Detroit Pistons at Denver Nuggets NBA Betting Tips 3/26/2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Denver as 7 point favorites.
The Pistons have a record of 37-36. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -0.3 as they average 107.7 points per game while giving up 108.0 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall mark of 49-23. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They total 111.7 points per contest and give up 107.1, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 38-34-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 35-37-0 against the over/under
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 38-34-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 31-41-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Blake Griffin comes into this contest averaging 24.7 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Andre Drummond averages 17.3 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 15.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Jamal Murray averages 17.9 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Nikola Jokic averages 20.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 7.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 107.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.1 per game. The Pistons allow 108.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Denver is 17th in the league with 111.7 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 46.7 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 27.7. The Nuggets are 24th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Nuggets surrender 107.1 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.8 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 41.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nuggets are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Pistons are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 13th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 24th 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 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA.
Denver is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Nuggets are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 109.1, and their offensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 10th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 11th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Nuggets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Denver -7
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