Pistons vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 22, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 22, 2021

The Houston Rockets (4-9) are  underdogs as they try to turn around a three-game losing streak when they visit the Detroit Pistons (3-11) on Friday, January 22 at Little Caesars Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on SportsNet SW.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 22, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pistons vs Rockets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 22

Pistons:
Josh Jackson: Day To Day (Quad),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Rockets:
Chris Clemons: Out For Season (Achilles),
Danuel House Jr.: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Christian Wood: Out (Undisclosed),
John Wall: Out (Knee)

Pistons and Rockets Records ATS

  • Detroit has a 7-6-1 record ATS this year.
  • 8 of 14 Detroit games this season (57.1%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Houston holds a losing record ATS this season with four wins and nine losses ATS.
  • When they play as at least a 4-point underdog, the Rockets tend to have trouble covering with only a 1-2 record against the spread.
  • Houston and its opponents have typically been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 30.8% (4) of their 13 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • The Pistons are at the 21st spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (109.4 PPG), while the Rockets allow the 20th-fewest points per game (112.4) in the league.
  • The Pistons have a negative point differential on the season (-69 total points, -4.9 per game), as do the Rockets (-36 total points, -2.8 per game).

Pistons Leaders

  • The Pistons scoring leader is Jerami Grant, who puts up 25.4 points per game.
  • Grant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 15.5, 9.9 points lower than his season average of 25.4.
  • Derrick Rose leads Detroit with 4.7 assists a game and Mason Plumlee paces the team with 8.7 rebounds per contest.
  • Rose’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 2.5 greater than his season average of 22.0.
  • Wayne Ellington is the top three-point shooter for the Pistons, hitting 2.7 per game.
  • Ellington’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Detroit’s blocks leader is Grant, who collects 1.2 per game. Plumlee leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.
  • Plumlee’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.9 steals less than his season average of 1.4.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood leads the team in both scoring (23.5 points per game) and rebounding (10.8 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 26.5, 9.2 lower than his season average of 35.7.
  • John Wall puts in work handing out assists and is Houston’s assist leader with 5.1 per game.
  • Wall’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 29.5, 1.1 greater than his season average of 28.4.
  • Victor Oladipo makes more threes per game than any other member of the Rockets, averaging 2.8 treys per game.
  • Oladipo’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 2.8.
  • Nobody on Houston grabs more steals than Oladipo (1.8 per game) or blocks more shots than Wood (1.8 per game).
  • Wood’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 1.8.

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