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NBA Matchup - 76ers Pistons Odds Preview

Detroit Pistons Philadelphia 76ers
26-46 March 29, 2014, 07:30 | Wells Fargo Center 15-57



The 76ers will hit the floor running against the visiting Detroit Pistons on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

Supporters of the Pistons have seen them go 26-46 and 32-40 ATS so far this season, while the 76ers are at 15-57 and 28-44 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the 76ers are 33-38-1, while the Pistons are 47-25.View Detroit Pistons vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the 76ers installed as 8.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 209.5.

This game pits the 76ers, currently No. 30 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Pistons, who rate No. 24 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 93-85 victory for the Pistons.

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Last time out for Detroit, they were a 110-78 loser as they battled the Heat at home. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 188 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit was crushed on Friday, getting run out of the gym by Miami and falling 110-78 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Philadelphia's No. 12-rated squad against Detroit's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Philadelphia rates No. 20 in the league with 6.97 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 27 with 6.03 per outing.

Next up:
Detroit home to Milwaukee, Monday, March 31st
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Monday, March 31st