76ers vs. Pistons NBA Free Pick
PHILADELPHIA, PA (ATS Consultants) – The 76ers (11-9 SU, 10-10 ATS) are coming off a 92-79 road loss to Boston on Saturday, getting 6. The Pistons travel to the Wells Fargo Center to face Philadelphia on Monday night at 7pmET.
Last game: Detroit (+7.5) over PHILADELPHIA, 94-76. The Detroit Pistons (7-15 SU, 10-12 ATS) are looking for some consistency, after beating Cleveland on the road, 104-97, giving 1.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Sixers opened as a 6.5-point favorite and moved to 6 in
most books. The total opened at 186 and remained there in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 61% of NBA public bettors currently favor the 76ers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Philadelphia over Detroit. According to the latest NBA trends, Detroit is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games, 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win and are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. Philadelphia 6-1 ATS L7 following a SU loss of more than 10 points, Favorite is 4-1 ATS L5 in series, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and are 24-11 ATS in their last 35 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record.
The Sixers look to rebound Monday when they host the Detroit Pistons after a bad outing on Saturday. Fortunately they take on one of the worst road teams in the league on Monday. Detroit (2-10 SU on the road), needed 30 points from Brandon Knight to beat Cleveland on Saturday. One consistent aspect of Philadelphia's season has been third-year guard Evan Turner, who has reached double figures in a career-high 12 straight games. The Sixers have the athletes in Turner, Jrue Holiday, Jason Richardson and Thaddeus Young to keep up with Detroit's guards (Rodney Stuckey and Knight). They'll look to turn the pace up and get some transition baskets. They'll use a top-notch defense, which allows 94.4ppg (7th in the league), to hold Detroit down.
2012 NBA FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS -6