Monday, March 14, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, March 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has Washington as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 34-32 and a road record of 15-21. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 102 points per game while giving up 100.9 per contest. Detroit is 7-6 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 21-18. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Wizards have an overall record of 30-35 and a home record of 16-17. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 104.8, good for a point differential of -2.3. Washington has a division record of 7-5 and a conference record of 21-20. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Andre Drummond averages 16.7 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 15 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 36%.
John Wall averages 20.1 points per game while playing 36 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 9.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Bradley Beal averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Detroit averages 102 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 56.6 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 13.5 per game. The Pistons allow 100.9 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 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Washington averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 15th with 14.4 per game. The Wizards allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Wizards force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Pistons average 99.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 110 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Pistons have an offensive rating of 106 and a defensive rating of 104.8. In terms of pace they average 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Wizards score 104.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 100.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.3 points per game. The Wizards rating on offense is 104.3 and they have a defensive rating of 106.7. They get 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 34-30-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 34-32-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 32-33-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 35-29-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Washington Wizards Injuries
03/13/16 G Alan Anderson Ankle probable Monday vs. Detroit
03/13/16 G Bradley Beal Pelvis "?" Monday vs. Detroit
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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