Phoenix Suns at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Phoenix Suns head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 12 point favorites.
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The Suns head into this matchup with a mark of 7-14. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.9 as they are averaging 107.0 points per contest while giving up 115.9 per game. The Pistons have an overall mark of 13-6. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per contest and giving up 102.2, which is a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-12-1 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 13-5-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/27/17 SG Devin Booker Toe is "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out indefinitely
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 22.5 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 87%. T.J. Warren averages 18.6 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Tobias Harris has scored 19.1 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per game this season for the Pistons. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Andre Drummond averages 14.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 15.6 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 107 points per contest this year, which is 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.86 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 46.6 boards per contest and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 16.6 per game. The Suns allow 115.9 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.4 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 22.1 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 17th in the NBA with 104.5 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.32. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 20th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.7 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 22.6. The Pistons are 21st in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Pistons give up 102.2 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 23.9 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 42 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 22nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Suns are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.2, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 28th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Phoenix is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
Detroit is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Pistons are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 17th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 10th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix +12
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