Tuesday, November 1, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The New York Knicks travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 1-1. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -11.0 as they are averaging 99.5 points per game while giving up 110.5 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 2-1. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 99.0 points per game and surrendering 91.3, good for a point differential of 7.7.
Carmelo Anthony comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 18.5 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1 assist per contest and 6 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Andre Drummond averages 16 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 16.3 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Tobias Harris averages 18.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
New York averages 99.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -11 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.5 per game. The Knicks allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 57 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Detroit averages 99 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 59 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 11th with 14 per game. The Pistons allow 91.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Pistons force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 100.8 and a defensive rating of 112. In terms of pace they average 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 104.2 and they have a defensive rating of 96.1. They get 95 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 23% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 12.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 43%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 1-1-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 1-2-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
10/31/16 C Joakim Noah Ear probable Tuesday vs. Detroit
10/31/16 G Ron Baker Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Detroit
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/31/16 F Reggie Bullock Back "?" Tuesday vs. New York
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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