Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, December 2, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 10-10. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 99.4 points per game while giving up 97.5 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 10-9. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.8 points per game and surrendering 99.9, good for a point differential of 1.9.
Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Andre Drummond averages 14.3 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 13.2 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 47%.
Dennis Schroder averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Paul Millsap averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Detroit averages 99.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 11.5 per game. The Pistons allow 97.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Atlanta averages 101.8 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 54.8 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 29th with 17.5 per game. The Hawks allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 105.7 and a defensive rating of 103.7. In terms of pace they average 94.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 10.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 102.6 and they have a defensive rating of 100.7. They get 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 15.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 8-12-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/25/16 F Reggie Bullock Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/01/16 F Mike Scott Knee "?" Friday vs. Detroit
12/01/16 F Paul Millsap Hip "?" Friday vs. Detroit
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -4.5
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