Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Miami Heat travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 4-9. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 96.0 points per game while giving up 96.9 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 6-9. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 96.8 points per game and surrendering 97.3, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Justise Winslow comes into this contest averaging 11.6 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 33% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Hassan Whiteside averages 18.8 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 15.9 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Andre Drummond averages 14.6 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 13.9 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 48%. Tobias Harris averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
Miami averages 96 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 56.5 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.2 per game. The Heat allow 96.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 18.8 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Detroit averages 96.8 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 2nd with 11.6 per game. The Pistons allow 97.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Pistons force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 101.1 and a defensive rating of 102. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 102.5 and they have a defensive rating of 103.1. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 10.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 6-9-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 4-11-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/22/16 F Justise Winslow Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
11/22/16 F Willie Reed Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
11/10/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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