Saturday, January 9, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 10-25 and a road record of 4-13. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.4 as they are averaging 96.4 points per game while giving up 102.8 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 20-16 and a home record of 12-5. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 99.3, good for a point differential of 1.9.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.9 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.8 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Andre Drummond averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 15.7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 36%.
Brooklyn averages 96.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Detroit averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 58.6 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 9th with 14.1 per game. The Pistons allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Pistons force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 20-15-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 14-20-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 20-14-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 18-18-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack ACL out for season
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
01/07/16 C Andre Drummond Knee injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Brooklyn
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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