Pacers at Pistons - 11/3/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (0-3) at Detroit Pistons (3-0)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -3.5 -- Over/Under: 196.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, FSDE+
The Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons play Tuesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Indiana Pacers look for their first victory after a tough 0-3 start. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 92.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 46.4 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 18.7 points and four rebounds while Paul George is averaging 17 points and 4.7 assists. Jordan Hill is grabbing seven rebounds and Monta Ellis is dishing four assists. The Indiana Pacers are allowing teams to shoot 40.8 percent from downtown and have lost nine of their last 12 games when allowing more than 100 points. The Pacers are also averaging eight less rebounds than the league average and getting just 29 points from their bench. The Pacers clearly have work to do.
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The Detroit Pistons look to get off to a surprising 4-0 start with a victory here. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 98.7 points on 38.7 percent shooting and allowing 91.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Marcus Morris is averaging 19.3 points and 7.7 rebounds while Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.7 points and 5.3 assists. Andre Drummond is grabbing 16.3 rebounds and Steve Blake is dishing 5.3 assists. The Detroit Pistons are unbeaten despite shooting less than 39 percent from the field, and that’s because they’re averaging 54.3 rebounds per game. The Pistons are getting a ton of second chance points and are also turning the ball over just 13 times per game. The Pistons have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Pacers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Pistons are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The Pacers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Pacers can't rebound, and that's all the Pistons do at both ends of the court. You have to like the home team here based on what we've seen from both teams so far.