Detroit Pistons at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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The Detroit Pistons head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 1 point favorites.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 21-18. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 101.9 per contest. The Nets have an overall mark of 15-25. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.6 points per contest and giving up 108.8, which is a point differential of -2.2.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 22-15-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 15-24-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 25-15-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 16-23-1 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
12/27/17 PG Reggie Jackson Ankle is out indefinitely
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
01/08/18 SF DeMarre Carroll Knee is "?" Wednesday vs Detroit
Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Andre Drummond averages 14.2 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 14.9 rebounds per contest for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has scored 14.6 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game this season for the Nets. He hauls in 6.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. DeMarre Carroll averages 12.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.7 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 101.9 points per contest this year, which is 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.03 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 21.8 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 14 per game. The Pistons allow 101.9 points per contest which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 24.5 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 11th in the NBA with 106.6 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.25. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 4th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.9 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 22.3. The Nets are 5th in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Nets give up 108.8 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 20.9 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 45.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 13 per contest this year.
The Pistons are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 21st. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Detroit is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
Brooklyn is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The Nets are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 16th. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn -1
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