Monday, April 10, 2017
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Washington Wizards head to The Palace of Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons on Monday, April 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 48-32. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 109.3 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 36-43. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 102.4, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 40-39-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 49-30-1 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 37-41-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 35-44-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
04/08/17 F Otto Porter Back "?" Monday vs. Detroit
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
04/05/17 PG Reggie Jackson Knee out indefinitely
Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 23 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this year for the Wizards. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per contest and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. John Wall averages 23.1 points per game in 36.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Tobias Harris averages 16.2 points per game while playing 31.4 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 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 109.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.2 per game. The Wizards allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.23 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 45.7 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 29th with 11.9 per game. The Pistons allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Pistons force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 111.3 and a defensive rating of 109.3. In terms of pace they average 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 105.9 and they have a defensive rating of 107.2. They get 95 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 10.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -3
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