Sunday, November 8, 2015
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has Portland as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 4-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 95.6 points per game while giving up 92.2 per contest. The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 4-2 and a home record of 2-1. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 103.8 points per game and surrendering 99, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Andre Drummond averages 18.6 points per game in 38.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 19 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 46%.
Damian Lillard averages 27.3 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year for the Trail Blazers. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. C.J. McCollum averages 22.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Detroit averages 95.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 63.6 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 16.2 per game. The Pistons allow 92.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 18 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Portland averages 103.8 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 55.3 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Trail Blazers rank 18th with 15.8 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 99 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 17.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Trail Blazers force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 4-1-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 3-2-1 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
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/07/15 G Gerald Henderson Hip "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/29/15 F Cliff Alexander Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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