Friday, January 13, 2017
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The Detroit Pistons travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Friday, January 13, 2017. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 18-22. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 100.1 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 24-16. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 98.4 points per game and surrendering 94.9, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Andre Drummond averages 14.7 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 13.4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 45%.
Gordon Hayward averages 22.2 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Rodney Hood averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Detroit averages 100.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 11.8 per game. The Pistons allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Utah averages 98.4 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 17th with 13.9 per game. The Jazz allow 94.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.1 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 17.6 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 106.1 and a defensive rating of 106.3. In terms of pace they average 93.9 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 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 108.2 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 90.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 13.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 18-22-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 18-21-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
12/06/16 F Reggie Bullock Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/11/17 F Jon Leuer Knee expected to miss next 4 games
Utah Jazz Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Utah
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