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The Houston Rockets and the Detroit Pistons will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
In their last action, Houston was a 114-81 loser on the road against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (195) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 116-106 loser as they battled the Bobcats at home. The Pistons failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 222 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 17-10 SU, 14-11-2 ATS
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 12 games on the road
is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 7-3
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
Team record: 13-15 SU, 14-14 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Houston
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Charlotte are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Houston home to Dallas, Monday, December 23
Detroit at Cleveland, Monday, December 23