Friday, November 11, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 4-4. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 97.4 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 5-3. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.1 points per game and surrendering 97.6, good for a point differential of 4.5.
Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 14.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 52%. Tobias Harris averages 16.8 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.4 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 97%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Detroit averages 98.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 54.9 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 12.9 per game. The Pistons allow 97.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
San Antonio averages 102.1 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 3rd with 11.9 per game. The Spurs allow 97.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Spurs force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 101.8 and a defensive rating of 101. In terms of pace they average 96.4 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 11.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 108.7 and they have a defensive rating of 103.9. They get 93.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 11.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 3-5-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-3-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/10/16 F Reggie Bullock Back probable Friday vs. San Antonio
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/10/16 PG Tony Parker Knee "?" Friday vs. Detroit
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -10.5
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