Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 8-10. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 97.5 points per game while giving up 97.1 per contest. The Celtics have an overall record of 10-7. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per game and surrendering 103.4, good for a point differential of 1.1.
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Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.6 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 91%. Andre Drummond averages 14.6 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 13.4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 46%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 26 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Al Horford averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Detroit averages 97.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 11.5 per game. The Pistons allow 97.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Boston averages 104.5 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 6th with 12.6 per game. The Celtics allow 103.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Celtics force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 103.7 and a defensive rating of 103.2. In terms of pace they average 94 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 22% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 10.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Celtics rating on offense is 108.5 and they have a defensive rating of 107.4. They get 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Boston turns the ball over on 11.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 6-12-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 10-7-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 5-12-0 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
Boston Celtics Injuries
11/28/16 C Al Horford Personal "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Boston -8
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