Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Suns versus the Pistons? Tip off is at at 3:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BSDE. The game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. The Suns are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Pistons. The over/under for the game is set at 222 points.
Facing the Pistons, the Suns currently hold an overall record of 2-4 and aim to end their three game losing streak. At the moment, the team holds 13th place in the Western Conference and 5th place in the Pacific division.
Phoenix has an overall ATS record of 3-3 so far this season, with a 1-2 record at home and a 2-1 record on the road. In their last two home games, Phoenix has failed to cover the spread.
This year’s Phoenix offense is ranked 10th in field goal percentage, 6th in free throw attempts per game, and 14th in points per game in the NBA. The Suns have allowed a field goal percentage of 44.8%, 20.3 free throw attempts per game, and 111.2 points per game.
Defensively, the Suns rank 14th in the NBA, allowing an average of 111.2 points per game. They also rank 16th in steals allowed, with 7.7 per game, and hold the 5th position in the league for three-point percentage allowed, with 32.7%.
As they prepare to face off against the Suns, the Pistons are 2-4 overall and are looking to snap a three game losing streak. Currently, the team is 10th in the Eastern Conference as well as 3rd in the Central division.
For the season, Detroit has a .500 ATS record and currently stands at 3-3 ATS. On the road, the Pistons have a 2-2 ATS record, while at home they have a 1-1 record against the spread.
On offense, Detroit is currently averaging 99.2 possessions per game, ranking 16th in the NBA, with a field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 30th in the league. They have scored an average of 110 points per game, ranking 19th in the NBA, this season (2023-2024).
Detroit’s comes into the game with a defensive effective field goal percentage of 50.4, placing them 7th in the NBA. They are ranked 11th in the NBA for allowing an average of 110.5 points per game and 27th for having 6.2 blocked shots per game.
A season ago, the Phoenix Suns had a 2-1 straight-up record against the Detroit Pistons during the 2022-2023 season. The combined scoring average in these games was 220.3 points per game. Furthermore, the Suns held a 2-1 ATS record against the Pistons.
The Suns and Pistons did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Suns have a record of 3-0. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 222 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Pistons on the road, they are 2-1 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Pistons vs. Suns in Arizona
We’re putting our money on the Suns to win, and have the projected score sitting at 113-98. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Suns at -6.5. As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 222, and our model projects the Suns and Pistons to reach a combined total of 211 points. Our bet is on taking the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns -6.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 222