Sacramento Kings at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Sacramento Kings head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 1-7. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -12.4 as they are averaging 93.1 points per game while giving up 105.5 per contest. The Pistons have an overall mark of 5-3. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.4 points per contest and giving up 102.1, which is a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 6-2-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/02/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs. Milwaukee
De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Buddy Hield averages 11.1 points per contest in 24 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Tobias Harris has scored 20.5 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season for the Pistons. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Andre Drummond averages 12.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 14.1 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 93.1 points per contest this year, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12.38 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 18.8 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 14.9 per game. The Kings allow 105.5 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they allow 23.5 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 20th in the NBA with 104.4 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.25. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 42.5 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 21.1. The Pistons are 29th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Pistons give up 102.1 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 44.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.8 per contest this year.
The Kings are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 111, and their offensive rating of 98 is ranked 6th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 95 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 28th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA. Sacramento is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Detroit is 29th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 10th in the league. The Pistons are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 18th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +8.5
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