Sunday, November 15, 2015
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, November 15, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.5.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 5-3 and a road record of 3-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 96.8 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 1-8 and a home record of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 99.4 points per game and surrendering 106.2, good for a point differential of -6.8.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 21.9 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Andre Drummond averages 18.8 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 19.3 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Kobe Bryant averages 16.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Julius Randle averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Detroit averages 98.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 58.6 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.8 per game. The Pistons allow 96.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 99.4 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 54.4 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 12th with 15.1 per game. The Lakers allow 106.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Lakers force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 2-6-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
10/26/15 PG Brandon Jennings Achilles out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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