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Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons Betting Preview – Dec 13, 2023

The Philadelphia 76ers are on the road at the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday in the National Basketball Association. The 76ers come into the game fourth in the Eastern Conference standings. Philadelphia is 15-7 on the season, and have won three straight games. The 76ers are 6-4 on the road this season. On Monday, Philadelphia scored 146 points in a win over the Wizards.

For Detroit, it has been a complete disaster. After starting the season 2-1, Detroit has dropped 20 straight games. The latest loss for the Pistons was at home to the Indiana Pacers on Monday. Detroit is 1-11 at home this season.

The 76ers are big favorites in this game. Philadelphia is listed at -11.5, and the total for this game is set at 232.5.

76ers Looking to Push the Ball

The Philadelphia 76ers come into the game scoring 122 points per game. That ranks third in the Eastern Conference behind the Pacers and Bucks. Philadelphia on the defensive side are allowing 113.2 points per game, which is fourth in the East. The 76ers, in their three game winning streak are winning by an average of 20.3 points per game.

Joel Embiid is the top scorer for the 76ers, THe big man is playing nearly 35 minutes per game, and scoring 33.4 points per game. Embiid scored 34 in the big win on Monday over the Wizards. Tyrese Maxey is putting together a solid season as well for Philadelphia. The guard is scoring 27 points, and dishing out just shy of 7 assists per game.

The 76ers upcoming schedule see a home game against the Pistons on Friday, followed by a road game at Charlotte on Saturday. Three straight home games against the Bulls, Timberwolves and Raptors will lead to the Christmas Night game at Miami.

Unlucky 21 Coming Up?

Things are not going well for Monty Williams in Detroit. In a season that started with high hopes, sees them struggling into Christmas. Cade Cunningham is the top scorer on the team. The point guard is scoring 22 points per game, and dishing out 7.3 assists.

Big man Isaiah Stewart is scoring 10.8 points per game, and is the top rebounder on the team. Detroit is averaging 44.3 rebounds per game. The offense for the Pistons is scoring 108.7 per game, which is only better than Memphis and Portland. Defensively, Detroit is allowing more thanĀ  118 points per game, which is the third worst in the East behind Washington and Charlotte.

The Pistons will play their back to back against the 76ers, and then go to Mulwaukee and Atlanta. Their next home game is December 21st against the Jazz.

Philadelphia Blows out Detroit

The 76ers are going to win this game, and win it in the same fashion they beat the Wizards. Bad, and quick. Detroit is a mess. The Pistons are not going to win this game. Who knows when Detroit will find another win, but they have a problem on their hands. The 76ers win this game by 20+ points on Wednesday. Bet Philadelphia on the road at -11.5 over the Pistons!

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