Pistons have averaged 44.9% from the field per game, less than the Rockets have managed so far this season (45.2% on average).

Defensively, the Rockets feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 107.8 points per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

Houston lost its last outing, a 114-105 result against the 76ers on February 16. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 219 combined points took the game OVER the total. Houston got 36 points from Kyle Lowry en route to a 114-105 loss at the hands of Houston on Wednesday at Toyota Center.

In their last action, Detroit was a 115-109 winner at home against the Pacers. They covered the 1–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (224) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Indiana was victimized for 25 points and 11 rebounds by Tayshaun Prince as the Pistons defeated the Pacers 115-109 in NBA action on Wednesday.

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Rockets at Pistons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Houston at Cleveland, Wednesday, February 23
Detroit at Indiana, Wednesday, February 23

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