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Pistons are a Great UNDER Bet at the Palace of Auburn Hills

After getting suspended one game for reportedly having a heated verbal exchange with an assistant coach, point guard Rajon Rondo will be back in the lineup for the Chicago Bulls for Tuesday’s tilt with the Detroit Pistons in the Motor City. Oddsmakers initially set the Pistons as 5-point home favorites with a total of 198.

Shark Bites
  • The Bulls are 5-1 SU and ATS in their last six games after a loss.
  • The Bulls are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games against their division.
  • The Pistons are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games after losing as a favorite.

Detroit is also welcoming back its point guard, as Reggie Jackson made his season debut in a 98-92 loss to the lowly Orlando Magic on Sunday. Jackson finished with 18 points and four assists in 23 minutes. The 26-year-old averaged 23.5 points per game against the Bulls last season – his highest scoring average against the Eastern Conference.

Jimmy Butler is on an absolute tear right now, evidenced by the shooting guard scoring at least 20 points in a career-best 14 consecutive contests. Butler is averaging an eye-popping 25.7 points per game on 47 percent shooting through 20 games.

When the Pistons play at home, the UNDER is trending. Eight of the Pistons' last 10 have gone below the closing total in Detroit.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Detroit Pistons as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 198 for Tuesday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 105-98 win for the Pistons on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Pistons sit at 11-11 (11-11 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Chicago Bulls are currently 11-9 (12-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Detroit is 9-13 OU and Chicago is 8-12 OU. This season the Detroit Pistons are 11-11 overall and 11-11 ATS against the number, while the Chicago Bulls are 11-9 and 12-8 ATS. As for the totals, Detroit is 9-13 on the OU, and Chicago is 8-12. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Chicago injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 10-rated Detroit Pistons and the No. 8-rated Bulls in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 24-ranked offense averaging 100.05 PPG, against a Chicago Bulls defense that ranks No. 9 at 100.2 PPG. The Detroit Pistons field goal percentage has averaged 45.45% so far, more than the Chicago Bulls shooters have achieved on the year, 43.99% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dwyane Wade chucked in 34 points for Chicago on Monday, but they still came up short in losing 112-110 at United Center.

The Pistons endured a 98-92 loss at the hands of the Magic on Sunday, despite a 21-point effort from Marcus Morris at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 9 games
  • Chicago is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Chicago's last 21 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
  • Detroit is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to San Antonio, Thursday, December 8th
Detroit at Charlotte, Wednesday, December 7th