Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Miami Heat travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 190.5.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 9-4 and a road record of 1-2. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 97.5 points per game while giving up 91.8 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 7-7 and a home record of 3-2. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 96.4 points per game and surrendering 97.4, good for a point differential of -1.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Chris Bosh averages 17.9 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.4 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 17.6 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 44%.
Miami averages 97.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 54 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.9 per game. The Heat allow 91.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Detroit averages 96.4 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 56.9 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 16th with 15.1 per game. The Pistons allow 97.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Pistons force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 2-11-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 7-7-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 5-9-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/24/15 C Hassan Whiteside Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
11/23/15 F Amar'e Stoudemire Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
10/26/15 PG Brandon Jennings Achilles out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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