Toronto Raptors at Detroit Pistons Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/18/2014
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills
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The Toronto Raptors, who are a solid 7-3 away from home so far this year, will be visiting the Detroit Pistons on Friday. Toronto seemed to enjoy playing the Pistons last season, sweeping their three-game series against them.
In their last game, the Raptors were able to pick up their fourth straight win when they routed the Brooklyn Nets 105-89 at home. They made 51.3 percent of their field goal attempts in that win and only turned the ball over nine times.
The Raptors are in the bottom 10 in the NBA in rebounding, but they are also one of the top three scoring teams in the league. Through 26 games, point guard Kyle Lowry has been Toronto’s best player by averaging 19.6 points and 7.8 assists per game.
On Wednesday night, the Pistons lost their second game in a row when the Dallas Mavericks beat them 117-106 in Detroit. They were outrebounded 45-42 in that loss and allowed the Mavs to shoot 50.6 percent from the field.
Through 26 games, the Pistons are one of the bottom three teams in the league in scoring by averaging less than 95 points per game. Power forward Greg Monroe is averaging a team-high 14.5 points per game this season while grabbing nine rebounds per game. Point guard Brandon Jennings has scored 12.4 points per game and is leading the team with 6.2 assists per game.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
Toronto Raptors are 16-10-0 Against the Spread
Toronto Raptors are 15-11-0 against the Over/Under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
Detroit Pistons are 8-18-0 Against the Spread
Detroit Pistons are 11-15-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/30/14 G DeMar DeRozan Groin out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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