Detroit Pistons (@2.5) vs Indiana Pacers (@1.57)

Our Prediction:

Indiana Pacers will win

Detroit Pistons – Indiana Pacers Match Prediction | 22-08-2019

He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Bojan Bogdanovic averages 16.9 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is at 73%. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. Domantas Sabonis comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 24.8 minutes per night.

Indiana, at 40-20 (the Pacers have FORTY wins this season?!!?!) are the no. 3 seed in the East mostly due to their defense; they have the second-best DRTG in the league (104.2), and the gap between them and the third best DRTG is the same as the gap between the third-best defense and the eighth-best defense. They play with effort and intensity on that end every night, a huge credit to Nate McMillan, and Myles Turner (who hasnt played in their last two games and is designated Questionable with a hip injury for tonights game) has been a dark-horse Defensive Player of the Year candidate after a slow start to the season.

During this stretch, Indiana has delivered beatdowns to the Lakers and Clippers and is averaging 111 points per game and only allowing 98 points per game. This Pacers team is GOOD, yall.

He also averages 15.5 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. Andre Drummond averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Reggie Jackson averages 15.5 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.

Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons 4/3/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.9 boards per game, and 26th in assists per contest with 22.6. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.6 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 43.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pistons surrender 107.5 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Detroit is 23rd in the league with 107.4 points per game this year. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. The Pistons are 19th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Pistons are 17th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game.

They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.0 per game. The Pacers allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 26.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 24th and 7th in those offensive categories. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Indiana averages 108.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.

Griffin is the top point generator of the Pistons with 24.7 ppg, 46.3% in FG shooting, and 74.9% from the foul line. Detroit is 6th in the East with a 39-37 win/loss cap and now ranks 15th in the League. The team is 1-6 SU in its last 7 matches on the road and is 5-5 SU in its last 10 matches overall. The Pistons racked up 45.0 rebounds, 22.7 assists, 3.9 blocks, and 6.9 steals per match. Detroit is trying to secure its playoff spot with 107.5 ppg at 44.2% from the field and limits foes to score at 107.5 ppg.

The NBA Pick for this match is Detroit Pistons +1.5. Pacers PGs Darren Collison (groin) and Wesley Matthews (hamstring) will not suit up in this match. Pistons PF Blake Griffin (knee) and SF Like Kennard (foot) are not sure to be in this contest. Predicted to win this match is the Pistons with a score of 108-106. Indiana Pacers vs Detroit Pistons. The Pacers ranks no. 3 in defense in the League while both squads are 28th and 24th in pace respectively an under is more likely to result in the totals.

Both the Pistons and Pacers are coming off of wins on a back-to-back, with the Pacers taking care of the Pelicans at home on Friday, then flying to Washington to defeat the Wizards Saturday. Tonight, they finally return to Little Caesars Arena (where they are 17-13 this year) to take on the Indiana Pacers, who are playing well even after the loss of Victor Oladipo for the rest of the season. The Detroit Pistons havent played a home game in two weeks, between heading to Boston before the All-Star break and the subsequent road back-to-back in Atlanta and Miami.


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just hasnt been true. Indy added quality 3-and-D wing Wesley Matthews on the buyout market to shore up their rotation, shifted more offensive responsibility on to Bojan Bogdanovic, and have gone 8-1 in February, with the lone loss coming at the hands of the best-in-conference Milwaukee Bucks. Normally, this is the part where youd say But despite having the second-best defense in the league, theyve struggled to score and close games without Oladipo, but that...

Indiana is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 98 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. The Pacers are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 3rd. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.