Wednesday, November 9, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Detroit Pistons travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 97.9 points per game while giving up 96.0 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 2-5. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per game and surrendering 113.3, good for a point differential of -7.6.
Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 14.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Tobias Harris averages 17.9 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Eric Bledsoe averages 17.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Brandon Knight averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 95%.
Detroit averages 97.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 55 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13 per game. The Pistons allow 96 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 5th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Phoenix averages 105.7 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 56.6 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 19th with 15.9 per game. The Suns allow 113.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 58.6 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Suns force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 102.4 and a defensive rating of 100.5. In terms of pace they average 95.6 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 12 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Suns rating on offense is 99.3 and they have a defensive rating of 106.4. They get 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 23% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.4 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 4-3-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 5-2-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +1.5
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