Golden State Warriors at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Parlay 12/8/2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Golden State Warriors head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Friday, December 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 20-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.4 as they are averaging 117.8 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 14-10. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.3 points per game and surrendering 102.7, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 13-13-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 14-12-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 15-7-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 10-14-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/07/17 F Draymond Green Shoulder is "?" Friday vs Detroit
12/07/17 G Patrick McCaw Concussion is "?" Friday vs Detroit
12/07/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder is doubtful Friday vs Detroit
12/05/17 PG Stephen Curry Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out indefinitely
Stephen Curry averages 26.3 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.6 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%. Kevin Durant comes into this game averaging 25.1 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Andre Drummond averages 14.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 15.3 rebounds per game and 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Tobias Harris has scored 19.2 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game this season for the Pistons. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 106.4 points per contest which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they allow 23.5 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Golden State averages 117.8 points per contest this year, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.42 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 44.9 boards per contest and 30.9 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 16.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons give up 102.7 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 24.3 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 42.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year. Detroit is 18th in the NBA with 104.3 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.58. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 22nd in the NBA in rebounding with 42.1 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 22.3. The Pistons are 18th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 104.4, and their offensive rating of 115.6 is ranked 24th. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Golden State is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Detroit is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Pistons are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 19th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 11th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State -4.5 and over 213 total points
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