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The Brooklyn Nets and the Detroit Pistons will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Brooklyn won its last outing, a 103-89 result against the Spurs on February 6. The Nets covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 192 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

In their last action, Detroit was a 112-98 loser on the road against the Magic. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Brooklyn:
Team record: 22-25 SU, 23-24 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing New Orleans are 2-8
After playing San Antonio are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

Detroit:
Team record: 19-29 SU, 21-27 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 10 games when playing Brooklyn
is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 13 of last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Brooklyn

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Denver are 4-6
After playing Orlando are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Brooklyn home to New Orleans, Sunday, February 9
Detroit home to Denver, Saturday, February 8