Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 195.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 32-6 and a road record of 10-6. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 103.6 points per game while giving up 89.7 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 21-16 and a home record of 13-5. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 99, good for a point differential of 2.2.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20.7 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.9 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Andre Drummond averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 15.6 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 36%.
San Antonio averages 103.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.8 per game. The Spurs allow 89.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Detroit averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% 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 58.5 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 9th with 14 per game. The Pistons allow 99 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Pistons force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 25-12-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 17-21-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 21-14-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 18-19-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
01/11/16 F Marcus Morris Knee "?" Tuesday vs. San Antonio
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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