Detroit Pistons at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Parlay 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Detroit Pistons head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 14-6. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The 76ers have an overall mark of 12-9. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 108.5 points per contest and giving up 108.0, which is a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 14-5-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 14-7-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 12-9-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/01/17 PG T.J. McConnell Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs Detroit
10/25/17 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Tobias Harris averages 19.1 points per contest in 32.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%. Andre Drummond comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 15.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Ben Simmons averages 18.6 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.4 rebounds per game and 7.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Joel Embiid has scored 22.9 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game this season for the 76ers. He hauls in 11.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 102.4 points per contest which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 23.8 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Detroit averages 105.8 points per contest this year, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 42.8 boards per contest and 23 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers give up 108 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 21 dimes allowed per game and 13th with 43.1 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year. Philadelphia is 6th in the NBA with 108.5 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.52. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 49.6 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 25.6. The 76ers are 1st in turnovers per contest with 17.5.
The Pistons are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.4, and their defensive rating of 105.8 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Detroit is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league.
Philadelphia is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 27th in the league. The 76ers are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.4, and their defensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 102 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 12th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit +5.5 and over 214.5 total points
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