Detroit Pistons at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 10/31/2018
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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The Detroit Pistons head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 1 point favorites.
The Pistons head into this matchup with a mark of 4-1. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -1.4 as they average 110.6 points per contest while giving up 112.0 per game. The Nets have an overall record of 2-5 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 106.6 points per game and surrender 111.1, good for a point differential of -4.6.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 1-4-0 against the spread this season
The Detroit Pistons are 2-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/25/18 G Luke Kennard Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
10/17/18 SF DeMarre Carroll Ankle is out indefinitely
Reggie Jackson averages 16.8 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Blake Griffin comes into this game averaging 28.4 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per night. He grabs 10.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Caris LeVert averages 18.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Spencer Dinwiddie scores 13.4 points per contest while playing 26.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 112.0 points per contest which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 4th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.4 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they allow 25.8 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Detroit averages 110.6 points per contest, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 47.2 boards per contest and 20.2 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets give up 111.1 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 20.9 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 45.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per contest. Brooklyn is 24th in the NBA with 106.6 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -4.6. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 24.9. The Nets are 4th in turnovers per contest with 16.6.
The Pistons are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 21st. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Detroit is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 10th in the league.
Brooklyn is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Nets are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 113.7, and their offensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 21st. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 8th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit -1 and over 211.5 total points
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