Pistons at Suns - 11/6/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (3-1) at Phoenix Suns (3-2)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:30 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns -5 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, FSAZ
The Detroit Pistons and Phoenix Suns meet Friday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Detroit Pistons look for a big road win to build on their 3-1 start. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 94.5 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 92.2 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Andre Drummond is averaging 20.3 points and 19.5 rebounds while Reggie Jackson is averaging 19 points and 5.5 assists. Marcus Morris is grabbing 7.5 rebounds and Steve Blake is dishing 4.3 assists. The Detroit Pistons are allowing just 28.6 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.2 turnovers per game. The Pistons are also averaging 53.2 rebounds per game. The Pistons win games with their defense and on the glass, an ugly but effective way that’s paid off so far this season.
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The Phoenix Suns look to keep rolling after winning three of their last four games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 104 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 98.4 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 20.6 points and 5.6 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 17.8 points and 5.4 assists. Tyson Chandler is grabbing 11.6 rebounds and Markieff Morris is dishing 1.6 assists. The Phoenix Suns are getting 39.2 points from their bench and grabbing 50.4 rebounds per game. The Suns have four players averaging at least 5.4 rebounds. The Suns are also forcing 9.8 steals per contest, which is two more than league average.
The Pistons are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 vs. NBA Pacific and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Suns are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Pistons are 11-4 ATS in the last 15 meetings in Phoenix and 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Suns are one of the few teams in the league that can go toe-to-toe with the Pistons on the glass, and they also shoot the ball better than Detroit. The Pistons offense is simply not good. I like the home team and the reasonable chalk.