Monday, November 30, 2015
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Houston Rockets travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Monday, November 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.5.
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The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 6-10 and a road record of 2-3. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.5 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 107.3 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 4-2. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 96.3 points per game and surrendering 96.7, good for a point differential of -0.4.
James Harden comes into this contest averaging 30.1 points per game while playing 39.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Dwight Howard averages 13.6 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 12.7 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.1 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 17.1 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 44%.
Houston averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.4 per game. The Rockets allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Detroit averages 96.2 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 56.2 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 8th with 14.1 per game. The Pistons allow 96.7 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 21st and 19th in those defensive statistics. 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. The Pistons force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-13-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 6-8-2 against the over/under
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
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/18/15 F Sam Dekker Back out indefinitely
11/06/15 F Donatas Motiejunas Back out indefinitely
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
Josh's Pick: Take Houston
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