Friday, December 4, 2015
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Friday, December 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 192.
The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 7-12 and a road record of 2-8. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.6 as they are averaging 95.3 points per game while giving up 102.8 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 10-9 and a home record of 6-2. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 98.2 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of 0.3.
Greg Monroe comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 16.1 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.9 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Andre Drummond averages 18.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 16.7 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 38%.
Milwaukee averages 95.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 46.3 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.5 per game. The Bucks allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Detroit averages 98.2 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 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 24th in the NBA. They average 57.9 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 9th with 14.4 per game. The Pistons allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Pistons force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/03/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle "?" Friday 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
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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