Detroit Pistons at San Antonio Spurs NBA Point Spread Picks 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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The Detroit Pistons travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 5 point favorites.
The Pistons have a record of 29-30. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -0.9 as they average 107.2 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 33-29 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 112.1 points per game and surrender 111.6, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 28-30-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 27-31-0 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 32-29-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 38-24-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out for season
Andre Drummond averages 17.6 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 15.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%. Blake Griffin comes into this contest averaging 25.8 points per game while playing 36.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.0 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%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 83%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 20.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league. Detroit averages 107.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 45.4 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 13th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 111.6 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 25.3 assists allowed per contest, and 9th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 2nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. San Antonio is 16th in the league with 112.1 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 0.4. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 44.3 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 24.5. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Pistons are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 26th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Detroit is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
San Antonio is 29th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Spurs are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 112.4, and their offensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 24th. They are 22nd in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -5
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