Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 17-14 and a road record of 7-9. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 101.1 points per game while giving up 99.9 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 14-18 and a home record of 7-8. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 97.7 points per game and surrendering 99.6, good for a point differential of -1.9.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Andre Drummond averages 18.3 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 16.3 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 38%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 21.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Detroit averages 101.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 58.3 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.3 per game. The Pistons allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
New York averages 97.7 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 10th with 14.4 per game. The Knicks allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Knicks force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 17-12-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 15-16-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 18-14-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 15-16-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
New York Knicks Injuries
12/28/15 F Lou Amundson Back "?" Tuesday vs. Detroit
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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