Monday, February 13, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Detroit Pistons travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 3 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 25-29. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 101.9 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 23-30. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.3 points per game and surrendering 105.3, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 13.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 43%. Tobias Harris averages 16.4 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
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Greg Monroe averages 11 points per game while playing 21.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Detroit averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.37 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 12.2 per game. The Pistons allow 101.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 105.3 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.04 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 12th with 14.2 per game. The Bucks allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 106.5 and a defensive rating of 106.9. In terms of pace they average 95 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 11.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 109.6 and they have a defensive rating of 109.7. They get 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 25-29-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 27-27-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 21-32-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 33-19-1 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
02/11/17 F Aron Baynes Knee injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Toronto
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/09/17 F Jabari Parker ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee -3
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