Monday, January 25, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, January 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Utah as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 193.
The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 23-21 and a road record of 9-14. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 19-24 and a home record of 12-9. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 97.7 points per game and surrendering 97.4, good for a point differential of 0.2.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 18.9 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 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Andre Drummond averages 17.3 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 15.4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 35%.
Gordon Hayward averages 19.8 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Rodney Hood averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Detroit averages 101.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 58.5 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.9 per game. The Pistons allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% 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 14th in the league.
Utah averages 97.7 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 51 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 20th with 14.9 per game. The Jazz allow 97.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 23-19-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 23-21-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 22-20-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 18-25-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
Utah Jazz Injuries
12/27/15 PG Alec Burks Ankle out 6 weeks
10/23/15 G Dante Exum Knee out for season
01/13/16 F Derrick Favors Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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