Detroit Pistons vs Phoenix Suns Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Detroit Pistons vs Phoenix Suns Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Detroit Pistons vs Phoenix Suns Prediction: The Phoenix Suns are expected to win the upcoming game against the Detroit Pistons as per the latest prediction.


The Detroit Pistons have a major challenge ahead as they are set to face the Phoenix Suns in the upcoming NBA fixture on Friday night. The Pistons managed to end their 7-game losing streak with a 110-108 win over the Denver Nuggets in the last game. It would surely be a mammoth task for Detroit to avoid another defeat against the mighty Suns.

The Phoenix Suns will aim to continue the winning streak in home games when they host the Pistons at the FootPrint Center Arena. The Suns have been in excellent form this season. They clinched the top spot in the Western Conference after giving a 115-105 defeat to the LA Lakers in the last matchup. Phoenix would like to consolidate their position by dominating the Pistons in the upcoming clash.

Key Insights

The Pistons got a much-awaited win by giving a home defeat to the Nuggets.

The Detroit Pistons got a close win in the last game against the Nuggets. They started the game with a record of 3-15, the worst among all teams. It was a thrilling battle. Jokic tried his best for the Nuggets. The Pistons led by 2 points heading into the fourth quarter. They extended their lead to 12. Denver made a comeback to reduce the gap but they failed to avoid the loss in the end.

Bojan Bogdanovic looked in excellent touch again. He secured 22 points with 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the Pistons. Alec Burks gave a valuable contribution of 21 points and 2 assists off the bench.

The Suns continued their dominance at home by defeating the Lakers in the last matchup.

The Pheonix Suns looked in good control of the game right from the start. They restricted the 3-pointer shooting of the Lakers to just 18.2%.  The Suns were on top in the offense as well. The third quarter was the most happening one. A flagrant-1 foul was called on Devin Booker against Austin Reaves. The Lakers’ Patrick Beverley was ejected for shoving Deandre Ayton just after that.

Mikal Bridges and Devin Booker were the top performers for the Suns. Both of them added 50 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists together. Deandre Ayton finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds.

Pistons vs Suns Prediction: Recent Form

Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons had very few memorable games as of now. Currently, they are at 4-15 in the last position of the Eastern Conference. Detroit won only 1 of the last 5 games. At home, they have a record of 3-5 so far. The Pistons won only 1 of the 11 away fixtures.

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have started showing a glimpse of their ruthless form in the last regular season. They are currently at 11-6 in the top spot of the Western Conference. The Suns won 3 of the last 5 games. They have an excellent record of 9-1 in home games this season. On the road trips, Phoenix won 2 out of 7 matchups.

Detroit Pistons vs Phoenix Suns Prediction: Winning Odds

Looking at the stats and metrics of the current season, It is expected to be a one-sided affair for the Suns to secure a home win on Friday. They have been better than the Pistons in almost all the offensive and defensive stats till now.

The Suns have looked flawless in home games this season. Devin Booker is averaging 27.4 points per game for the suns. The Pistons will hope for another good contribution from Bojan Bogdanovic who has played with an average of 20.6 points per game as of now.

Spread

  • Detroit Pistons: +12.5(-111)
  • Phoenix Suns: -12.5(-111)

Moneyline

  • Detroit Pistons: +650
  • Phoenix Suns: -901

Winning Probability:

  • Detroit Pistons: 12%
  • Phoenix Suns: 88%

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Pistons vs Suns Prediction: Team Stats

Detroit Pistons

  • The Detroit Pistons have maintained a low scoring rate of 109.4 points per game. In shooting, they got a success rate of 43.8% in field goals and 32.7% in 3-pointers. The average number of assists per game stands at 21.3.
  • The Pistons played with an average of 43.1 rebounds per game along with 6.5 steals and 4.1 blocks per game.

Phoenix Suns

  • The Phoenix Suns played with a decent scoring average of 115.1 points per game. They shot 47.2% from the field and 38.2% from the 3-pointer. The Sun’s average number of assists per game is currently at 27.7.
  • The Suns rebounded with an average of 43.1 rebounds per game. The averages of steals and blocks per game stand at 7.5 and 5.8 respectively.

Pistons vs Suns Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 141 regular season matchups between these two sides in the NBA. The rivalry looks very interesting as the Detroit Pistons are ahead by just 1 game, winning 71 fixtures. The Phoenix Suns won 70 games.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, 3 games were won by the Suns and 2 by the Pistons. The previous meeting took place in the last season on 16 January 2022. The Phoenix Suns won that game with a score of 135-108.

Pistons vs Suns Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Detroit Pistons

Bojan Bogdanovic (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 20.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.9 | Assists Per Game: 2.4

Alec Burks (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.0 | Steals Per Game: 1.2

Jaden Ivey (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Assists Per Game: 4.2

Phoenix Suns

Devin Booker (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 27.4 | Assists Per Game: 5.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.8

Mikal Bridges (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 16.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.5 | Assists Per Game: 3.5

Deandre Ayton (Center)

Points Per Game: 14.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.5 | Assists Per Game: 2.2

Pistons vs Suns Injuries

Detroit Pistons

  • Saddiq Bey (Small Forward)
  • Cade Cunningham (Point Guard)
  • Isaiah Stewart (Center)

Phoenix Suns

  • Landry Shamet (Shooting Guard)
  • Chris Paul (Point Guard)
  • Cameron Johnson (Small Forward)
  • Jae Crowder (Power Forward)

Pistons vs Suns Prediction: Predicted Winner

The Detroit Pistons would require a miraculous performance to trouble the Suns on Friday. They had a very disappointing campaign till now. The only positive they have is the winning momentum they got in the last game. On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns will look to give no chance to the Pistons in their home arena. They are expected to secure a big win against the Pistons. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Suns for this fixture.

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