Monday, February 1, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, February 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 25-23 and a road record of 10-15. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 100.6 per contest. Detroit is 5-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 14-12. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Nets have an overall record of 12-36 and a home record of 8-18. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 95.4 points per game and surrendering 102.9, good for a point differential of -7.5. Brooklyn has a division record of 4-5 and a conference record of 8-21. In their last 10 games they are 2-8.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 17.2 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 15 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 35%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Detroit averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 58.1 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.7 per game. The Pistons allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 95.4 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 19th with 14.8 per game. The Nets allow 102.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Nets force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Pistons average 99.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 107.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Pistons have an offensive rating of 105.4 and a defensive rating of 103.8. In terms of pace they average 95.4 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 30% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Nets score 95.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 93.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -6.5 points per game. The Nets rating on offense is 100.5 and they have a defensive rating of 108.4. They get 94.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 20% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 26-20-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 26-22-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 23-24-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 21-26-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
01/31/16 F Ersan Ilyasova Groin "?" Monday vs. Brooklyn
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
01/31/16 C Brook Lopez Eye probable Monday vs. Detroit
01/31/16 G Markel Brown Head probable Monday vs. Detroit
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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