Saturday, November 21, 2015
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Washington Wizards travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 5-4 and a road record of 2-2. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.1 as they are averaging 104.3 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 6-5 and a home record of 3-1. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 97.3 points per game and surrendering 97.4, good for a point differential of -0.1.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Bradley Beal averages 22.7 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Reggie Jackson averages 20.6 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Andre Drummond averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 18.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 42%.
Washington averages 104.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 23 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.4 per game. The Wizards allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 24.9 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Detroit averages 97.3 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 57.8 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd 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 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Pistons force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 7-2-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/20/15 G Bradley Beal Shoulder doubtful Saturday vs. Detroit
11/06/15 F Martell Webster Hip out for season
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle 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
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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