Monday, March 27, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Detroit Pistons head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Monday, March 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 1 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 34-39. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.1 as they are averaging 101.3 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 27-46. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.0 points per game and surrendering 108.7, good for a point differential of -3.7.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 34-39-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 33-40-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 38-35-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 37-36-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New York Knicks Injuries
03/26/17 F Carmelo Anthony Knee "?" Monday vs. Detroit
03/25/17 F Lance Thomas Hip "?" Monday vs. Detroit
03/20/17 C Joakim Noah Knee out for season
Reggie Jackson comes into this game averaging 14.5 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Pistons. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Tobias Harris averages 16.2 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 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 85%.
Derrick Rose averages 17.9 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 101.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.12 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 45.4 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 11.7 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 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 105 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.66 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 14th with 13.9 per game. The Knicks allow 108.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45.3 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Knicks force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 106.1 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 10.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 107.9 and they have a defensive rating of 111.6. They get 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 12.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit -1
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