Pistons vs. Warriors - 1/16/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (37-3) at Detroit Pistons (21-17)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons +8 -- Over/Under: 212.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSDT
The Golden State Warriors and Detroit Pistons meet Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Golden State Warriors hope to build on their historic 37-3 start to the season. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.4 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.7 points and 6.4 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 20.7 points and 3.9 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.3 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost seven road games since March. James Michael McAdoo is questionable with a toe injury.
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The Detroit Pistons look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.2 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 99.3 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.4 points and 6.5 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.8 points and 15.3 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing two assists and Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65.6 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.7 turnovers per game. The Detroit Pistons have won five of their last eight home games.
The Warriors are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The Pistons are 20-6-1 ATS in their last 27 home games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Warriors are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Detroit and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
We've made a ton of money off the Warriors this season, but the Pistons aren't a bad basketball team. Detroit plays great defense, already gave Golden State a scare and has a mismatch problem with Drummond. Give me the points.