|TEAM STATS||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
The regular season went as expected. They won 41 games vs an expected win total of 40.6. Their strength was at home. Their 63.4% home win percentage was better than expected (58.9%). They won 36.6% on the road which was worse than expected (40.1%).
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 54% (#29 in League). The team shooting has declined to 49.2% in their last 7 games. They average 107 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 107.6. On the road they average 105.4 (105.9 expected), and at home 108.7 ppg (109.2 expected).
DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): This is a below average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56.5 true FG% (#20 in League). Even though they allow a high shooting %, they actually allow fewer points (107.3) than expected (107.7). They are allowing 108.5 (109.1 expected) on the road, and at home 106.1 ppg (106.4 expected).
REBOUNDING (ABOVE AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounding opponents by +0.8 per game (#11 in league). However, the team has recently been outrebounded by 1.9.
TURNOVERS (ABOVE AVERAGE): They have an Average turnover margin of 0.8 per game (#11 in league).
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Pistons in all of their games would have earned a +77 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the spread, they have delivered a +130 profit risking 110 to win 100 (42-37 ATS). They are profitable against the spread at home and on the road.
|6||Brown, Bruce||SG||6-5||202||08/15/1996||0||Miami (Fla.)|
|81||Calderon, Jose||PG||6-3||200||09/28/1981||13||No College|
|20||Ellington, Wayne||SG||6-5||200||11/29/1987||9||North Carolina|
|9||Galloway, Langston||SG||6-2||200||12/09/1991||4||St. Joseph's (PA)|
|1||Jackson, Reggie||PG||6-3||208||04/16/1990||7||Boston College|
|24||Lucas, Kalin||PG||6-1||195||05/24/1989||1||Michigan State|
|7||Maker, Thon||PF||7-1||221||02/25/1997||2||No College|
|27||Pachulia, Zaza||C||6-11||270||02/10/1984||15||No College|
|22||Robinson III, Glenn||SG||6-6||222||01/08/1994||4||Michigan|
|14||Smith, Ish||PG||6-0||175||07/05/1988||8||Wake Forest|
|12||Whitehead, Isaiah||SG||6-4||213||03/08/1995||2||Seton Hall|