Toronto Raptors at Detroit Pistons NBA Parlay 3/7/2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Toronto Raptors head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 5 point favorites.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 45-17. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 111.9 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 29-35. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.9 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 35-27-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 31-30-1 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 27-35-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 26-35-3 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/05/18 F OG Anunoby Ankle is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Atlanta
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
12/27/17 PG Reggie Jackson Ankle is out indefinitely
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out for season
DeMar DeRozan averages 23.7 points per contest in 34 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.2 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Kyle Lowry comes into this game averaging 16.5 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Andre Drummond averages 15.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 15.7 rebounds per game and 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Blake Griffin has scored 21.5 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season for the Pistons. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 5.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 103.3 points per contest which is 5th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 22 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Toronto averages 111.9 points per contest this year, which is 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.63 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 43.5 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons give up 104.1 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 24.8 dimes allowed per game and 18th with 43.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 22nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15 per contest this year. Detroit is 24th in the NBA with 102.9 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.25. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 18th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.1 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 22.5. The Pistons are 24th in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Raptors are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.8, and their defensive rating of 105 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Toronto is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 28th in the league.
Detroit is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league. The Pistons are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 108 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto -5 and over 215 total points
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