Detroit Pistons (6-6) at Toronto Raptors (12-2)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm (Scotiabank Arena)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -10 -- Over/Under: 222 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Scotiabank Arena.
The Detroit Pistons look for a statement road victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 110.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 24.1 points and 10.2 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 19.6 points and 16.6 rebounds. Reggie Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Reggie Bullock is dishing 2.1 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 49.2 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have split their last six road games.
The Toronto Raptors look for another victory to build on their impressive 12-2 record. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 117.4 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 109.4 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 24 points and 7.7 rebounds while Serge Ibaka is averaging 17.4 points and 8.4 rebounds. Kyle Lowry is the third double-digit scorer and Pascal Siakam is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 2 days rest. The Raptors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Central and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pistons are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Toronto and the road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The over is 11-4 in Raptors last 15 overall.
The Toronto Raptors have argubly been the most consistent team in the league up to this point, but I'm not just throwing out double-digit numbers just because. The Pistons have a clear rebounding edge that can keep them in the game, and they've covered three of their last four games as double-digit underdogs. The Toronto Raptors are just 1-5-1 ATS in their last seven games as a double-digit favorite. Give me the points.