Detroit Pistons at Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Picks & Parlay 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Detroit Pistons head to Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 6 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 10-5. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 105.3 points per game while giving up 101.5 per contest. The Timberwolves have an overall mark of 10-5. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.2 points per contest and giving up 107.5, which is a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 10-4-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 8-6-1 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 6-8-1 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/17/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Minnesota
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tobias Harris averages 19.3 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%. Andre Drummond comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 15.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Andrew Wiggins averages 18.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Jimmy Butler has scored 15.8 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per game this season for the Timberwolves. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 101.5 points per contest which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they allow 23.7 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Detroit averages 105.3 points per contest this year, which is 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.87 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 15th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 43.8 boards per contest and 22.2 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves give up 107.5 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 49% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 23.9 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 40.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Timberwolves are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest this year. Minnesota is 12th in the NBA with 108.2 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.73. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the league. They are 20th in the NBA in rebounding with 43 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 22.7. The Timberwolves are 19th in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Pistons are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 105.4, and their offensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 21st. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Detroit is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Minnesota is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league. The Timberwolves are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.2, and their defensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 15th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota -6 and under 212 total points
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