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(32-39) Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets (57-14)
The Detroit Pistons are one of the worst teams in the Eastern Conference this season. Detroit is currently seven games under .500 this season, and have no shot at making the postseason this year. The Houston Rockets are coming off a huge win against the Portland Trailblazers, 115-111 at Moda Center.
The last time the Pistons and Rockets faced each other, was January 6th. The Pistons got the win, 108-101. Look for the Rockets to have revenge on their mind in this matchup.
The Detroit Pistons can’t figure out why they have been so bad since the Blake Griffin trade. Everyone thought the Griffin trade to Detroit would put the Pistons over the top, now the team is already making summer vacation plans. The Piston are 2-3 over their last five games.
Aside from the Pistons poor play, the team recently beat the Phoenix Suns, 115-88. Detroit shot 44.8 percent from the floor, and 41.7 percent from three in the 27 point win. Detroit was led by Blake Griffin. Griffin was 9 of 15 from the field, and finished the game with 26 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds.
Griffin’s near triple double performance, is just what Detroit needed to get the win over the Suns. Detroit held Phoenix to 88 points. A large reason for the Suns low scoring was because Devin Booker was out for Phoenix. Booker is out with a right hand injury.
The Houston Rockets are coming off an emotional win over the red hot Portland Trailblazers, 115-111. The Rockets shot 48 percent from the floor and 52 percent from three point land in the win. James Harden was a big reason why the Rockets were able to get the win. He finished with 42 points.
Aside from Harden’s performance, the Rockets Chris Paul was 6 of 16 with 22 points, six assists and eight rebounds. The Rockets beating the Trailblazers was their fifth win in their last five games. Houston is not joke at the Toyota Center this season. The Rockets are 27-6 at home this year.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-1 in DET last 8 vs. Western Conference.
- Under is 15-5-1 in DET last 21 vs. NBA Southwest.
- DET are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games.
- Under is 9-3 in HOU last 12 vs. NBA Central.
Free Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets NBA Prediction:
The Pistons are going to give it all they have got to win this game. Expect Blake Griffin to step up to the challenge against the Rockets, but have their hands full doing so.
The Rockets are looking to continue winning games, and try to sure up the top spot in the Western Conference this year. If they can do so, the Championship will have to come through the Toyota Center.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Rockets
Take the Rockets to handle Detroit in this one. The Pistons don’t have what it takes to beat Houston at home this year.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Rockets 121 – Pistons 103
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