Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 11/16/2014
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills
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On Monday night, the Orlando Magic will be playing the Detroit Pistons in a game that will feature two offenses that have struggled to score so far this season. Orlando beat Detroit in two out of their three games against them during the 2013-14 season.
The Magic had their two-game winning streak come to an end on Saturday night when they were beaten 98-93 by the Washington Wizards on the road. They didn't take care of the ball in that loss, finishing with 15 turnovers.
Through 11 games, the Magic are near the bottom of the league in scoring with just 96.1 points per game. Center Nikola Vucevic has played like an All-Star so far this year by averaging 18.2 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. Small forward Tobias Harris is averaging 17.9 points and 8.5 boards per game for them.
On Saturday night, the Pistons lost for the fourth time in their last five games when they were defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies 95-88 on the road. In that loss, they did get positive contributions from their bench and they took care of the ball better than they had all season, finishing with just nine turnovers.
The Pistons have done well to hold opponents to just 96.8 points per game, but their offense only been able to score 93 points per game. Point guard Brandon Jennings has played well for them, though, by averaging 16.2 points, six assists and one steal per game.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
Orlando Magic are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
Orlando Magic are 6-5-0 against the Over/Under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
Detroit Pistons are 3-7-0 Against the Spread
Detroit Pistons are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/16/14 F Kyle O'Quinn Ankle doubtful Monday vs. Detroit
11/16/14 G Luke Ridnour Personal "?" Monday vs. Detroit
11/13/14 G Devyn Marble Shoulder out indefinitely
11/12/14 F Cartier Martin Foot out indefinitely
10/24/14 G Jodie Meeks Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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