Philadelphia 76ers versus Detroit Pistons Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 12-10-2012

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The 7-15 Detroit Pistons will travel to play the 11-9 Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from Philadelphia is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA TV.

The current NBA odds from this game has the home team Philadelphia 76ers favored by -6 ½ points with an over under line of 186 points. When the odds opened up a few hours ago it was Philadelphia favored by -6 points with a total of 186 ½ points. There has been a ½ point move home team 76ers and a ½ point move on the under.

Detroit and Philadelphia met once this season on November 14th and it was Detroit with the 94-76 road win at Philadelphia as a +7 ½ point underdog. The game went under 186 points.

The Pistons are a miserable 2-10 straight up on the road this season. They pick up a road win on Saturday night as they defeat a bad Cleveland team 104-97 as a -1 point favorite. The win snapped a two game losing streak. Guard Brandon Knight had a solid performance with 30 points and seven boards on 10 of 20 shooting. Detroit defends well allowing just 43.4% shooting from the field but the team struggles for offense with just 94 points a game and 23rd in the league. Center Greg Monroe leads the team with 15 points a game.

The 76ers are just 7-5 on their home court. They have lost three of their past four games. They are suffering through another poor offensive season where the 76ers have trouble scoring. They put up just 92 points a game which is 27th in the NBA and makes just 42.5% of their shots. They come off a 92-79 road defeat on Saturday night to the Boston Celtics as a +6 point underdog.