|TEAM STATS||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
They have a 14.1% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 3.6% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the East is 0.8%. While not mathematically eliminated they are winning the championship in under 0.1% of simulations.
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
The sum of all of their regular season money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 40.6 wins. Their 41 actual wins was above expectation. They exceeded expectations at home. They won 36.6% on the road which was worse than expected (40.1%). They won 26 at home and were expected to win 24.2.
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|
|0||Porter Jr., Kevin||G||6-6||216||05/04/2000||0||No College|
|22||Robinson III, Glenn||SG||6-6||222||01/08/1994||4||Michigan|
|0||Roby, Isaiah||F||6-8||214||02/03/1998||0||No College|
|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|