Detroit Pistons at New York Knicks NBA Parlay 3/31/2018
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Detroit Pistons head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Saturday, March 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 3.5 point favorites.
The Pistons head into this matchup with a mark of 35-40. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 103.1 points per contest while giving up 103.6 per game. The Knicks have an overall record of 27-49. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per game and surrendering 108.1, good for a point differential of -3.6.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 36-37-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 30-42-3 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 36-40-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 38-36-2 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out for season
03/30/18 G Reggie Jackson Ankle injured last game, is probable Saturday vs New York
03/30/18 F Blake Griffin Ankle is "?" Saturday vs New York
Key New York Knicks Injuries
03/30/18 C Enes Kanter Back is "?" Saturday vs Detroit
03/28/18 G Courtney Lee Foot is "?" Saturday vs Detroit
03/28/18 C Kyle O'Quinn Hip is "?" Saturday vs Detroit
02/07/18 F Kristaps Porzingis ACL is out for season
Andre Drummond averages 15 points per contest in 33.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 16 rebounds per contest for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 61%. Blake Griffin comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Enes Kanter averages 14.1 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 25.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 11 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Tim Hardaway has scored 17.5 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game this season for the Knicks. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 103.6 points per contest which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 24.9 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Detroit averages 103.1 points per contest this year, which is 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.52 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 43.7 boards per contest and 22.6 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 23rd with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks give up 108.1 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 23.9 dimes allowed per game and 16th with 42.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year. New York is 18th in the NBA with 104.5 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -3.57. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.2 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 23. The Knicks are 10th in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Pistons are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 21st. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA. Detroit is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
New York is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Knicks are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 110.6, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 10th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New York +3.5 and under 211 total points
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