Detroit Pistons at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks 3/11/2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, March 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 4 point favorites.
The Pistons have a record of 33-31. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 0.0 as they average 107.8 points per game while giving up 107.8 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 35-33 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 112.0 points per game and surrender 112.3, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 32-31-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 30-33-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 36-32-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 34-33-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
03/09/19 PG Reggie Jackson Thumb is questionable Sunday vs Chicago
03/09/19 C Zaza Pachulia Achilles is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Chicago
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/09/19 PG Shabazz Napier Personal is questionable Monday vs Detroit
03/09/19 SF Treveon Graham Back is questionable Monday vs Detroit
Andre Drummond averages 17.6 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 15.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%. Blake Griffin comes into this contest averaging 25.3 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 20.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Joe Harris averages 13.6 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 107.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league. Detroit averages 107.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 16th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 112.3 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 23.5 assists allowed per contest, and 22nd with 45.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Brooklyn is 17th in the league with 112.0 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 45.9 boards per game and 18th in assists per contest with 23.9. The Nets are 7th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Pistons are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 108.7, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 10th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Detroit is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. The Nets are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn -4
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