Wednesday, December 9, 2015
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 191.
The Grizzlies come into this game with an overall record of 12-9 and a road record of 5-5. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.2 as they are averaging 96.3 points per game while giving up 99.6 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 12-10 and a home record of 8-2. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 98.3 points per game and surrendering 97.8, good for a point differential of 0.5.
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Grizzlies. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Zach Randolph averages 14 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.3 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Andre Drummond averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 16.5 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 37%.
Memphis averages 96.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 13.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Detroit averages 98.3 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 58.1 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Pistons allow 97.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Pistons force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-11-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 12-10-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 9-13-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/14/15 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 F Jarell Martin Foot out indefinitely
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
10/26/15 PG Brandon Jennings Achilles out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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