Saturday, January 30, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.5.
The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 25-21 and a road record of 10-14. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 100 per contest. Detroit is 5-4 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 14-10. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Raptors have an overall record of 31-15 and a home record of 17-6. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 101.3 points per game and surrendering 96.5, good for a point differential of 4.8. Toronto has a division record of 8-1 and a conference record of 22-8. In their last 10 games they are 10-0.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 17.3 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 15.2 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 36%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 23.1 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 6.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Detroit averages 101.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 58.5 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.8 per game. The Pistons allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Toronto averages 101.3 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 8th with 13.7 per game. The Raptors allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Pistons average 99 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 102 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.3 per contest. The Pistons have an offensive rating of 105.2 and a defensive rating of 103.3. 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 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Raptors score 103.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 107 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 15 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.2 points per game. The Raptors rating on offense is 108.3 and they have a defensive rating of 103.1. They get 93.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 12.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 25-19-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 24-22-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 26-19-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 23-22-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/06/16 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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