Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Golden State Warriors travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.5.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 37-3 and a road record of 18-3. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.9 as they are averaging 114.3 points per game while giving up 102.5 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 21-18 and a home record of 13-6. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 99.3, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 29.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Klay Thompson averages 20.7 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.4 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Andre Drummond averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 15.3 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 36%.
Golden State averages 114.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54.4 rebounds per game and 28.8 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 15.6 per game. The Warriors allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Detroit averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 57.9 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 11th with 14.1 per game. The Pistons allow 99.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Pistons force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-15-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 24-16-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 21-16-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 20-19-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/15/16 F James Michael McAdoo Toe "?" Saturday vs. Detroit
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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