Charlotte Hornets at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Predictions 11/11/2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Little Ceasars Arena to play the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit as 2 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 6-6. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 7.2 as they average 116.8 points per game while giving up 109.7 per contest. The Pistons have an overall mark of 6-5. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They total 110.7 points per contest and give up 111.1, which is a point differential of -0.4.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 8-4-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 6-6-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/10/18 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/25/18 G Luke Kennard Shoulder is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 28.3 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Jeremy Lamb averages 12.4 points per game in 24.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Blake Griffin averages 25.4 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Reggie Jackson averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 116.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.1 per game. The Hornets allow 109.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 13th in the league with 110.7 points per game this year. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 49.0 boards per game, and 27th in assists per contest with 20.7. The Pistons are 13th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Pistons surrender 111.1 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 24.5 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 45.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pistons are 17th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game.
The Hornets are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 108.4, and their offensive rating of 115.5 is ranked 12th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Charlotte is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Detroit is 19th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league. The Pistons are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.3, and their defensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 30th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit -2
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