Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Milwaukee Bucks travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. The Bucks come into this game with an overall record of 14-15. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 104.5 points per game while giving up 102.7 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 15-18. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 98.7 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of 0.8.
Jabari Parker comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Bucks. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.4 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 9.1 rebounds per game for Milwaukee. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Andre Drummond averages 13.9 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 13.5 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 45%. Tobias Harris averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Milwaukee averages 104.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14 per game. The Bucks allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Detroit averages 98.7 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 3rd with 11.9 per game. The Pistons allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.1 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Pistons force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Bucks have an offensive rating of 108 and a defensive rating of 106.2. In terms of pace they average 96 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Milwaukee turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 105.2 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 93.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 11.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 13-16-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 17-11-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 16-17-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 12-21-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/27/16 F Mirza Teletovic Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
12/27/16 F Steve Novak Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
12/26/16 G Rashad Vaughn Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
Detroit Pistons Injuries
12/06/16 F Reggie Bullock Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit
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