Atlanta Hawks at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Little Ceasars Arena to play the Detroit Pistons on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 2-9. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.4 as they are averaging 103.1 points per game while giving up 110.5 per contest. The Pistons have an overall mark of 8-3. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.6 points per contest and giving up 100.8, which is a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-6-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 8-2-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/06/17 F Mike Muscala Ankle is "?" Friday vs. Detroit
10/29/17 PF Ersan Ilyasova Knee is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/08/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is doubtful Friday vs. Atlanta
11/08/17 F Stanley Johnson Hip is "?" Friday vs. Atlanta
Kent Bazemore comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Marco Belinelli averages 11.7 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Tobias Harris averages 20 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Andre Drummond averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 15.2 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 103.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.45 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.4 per game. The Hawks 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 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 25.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 16th in the league with 105.6 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.82. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 42.2 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 22.1. The Pistons are 27th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Pistons surrender 100.8 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 23.3 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 41.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pistons are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.2 per game this season.
The Hawks are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 6th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 22nd. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Atlanta is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Detroit is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 12th in the league. The Pistons are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109, and their defensive rating of 104 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 10th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit -8.5
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