76ers vs. Pistons Prediction

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Detroit Pistons 10/23/18, Prediction & Odds

The Detroit Pistons have won both of their games to start this season and now face their toughest test tonight at home versus the Philadelphia 76ers. Can Detroit stay undefeated despite being a small underdog in the contest?

Game Snapshot

701 Philadelphia 76ers at 702 Detroit Pistons

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Little Caesars Arena at 7:05PM ET


Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our NBA Odds & Betting Page.


Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Sixers are a 2-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 217.5 points. As of Tuesday morning, 59 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Philadelphia. Check out our NBA Public Betting Page for the latest info.

76ers squeak by Magic

J.J. Redick hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining Saturday night at home as Philadelphia edged Orlando. Joel Embiid poured in 32 points on 13-of-26 shooting while pulling down 10 rebounds and dishing out three assists in the win. Redick had 31 points along with four rebounds and four assists off the bench. Dario Saric tallied 13 points, nine boards and five assists. Robert Covington added 12 points, four rebounds and two steals. Ben Simmons left the game with a neck injury after playing eight minutes and is questionable for tonight.

Smith provides go-ahead basket

Ish Smith scored all 15 of his points in the second half and scored the go-ahead basket in the final minute as Detroit edged host Chicago by a count of 118-116. Blake Griffin led the way with 33 points on 12-of-23 shooting including 5-of-7 from 3-point range. He added 12 rebounds and five assists. Reggie Bullock scored 16 points, while Smith had five assists and three boards to go with the 15 points. Reggie Jackson recorded 18 points and six assists. Andre Drummond had a double-double of 10 points and 13 rebounds. Stanley Johnson added 10 points and seven boards.

NBA Betting Trends


The 76ers are 0-4 ATS in their last four road games. Philadelphia is 0-5 ATS when its opponent allows 100 or more points in its previous game.


The Pistons are 0-4 ATS in the last four meetings. The under is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Detroit.


Detroit has won by slim margins over Brooklyn and Chicago to begin the season, not exactly inspiring a lot of confidence that will continue with regularity. But with Simmons out, that would make life easier for the Pistons tonight. There is some animosity between Embiid and Drummond, so the latter will certainly be properly motivated tonight. The Pistons have some confidence right now, so bettors should take advantage. Bet on the hosts tonight.



NBA Headlines

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Anthony Davis isn't completely sure if he's going to play in Sunday's All-Star game. He doesn't know how much the New Orleans Pelicans will have him play the rest of this seas...
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
    10:30 p.m.
    Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo is the NBA's slam dunk champion.
    Going over Shaquille O'Neal in ...
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Milwaukee has the best record in the NBA, Denver has its coaching staff at the All-Star Game and Sacramento is in position to end the league's longest current playoff drought....
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
    9:35 p.m.
    Brooklyn's Joe Harris held off Golden State's Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest at All-Star Sa...
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
    8:40 p.m.
    Boston's Jayson Tatum hit a 3-pointer from just beyond midcourt to beat Atlanta's Trae Young in the f...

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Slam Dunk Contest Prediction Which of the four contenders will emerge as the league’s top dunker tonight when the NBA Slam Dunk Contest takes part of All-Star Saturday...
Thumbnail NBA 3-Point Contest Prediction Which NBA sharpshooter will take home the All-Star 3-point Contestchampionship in tonight’s exciting display as part of All-Star Saturday Night.
Thumbnail All-Star Skills Challenge Prediction The annual NBA All-Star Saturday Night Festivities will kick off with the All-Star Skills Challenge. Which dynamic player will come away with the victory in...
Thumbnail Rising Stars Challenge MVP Prediction The 2019 NBA Rising Star Challenge kicks off All-Star Weekend tonight at 9PM ET. Which young star will put on the best...
Thumbnail NBA Rising Stars Challenge Prediction Which collection of young NBA talent will come through tonight when the U.S. faces the World in the Rising Stars Challenge at...