Detroit Pistons vs Toronto Raptors NBA Game Picks 10/30/2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Scotiabank Arena is the venue where Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors (3-1, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Detroit Pistons (2-2, 2nd in the Central Division) on Wednesday. Toronto opens this matchup as 9 point favorites. The over/under is set at 214.5.
The Pistons are covering 50.0% of the time, having gone 2-2-0 ATS. Toronto is covering the spread 75.0% of the time, going 3-1-0 against the spread.
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/28/2019 Reggie Jackson PG Back Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/22/2019 Blake Griffin PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 4
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Derrick Rose comes into this game averaging 21.5 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 94%. Andre Drummond averages 21.0 points per contest in 35.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 16.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Kyle Lowry scores 22.0 points per contest while playing 39.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 6.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Pascal Siakam averages 27.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.3 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 106.5 points per contest, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 41.8 boards per contest and 21.8 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 8th with 18.8 per game. The Pistons allow 109.5 points per contest, which is 14th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they allow 26.8 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 14th in the NBA with 112.0 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.75. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 53.5 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 22.8. The Raptors are 4th in turnovers per contest with 20.3. The Raptors give up 103.3 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 22.8 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 50.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 7th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year.
The Pistons are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 109.1, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 24th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA. Detroit is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 13th in the NBA.
Toronto is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Raptors are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 97.1, and their offensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 4th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 15th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto +9
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