Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Boston as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.5.
The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 19-16 and a road record of 7-11. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 101.2 points per game while giving up 99.4 per contest. The Celtics have an overall record of 19-15 and a home record of 9-9. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 102.9 points per game and surrendering 99, good for a point differential of 4.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Andre Drummond averages 18.1 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 16 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 37%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 20.9 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Avery Bradley averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Detroit averages 101.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 58.5 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 14 per game. The Pistons allow 99.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Boston averages 102.9 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 53.6 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 18th with 14.9 per game. The Celtics allow 99 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Celtics force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 19-14-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 18-17-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 19-14-1 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 15-18-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
Boston Celtics Injuries
01/04/16 PG Avery Bradley Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
01/04/16 G R.J. Hunter Shoulder "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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