Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.5.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 6-39 and a road record of 3-22. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.7 as they are averaging 94.3 points per game while giving up 104.9 per contest. Philadelphia is 0-10 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 1-26. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Pistons have an overall record of 24-21 and a home record of 14-7. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.7 points per game and surrendering 100.1, good for a point differential of 1.6. Detroit has a division record of 5-4 and a conference record of 13-10. In their last 10 games they are 5-5.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.4 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 17.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 15.2 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 35%.
Philadelphia averages 94.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18 per game. The 76ers allow 104.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Detroit averages 101.7 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 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 34% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 58.4 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 9th with 13.8 per game. The Pistons allow 100.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Pistons force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 20-24-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 23-21-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 24-19-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 23-22-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
01/26/16 PG Isaiah Canaan Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Phoenix
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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