Washington Wizards at Detroit Pistons Free NBA Picks & Odds 1-21-2017
by Guy Bruhn - 1/20/2017
Saturday, January 21, 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 Saturday, January 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 23-19. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 106.0 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 20-24. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 100.2 points per game and surrendering 100.9, good for a point differential of -0.7.
John Wall comes into this game averaging 23.1 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per contest and dishes out 10.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Bradley Beal averages 21.8 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Andre Drummond averages 14.5 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 13.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 44%. Tobias Harris averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
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Washington averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 50 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.5 per game. The Wizards allow 105.6 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 24th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Detroit averages 100.2 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 2nd with 12 per game. The Pistons allow 100.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.8 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Pistons force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 109 and a defensive rating of 108.7. In terms of pace they average 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.2 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 106.6. They get 94.2 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 11.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 23-19-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 26-16-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 20-24-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 20-24-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
Detroit Pistons Injuries
01/20/17 F Jon Leuer Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington
01/20/17 G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Washington
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit -1.5
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