Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 16-58. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.3 as they are averaging 105.9 points per game while giving up 113.2 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 34-41. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.1 points per game and surrendering 102.4, good for a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 35-37-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 38-35-1 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 35-40-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 33-42-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out indefinitely
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
03/28/17 F Reggie Bullock Foot missed last game, "?" Thursday vs Brooklyn
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.7 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Tobias Harris averages 16.2 points per game while playing 31.5 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 85%. Reggie Jackson averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 105.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.27 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 16.7 per game. The Nets allow 113.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 101.1 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.29 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 45.4 rebounds per game and 21 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 29th with 11.9 per game. The Pistons allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Pistons force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104.2 and a defensive rating of 111.4. In terms of pace they average 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 105.9 and they have a defensive rating of 107.3. They get 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 10.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -6.5
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