Houston plays Detroit on 8-game road skid

Houston Rockets (11-37, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (13-37, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Houston will aim to end its eight-game road losing streak when the Rockets visit Detroit.

The Pistons are 6-18 in home games. Detroit averages 14.2 turnovers per game and is 8- when it wins the turnover battle.

The Rockets are 4-21 in road games. Houston is 3-21 in games decided by 10 or more points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 21.3 points for the Pistons. Saddiq Bey is averaging 15.1 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Jalen Green is scoring 21.7 points per game and averaging 4.1 rebounds for the Rockets. Alperen Sengun is averaging 16.2 points and 8.8 rebounds over the last 10 games for Houston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 3-7, averaging 117.5 points, 40.3 rebounds, 25.1 assists, 8.8 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 125.9 points per game.

Rockets: 1-9, averaging 111.4 points, 46.6 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 6.1 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.7 points.

INJURIES: Pistons: Marvin Bagley III: out (hand), Cade Cunningham: out for season (shin), Cory Joseph: day to day (back).

Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr.: out (foot), Eric Gordon: day to day (knee).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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