Detroit Pistons at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 10/29/2017
Sunday, October 29, 2017
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 10.5 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 3-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 106.4 points per game while giving up 102.0 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 4-2. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 120.0 points per game and surrendering 114.2, good for a point differential of 5.8.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 4-1-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 1-5-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/27/17 F Reggie Bullock Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs. LA Clippers
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/28/17 F Draymond Green Possible Suspension is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/28/17 PG Shaun Livingston Personal is probable Sunday vs. Detroit
Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 13.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Tobias Harris averages 23.6 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Stephen Curry averages 27.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Kevin Durant averages 26 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 106.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 14 per game. The Pistons allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 21 assists per contest, which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 120 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 5.83. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 30.2. The Warriors are 7th in turnovers per game with 17.2. The Warriors surrender 114.2 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 25.8 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 43 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15 per game this season.
The Pistons are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 104.5, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 18th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Detroit is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 15th in the NBA.
Golden State is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 11th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 117.4, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 102.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -10.5
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