Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 6-5. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 98.3 points per game while giving up 96.2 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 4-6. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 101.0 points per game and surrendering 106.5, good for a point differential of -5.5.
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Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Andre Drummond averages 14.9 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 14.3 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 53%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 19.3 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Detroit averages 98.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 12.3 per game. The Pistons allow 96.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
New York averages 101 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 18th with 14.9 per game. The Knicks allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Knicks force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 103 and a defensive rating of 100.8. 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 22% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 104.7 and they have a defensive rating of 110.4. They get 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 3-8-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 4-6-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/15/16 C Andre Drummond Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. New York
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
New York Knicks Injuries
11/14/16 F Lance Thomas Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
Guy's Pick: Take New York +5
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