Philadelphia 76ers vs Detroit Pistons Expert NBA Picks 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Little Caesars Arena
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Little Caesars Arena is the venue where Derrick Rose and the Detroit Pistons will take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. Philadelphia opens this contest as 2 point favorites. The over/under opens at 220.
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/25/2019 Mike Scott PF Ankle Game Time Decision
10/25/2019 Joel Embiid C Ankle Game Time Decision
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/25/2019 Reggie Jackson PG Back Game Time Decision
10/22/2019 Blake Griffin PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 4
Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 15 points per contest while playing 38 minutes per night this year. He grabs 15 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 50%. Joel Embiid averages 15 points per contest in 23 minutes per game. He averages 3 assists per game and 13 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Derrick Rose scores 23 points per contest while playing 26 minutes per game. He hauls in 2 rebounds per contest and has 6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Andre Drummond averages 27 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 39 minutes per game. He also brings in 18 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 107 points per contest, which is 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 14 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 15th. From 3-point territory they shoot 24%, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 62 boards per contest and 24 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 17 per game. The 76ers allow 93 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 18 assists per game which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 17th in the NBA with 110 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 42 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 23. The Pistons are 16th in turnovers per contest with 16. The Pistons give up 114 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 27 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 39 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 8th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14 per contest this year.
The 76ers are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.6, and their defensive rating of 90.1 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 21st. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Philadelphia is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 41%, which is 30th in the league.
Detroit is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 9th in the league. The Pistons are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111, and their defensive rating of 115 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -2
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