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The Detroit Pistons and the Orlando Magic will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Amway Center.
Detroit won its last outing, a 115-92 result against the Cavaliers on December 23. The Pistons covered in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 207 combined points took the game OVER the total.
The Magic were a 103-98 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 14-16 SU, 15-15 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Orlando
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Team record: 8-20 SU, 13-14-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing New York are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Detroit at Washington, Saturday, December 28
Orlando home to Atlanta, Sunday, December 29