Sunday, April 9, 2017
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The Detroit Pistons head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, April 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 9 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 36-43. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.2 as they are averaging 101.2 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 43-37. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 100.0, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 37-41-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 35-44-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 41-39-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 38-41-1 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
04/05/17 PG Reggie Jackson Knee out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
03/31/17 F Chandler Parsons Knee out for season
Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 16.2 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Pistons. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 13.8 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Marc Gasol averages 19.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Mike Conley averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 101.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.23 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 45.7 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they 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 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.75 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 25th with 12.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 105.9 and a defensive rating of 107.2. In terms of pace they average 95 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 107.8 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 92.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit +9
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