Phoenix Suns at Detroit Pistons NBA Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Little Ceasars Arena to play the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit as 9.5 point favorites.
The Suns have a record of 4-14. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -9.8 as they average 104.3 points per game while giving up 114.1 per contest. The Pistons have an overall mark of 9-7. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They total 111.3 points per contest and give up 111.1, which is a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/25/18 G Luke Kennard Shoulder is out indefinitely
Devin Booker comes into this contest averaging 24.1 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. T.J. Warren averages 18.1 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Blake Griffin averages 25.3 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Reggie Jackson averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 104.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.6 per game. The Suns allow 114.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 25.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 13th in the league with 111.3 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game, and 26th in assists per contest with 21.1. The Pistons are 16th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Pistons surrender 111.1 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest and 13th with 44.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pistons are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game.
The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104, and their defensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Phoenix is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league.
Detroit is 25th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Pistons are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 108.7, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 10th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -9.5
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