Thursday, January 12, 2017
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, January 12, 2017. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 18-22. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 100.1 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 33-6. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.3 points per game and surrendering 105.4, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Andre Drummond averages 14.7 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 13.4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 45%.
Kevin Durant averages 26 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Stephen Curry averages 24.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Detroit averages 100.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 11.8 per game. The Pistons allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.3 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 31 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 105.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 106.1 and a defensive rating of 106.3. In terms of pace they average 93.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 115.9 and they have a defensive rating of 104.2. They get 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 18-22-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 18-21-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
12/06/16 F Reggie Bullock Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/11/17 F Jon Leuer Knee expected to miss next 4 games
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State
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