Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 99.0 points per game while giving up 91.3 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 1-3. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 104 points per game and surrendering 111, good for a point differential of -7.
Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 16.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Tobias Harris averages 18.7 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Jeremy Lin averages 16.3 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Brook Lopez averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Detroit averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 59 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14 per game. The Pistons allow 91.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 104 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7 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 29% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 23rd with 16.2 per game. The Nets allow 111 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 27.2 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Nets force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 104.2 and a defensive rating of 96.1. In terms of pace they average 95 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 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 10.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%.
The Nets rating on offense is 102.5 and they have a defensive rating of 109.4. They get 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/31/16 F Reggie Bullock Back "?" Tuesday vs. New York
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/31/16 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
10/31/16 G Randy Foye Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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