Friday, November 27, 2015
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 8-7 and a road record of 4-5. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 96.9 points per game while giving up 96.3 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 10-6 and a home record of 7-3. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 109.8 points per game and surrendering 103.8, good for a point differential of 6.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 18.1 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 17.8 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 44%.
Russell Westbrook averages 28.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 10.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kevin Durant averages 28.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Detroit averages 96.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 57.1 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.5 per game. The Pistons allow 96.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 109.8 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 55.1 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 16.9 per game. The Thunder allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Thunder force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 5-10-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/26/15 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Knee "?" Friday vs. Oklahoma City
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
10/26/15 PG Brandon Jennings Achilles out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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