Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 24-17. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 103.0 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 19-24. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 99.8 points per game and surrendering 101.0, good for a point differential of -1.3.
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Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Tobias Harris averages 16.7 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Andre Drummond averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 44%.
Atlanta averages 103 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 53 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 15.5 per game. The Hawks allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Detroit averages 99.8 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 21 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 1st with 12 per game. The Pistons allow 101 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th 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 statistics. Opponents average 50 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Pistons force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 105.5 and a defensive rating of 105.1. In terms of pace they average 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 105.5 and they have a defensive rating of 106.8. They get 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% 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 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-20-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 16-24-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 19-24-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 19-24-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
01/17/17 F Mike Muscala Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Detroit
Detroit Pistons Injuries
01/17/17 G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Shoulder "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
01/13/17 F Jon Leuer Knee out indefinitely
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