Monday, February 6, 2017
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to The Palace of Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 11.5 point favorites.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 18-32. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.9 as they are averaging 100.5 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 23-28. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.1 points per game and surrendering 102.0, good for a point differential of -0.9.
Ersan Ilyasova comes into this game averaging 15 points per contest while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this year for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Joel Embiid averages 20.2 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tobias Harris averages 16.5 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Andre Drummond averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 44%.
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Philadelphia averages 100.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.1 per game. The 76ers allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Detroit averages 101.1 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 4th with 12.2 per game. The Pistons allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.5 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Pistons force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 101.9 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 106.4 and they have a defensive rating of 107.3. They get 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 11.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 28-22-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 25-25-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 23-28-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 26-25-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
02/05/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee "?" Monday vs. Detroit
02/05/17 C Joel Embiid Knee expected to miss Monday vs. Detroit
02/05/17 F Robert Covington Hand "?" Monday vs. Detroit
Detroit Pistons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -11.5
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