The Philadelphia 76ers have secured the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and close out the regular season in Detroit on Thursday night. All updates odds can be found at Top Bet sportsbook.
The Pistons come into this game with just 24 wins on the season. While that is not an impressive mark, the Pistons do play solid defense only giving up 96 points per game. It is on the offensive end where they struggle, only scoring about 90 points per game on average for the season. The Pistons fell to the Pacers in their last game by a score of 103-97 on Monday night.
The 76ers have had an up and down season, but all in all they have played very well given preseason expectations. They find themselves locked into the 8th playoff spot in the east. The Sixers are second in the league as far as points per game given up on defense and from an offensive perspective they only score 93 points per game.
The Pistons have just three wins in their last 11 games heading into their match-up with the Sixers on Thursday. The Pistons have also been a poor play while they are at home as Detroit is just 2-4 against the spread in their last six home games. The Sixers have four wins in their last five outings, and Philly has won six of their last seven road games.
Philadelphia will need to rest up for the playoffs and the Pistons have shown the desire to win so take the Pistons and the points at the sportsbook.