Hornets vs Pistons Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/10/2020
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Fox Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte -1
Langston Galloway and the Detroit Pistons (19-36, 4th in the Central Division) play the Charlotte Hornets (16-36, 4th in the Southeast Division) at Little Caesars Arena on Monday, February 10, 2020. Detroit opens this contest as 1 point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 224.
The Hornets cover the spread 46.2% of the time, having gone 24-28-0 ATS. Detroit is covering 37.0% of the time, going 20-34-1 against the spread.
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
02/08/20 SF Nicolas Batum Illness is questionable Monday vs Detroit
02/08/20 PF Cody Martin Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
12/26/19 SG Luke Kennard Knee is out indefinitely
02/08/20 PG Brandon Knight Knee is questionable Monday vs Charlotte
02/08/20 PF Markieff Morris Hip is questionable Monday vs Charlotte
02/08/20 SG Svi Mykhailiuk Hip is questionable Monday vs Charlotte
02/08/20 PG Derrick Rose Abdominal is questionable Monday vs Charlotte
01/06/20 PF Blake Griffin Knee is out indefinitely
Terry Rozier comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 87%. Devonte' Graham averages 18.0 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.7 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Langston Galloway averages 10.1 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Tony Snell averages 8.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 103.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.8 per game. The Hornets allow 110.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 26.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit is 22nd in the league with 108.5 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -2.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 42.1 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 24.1. The Pistons are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Pistons surrender 110.9 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 24.7 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 43.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pistons are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Hornets are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.9, and their defensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 27th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Charlotte is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the league.
Detroit is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 7th in the league. The Pistons are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.6, and their defensive rating of 112 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Pistons NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte -1
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