Saturday, November 26, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, November 26, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 7-9. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 97.4 points per game while giving up 96.5 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 8-8. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 105.3 points per game and surrendering 105.0, good for a point differential of 0.2.
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Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Andre Drummond averages 14.9 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 14 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 47%.
Victor Oladipo averages 16.8 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Russell Westbrook averages 31.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 10.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Detroit averages 97.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.8 per game. The Pistons allow 96.5 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 2nd and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 105.2 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 55.8 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 16.3 per game. The Thunder allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Thunder force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 103.2 and a defensive rating of 102.3. In terms of pace they average 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. 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 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 Thunder rating on offense is 104.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 14.2 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 50%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-8-1 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
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/20/16 PG Semaj Christon Concussion out indefinitely
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -6.5
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