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The Detroit Pistons (1-7) are underdogs as they attempt to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Phoenix Suns (6-2) on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Little Caesars Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The point total is in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 8, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Suns vs Pistons Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 8

Suns: None

Pistons:
Derrick Rose: Day To Day (Knee),
Josh Jackson: Day To Day (Ankle),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Suns (-6.5)

Pick OU:
Over (218.5)

Prediction:
Pistons 107 Suns 114
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Suns Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Booker 8 21.5 3.8 4.6 0.9 0.3 2.0
Mikal Bridges 8 14.0 5.4 1.1 0.6 1.4 2.8
Deandre Ayton 8 13.4 11.4 1.8 0.4 1.0 0.1
Chris Paul 8 13.3 4.6 8.3 0.9 0.4 0.9
Cameron Johnson 8 13.1 2.8 1.0 0.8 0.4 2.6

Suns Player Props

  • Devin Booker’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 24.5, 3.0 points higher than his season average of 21.5.
  • Deandre Ayton’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 28.5, 2.0 greater than his season average of 26.5.
  • Mikal Bridges’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.3 shots lower than his season average of 2.8.
  • Chris Paul’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 steals greater than his season average of 0.9.

Pistons Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jerami Grant 8 24.0 6.0 1.6 0.9 1.1 2.6
Josh Jackson 6 15.5 4.5 2.0 1.0 0.7 1.5
Derrick Rose 7 15.3 2.3 5.4 1.0 0.3 0.9
Blake Griffin 5 14.2 4.4 3.6 1.2 0.2 2.6
Saddiq Bey 7 10.4 5.0 1.0 0.6 0.0 2.7

Pistons Player Props

  • Jerami Grant’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 19.5, 12.1 less than his season average of 31.6.
  • Mason Plumlee’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 12.5, 8.3 less than his season average of 20.8.
  • Saddiq Bey’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 1.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Grant’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.6 blocks lower than his season average of 1.1.

Shooting Trends

  • The Suns make 47.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 3.6 percentage points lower than the Pistons have allowed to their opponents (50.7%).
  • Phoenix is 0-0 against the spread and 0-0 overall when it shoots better than 50.7% from the field.
  • Detroit is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 47.1% from the field.
  • The Pistons’ 42.8% shooting percentage from the field this season is 3.2 percentage points lower than the Suns have given up to their opponents (46%).
  • Detroit is 1-1 against the spread and 0-2 overall when it shoots higher than 46% from the field.
  • Phoenix is 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot above 42.8% from the field.
  • The Suns are making 39.1% of their three-point shots this season, 0.6% lower than the 39.7% the Pistons allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Phoenix is 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall when it shoots better than 39.7% from distance.
  • Detroit has put up a 1-1 against the spread while going 1-1 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 39.1% from downtown.
  • The Pistons shoot 34.9% from three-point distance this season. That’s 0.1 percentage points lower than the Suns have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35%).
  • Detroit is 2-2 ATS and 0-4 overall when the team hits more than 35% of its three-point attempts.
  • Phoenix has a 2-1 ATS record and a 2-1 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.9% from three-point distance.
  • The Suns’ 14.5 made three-pointers per game this season is 1.1 more made shots on average than the 13.4 per game the Pistons allow.
  • Phoenix has gone 6-1 against the spread and 6-1 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Detroit makes fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 1-3 ATS and 0-4 straight up.
  • The Pistons rank 10th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Suns give up the second-fewest made threes in the league.
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Suns vs Pistons Stat Rankings

Suns Rank Suns AVG Pistons AVG Pistons Rank
19th 109.8 Points Scored 111.5 15th
1st 102.4 Points Allowed 119.1 26th
30th 41.8 Rebounds 44.1 21st
24th 8 Off. Rebounds 11.5 8th
4th 14.5 3pt Made 13.4 10th
9th 25.9 Assists 24 18th
6th 12.9 Turnovers 12.6 4th

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