Phoenix Suns vs. Detroit Pistons: 1/8/2021 Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on January 8, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (1-7) will attempt to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Phoenix Suns (6-2) on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Little Caesars Arena as 6.5-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup has a point total of 217.5.

Betting Information

Suns vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -6.5 -110 -110 217.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Phoenix Suns or the Detroit Pistons for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Detroit has a 9-1 record against Phoenix. The Pistons also have a 2-0 edge against the spread when squaring off against the Suns.

Suns vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/28/2020 Suns Suns -9 217.5 -387 306 Regular Season 113-111 DET
2/5/2020 Suns Pistons -3 217.5 -149 125 Regular Season 116-108 DET
3/21/2019 Suns Regular Season 118-98 DET
11/25/2018 Pistons Regular Season 118-107 DET
3/20/2018 Suns Regular Season 115-88 DET
11/29/2017 Pistons Regular Season 131-107 DET
3/19/2017 Pistons Regular Season 112-95 DET
11/9/2016 Suns Regular Season 107-100 PHO
12/2/2015 Pistons Regular Season 127-122 DET
11/6/2015 Suns Regular Season 100-92 DET

Suns Betting Information

  • Phoenix has been good against the spread this season, posting a 6-2 record.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 2 of 8 games this season (25%).
Bet on the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship.

Pistons Betting Information

  • Detroit’s record against the spread is 4-4.
  • Detroit and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 5 of 8 (62.5%).
Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Suns and their opponents have totaled at least 217.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 57 of eight opportunities (712.5%) this season.
  • Detroit has played in six games this season (out of eight total matchups — 75% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 217.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 221.3 points per game, 3.8 more points than the over/under of 217.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Suns and the Pistons have seen their opponents average a combined 4.0 more points per game than the over/under of 217.5 set in this game.
  • The average over/under the Suns have had set in games this season is 5.4 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • Pistons games this season have averaged an over/under of 230.6 points, 13.1 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Suns Leaders

  • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who contributes 21.5 points per game.
  • Deandre Ayton paces Phoenix with 11.4 rebounds a game and Chris Paul leads the squad with 8.3 assists per matchup.
  • Mikal Bridges knocks down 2.8 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • Paul leads the team with 0.9 steals per game. Bridges collects 1.4 blocks a contest to pace Phoenix.

Pistons Leaders

  • Jerami Grant outpaced his teammates on the Pistons scoring front by putting up 24.0 points per game. He adds 6.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game this season.
  • When it comes to Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Mason Plumlee with 9.6 rebounds per game and Derrick Rose with 5.4 assists per game.
  • Saddiq Bey leads the Pistons in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.7 made threes per game.
  • Detroit’s Plumlee has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Grant is first in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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