Pistons at Raptors - 1/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (25-21) at Toronto Raptors (31-15)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -7.5 -- Over/Under: 203.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, RSN-
The Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors meet Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre.
The Detroit Pistons look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.3 points and 6.5 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.3 points and 15.2 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists and Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 64.8 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.5 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The Toronto Raptors look to build on their franchise best 10th straight win. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 101.3 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 96.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 23.1 points and 4.5 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 21 points and 6.5 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.6 rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing three assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won six straight home games.
The Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest. The Raptors are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Raptors are flat out rolling like now and are starting to look like a contender to win the East. The Pistons have been hit or miss all season and are coming off a tough game Friday against the Cavs. Give me the Raptors by double digits.