Pistons face the Rockets on 13-game slide

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Houston Rockets (9-20, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (4-23, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit comes into the matchup against Houston after losing 13 in a row.

The Pistons are 2-11 on their home court. Detroit gives up 109.9 points and has been outscored by 9.8 points per game.

The Rockets have gone 2-13 away from home. Houston has a 4-14 record against opponents above .500.

The teams square off for the second time this season. In the last meeting on Nov. 11 the Pistons won 112-104 led by 35 points from Jerami Grant, while Jalen Green scored 23 points for the Rockets.

TOP PERFORMERS: Isaiah Stewart is averaging 7.6 points and 8.1 rebounds for the Pistons. Cade Cunningham is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Christian Wood is shooting 45.8% and averaging 16.5 points for the Rockets. Jae'Sean Tate is averaging 14.3 points over the last 10 games for Houston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 0-10, averaging 101.9 points, 43.4 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 41.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.5 points per game.

Rockets: 6-4, averaging 111.0 points, 40.8 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 7.4 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.9 points.

INJURIES: Pistons: Jerami Grant: out (thumb), Kelly Olynyk: out (knee).

Rockets: Christian Wood: day to day (knee), Jalen Green: out (hamstring), Eric Gordon: out (groin), Danuel House Jr.: out (ankle), Kevin Porter Jr.: out (thigh).

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

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