Pistons vs Rockets Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, January 28, 2023

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A game featuring a struggling NBA team, the Houston Rockets (11-38) and the Detroit Pistons (13-37) will commence at Little Caesars Arena on January 28, 2023. The Rockets have lost two in a row and are 1-9 in their past 10 games. They are 4.5-point underdogs. The point total is set as 236.5 points for this contest.

How to bet Pistons vs. Rockets

Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Pistons as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Pistons have -175 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +147 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 236.5 points.

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Pistons vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 28, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSDE
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Pistons vs. Rockets Betting Trends

The Pistons are 22-27-1 against the spread this season. Detroit has split the two contests it has played as odds-on favorites this season. Pistons games this year have hit the over on 30 of 49 set point totals.

The Rockets have played 49 games, with 17 wins against the spread. Houston has been the underdog on the moneyline 47 total times this season. Houston has finished 11-36 in those games. Rockets games this year have hit the over on 23 of 49 set point totals (46.9%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Pistons Leaders
Bojan Bogdanovic 47 21.3 3.7 2.7 0.6 0.1 2.5
Jaden Ivey 46 15.1 4.1 4.5 1 0.2 1.3
Saddiq Bey 46 14.7 4.5 1.5 0.9 0.2 1.9
Alec Burks 37 13.5 3 2.2 0.8 0.1 1.9
Isaiah Stewart 39 11.5 8 1.2 0.4 0.7 1.3


Rockets Leaders
Alperen Sengun 45 15.5 8.9 3.6 0.8 1 0.2
Eric Gordon 42 12.2 2.1 2.6 0.5 0.4 1.8
Jabari Smith Jr. 46 12 6.9 1 0.5 1 1.7
Kenyon Martin Jr. 49 11.2 5.3 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.9
Tari Eason 49 8.3 5.5 1 1.1 0.6 0.7
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Pistons vs. Rockets Injury Report

Rockets: Jalen Green: Out (Calf), Kevin Porter: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

Detroit’s defense ranks second-worst in the NBA with 120.3 points allowed per contest, but its offense has provided a lift, putting up 112.8 points per game (19th-ranked in league). The Pistons are scoring 114.3 points per game this season at home, which is three more points than they’re averaging on the road (111.3). The Pistons’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, racking up 117.5 points per contest compared to the 112.8 they’ve averaged this year.

Detroit is 17th in the NBA with 11.7 threes per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 18th with a 35.7% shooting percentage from downtown. The Pistons have taken 62.6% two-pointers and 37.4% threes this year. Of the team’s buckets, 70.6% are two-pointers and 29.4% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

In 2022-23, Houston is second-worst in the league offensively (109.4 points scored per game) and 24th defensively (117.1 points conceded). At home the Rockets are scoring 108.4 points per game, two fewer points than they are averaging away (110.4). In their past 10 games, the Rockets are averaging 109.5 points per game, 0.1 more than their season average (109.4).

Beyond the arc, Houston is 21st in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.2). It is second-worst in 3-point percentage at 32.7%. In 2022-23, the Rockets have attempted 38.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 61.1% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 28.4% of the Rockets’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 71.6% have been 2-pointers.

Pistons vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

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Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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