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Basketball Betting: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Detroit Pistons

Basketball betting on Friday features an intriguing Eastern Conference matchup as the Philadelphia 76ers travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons.

This one features the basketball betting intangible of Detroit’s Allen Iverson opposing his old team. Basketball betting value on the Philadelphia 76ers has not been what was expected. With the off season acquisition of Elton Brand from the LA Clippers, online basketball betting handicappers had high expectations for Philly and that has, perhaps, hurt their value on the basketball betting lines along with poor and uninspired play.

Philadelphia had a basketball betting record of 7-9 straight up and 6-9 against the spread. The Sixers had an over under basketball betting mark of 4 over/10 under/1 push. In away basketball betting action Philadelphia was 2-5 against the spread with 2 over/4 under/1 push on the totals board.

From November 19 through November 28 the Sixers suffered a basketball betting drought in which they got the cash in just 2 out of 6 games. Brand did his part in the basketball betting campaign as he led the Sixers in scoring with an average of 17-points per game.

He also led in rebounds with 10-per game. Detroit is one of the most interesting teams in online basketball betting. With Allen Iverson, there is always a story and a basketball betting angle, the latest of which was his blowing off Thanksgiving practice. Detroit had a basketball betting mark of 10-5 straight up and 8-7 against the basketball betting lines.

The Pistons had an over under basketball betting mark of 8-7 over the total. In home basketball betting action Detroit was 3-4 against the spread with 4 of the 7 games going under the total. The day after the Thanksgiving controversy the Pistons won and covered over Milwaukee 107-97 as 9-point home chalks.

Iverson led Detroit in scoring with an average of 18.4-per game. Rasheed Wallace led in rebounds with an average of 8.9-per game. From November 16 through November 28 Detroit went under the total in 5 out of 6 games.

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