76ers vs Pistons: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – January 23, 2021

Joel Embiid leads the Philadelphia 76ers (11-5) into a matchup against the Detroit Pistons (3-12) after scoring 38 points in a 122-110 win over the Celtics. The Pistons are underdogs in the game on Saturday, January 23, 2021, which tips off at 8:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 23, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

76ers vs Pistons Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 23

76ers:
Mike Scott: Out (Knee),
Vincent Poirier: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Pistons:
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Pistons (+8.5)
Prediction 76ers 113, Pistons 111

The model favors the 76ers by 1.5 points, a much smaller margin than the 8.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Pistons to cover.

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76ers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 13 27.3 11.3 2.8 1.4 1.3 1.2
Tobias Harris 13 19.6 6.8 3.1 1.1 0.9 2.1
Seth Curry 9 16.8 2.0 3.3 0.8 0.3 3.1
Shake Milton 13 16.0 1.6 3.4 1.2 0.2 1.4
Ben Simmons 14 12.4 8.7 8.2 1.6 0.9 0.1

76ers Player Props

  • Embiid’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is posted at 11.5 rebounds, 0.2 rebounds greater than his season average of 11.3.
  • Ben Simmons’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 32.5, 3.2 greater than his season average of 29.3.
  • Seth Curry’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 3.1.
  • Simmons’ steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Pistons Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jerami Grant 15 25.1 6.2 2.7 0.7 1.3 2.7
Derrick Rose 12 14.8 2.2 4.6 1.3 0.3 0.9
Blake Griffin 12 12.8 6.3 4.2 0.8 0.2 2.2
Josh Jackson 13 11.5 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.7 1.3
Wayne Ellington 10 11.4 1.9 0.8 0.3 0.2 3.0

Pistons Player Props

  • Jerami Grant’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 15.5, 9.6 points lower than his season average of 25.1.
  • Mason Plumlee’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is posted at 5.5 rebounds, 3.2 rebounds lower than his season average of 8.7.
  • Wayne Ellington’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 3.0.
  • Grant’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks higher than his season average of 1.3.

Shooting Trends

  • The 76ers are shooting 47.9% from the field this season, 0.6 percentage points lower than the 48.5% the Pistons allow to opponents.
  • In games Philadelphia shoots higher than 48.5% from the field, it is 3-2 against the spread and 5-0 overall.
  • Detroit has a 3-4 record against the spread and a 3-4 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 47.9% of their shots from the field.
  • The Pistons have shot at a 42.5% rate from the field this season, 1.6 percentage points fewer than the 44.1% shooting opponents of the 76ers have averaged.
  • This season, Detroit has a 3-2 record against the spread and a 1-4 record overall in games the team collectively shoots better than 44.1% from the field.
  • This season, Philadelphia has a 5-1 record against the spread and a 5-1 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot over 42.5% from the field.
  • The 76ers’ 36.4% three-point shooting percentage this season is two percentage points lower than opponents of the Pistons have shot from deep (38.4%).
  • Philadelphia has a 4-1 record against the spread and a 5-0 record overall when the team hits more than 38.4% of its three-point shots.
  • Detroit has put up a 2-3 against the spread while going 2-3 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 36.4% from downtown.
  • The Pistons shoot 35.1% from three-point distance this season. That’s 1.2 percentage points lower than the 76ers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (36.3%).
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS and 1-5 overall when the team makes more than 36.3% of its three-point attempts.
  • Philadelphia has a 3-1-1 ATS record and a 4-1 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 35.1% from three-point distance.
  • The 76ers knock down 11.9 three-pointers per game this season, 1.3 fewer made shots on average than the 13.2 per game the Pistons give up.
  • When Detroit makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 5-3 against the spread and 2-6 overall. When Philadelphia is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 4-3-1 ATS and 4-4 straight up.
  • The 76ers are the 22nd-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Pistons allow the 24th-fewest makes from deep.

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76ers vs Pistons Stat Rankings

76ers Rank 76ers AVG Pistons AVG Pistons Rank
9th 114.3 Points Scored 108.9 21st
18th 110.2 Points Allowed 113.5 23rd
7th 46.7 Rebounds 43.5 16th
16th 9.9 Off. Rebounds 11.1 9th
22nd 11.9 3pt Made 13.2 9th
13th 25.2 Assists 23.9 21st
28th 16.1 Turnovers 13.1 7th

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