Sunday, November 29, 2015
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, November 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 197.
The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 8-8 and a road record of 4-6. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 96.3 points per game while giving up 96.7 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 3-12 and a home record of 2-3. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.9 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -7.9.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 17.9 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 17.1 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 44%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.1 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Jarrett Jack averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Detroit averages 96.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 56.2 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 14.1 per game. The Pistons allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 96.9 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 12th with 14.9 per game. The Nets allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Nets force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-8-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/27/15 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Knee "?" Sunday vs. Brooklyn
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
10/26/15 PG Brandon Jennings Achilles out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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