Wednesday, February 24, 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, February 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 8-47 and a road record of 3-26. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.4 as they are averaging 95.6 points per game while giving up 106.1 per contest. Philadelphia is 1-10 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 2-29. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Pistons have an overall record of 28-29 and a home record of 16-11. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.5 points per game and surrendering 100.9, good for a point differential of 0.6. Detroit has a division record of 6-6 and a conference record of 17-16. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 30.2 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 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.9 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.4 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Andre Drummond averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 14.9 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 36%.
Philadelphia averages 95.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.9 per game. The 76ers allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Detroit averages 101.5 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% 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 57.1 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 10th with 13.7 per game. The Pistons allow 100.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Pistons force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The 76ers average 95.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 109 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12.3 per contest. The 76ers have an offensive rating of 97.2 and a defensive rating of 107.8. In terms of pace they average 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pistons score 104.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 96 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.7 points per game. The Pistons rating on offense is 104.9 and they have a defensive rating of 104.3. They get 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-28-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 29-25-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 28-27-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 30-27-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
02/22/16 G Nik Stauskas Shin "?" Tuesday vs. Orlando
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
02/23/16 F Anthony Tolliver Leg "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
02/23/16 F Stanley Johnson Shoulder "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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