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NBA BASKETBALL

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Detroit Pistons

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Detroit Pistons will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Trail Blazers were a 139-105 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (244) made winners of OVER bettors.

Detroit won its last outing, a 103-99 result against the Nets on December 13. The Pistons failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 202 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Portland:
Team record: 20-4 SU, 18-6 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Detroit
is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games on the road
is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games

When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Detroit:
Team record: 11-13 SU, 11-13 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Portland

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Brooklyn are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Portland at Cleveland, Tuesday, December 17
Detroit at Indiana, Monday, December 16