Detroit
Pistons
Stadium Little Caesars Arena
41-41 Overall | EASTERN 8th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Central Division107.0107.3
Schedule
Postseason
Sun  4/14
@
Milwaukee
L86-121
Wed  4/17
@
Milwaukee
L99-120
Sat  4/20
vs
Milwaukee
L103-119
Mon  4/22
vs
Milwaukee
L104-127
Regular season
Mon  4/1
@
Indiana
L102-111
Wed  4/3
vs
Indiana
L89-108
Fri  4/5
@
Oklahoma City
L110-123
Sun  4/7
vs
Charlotte
L91-104
Tue  4/9
vs
Memphis
W100-93
Wed  4/10
@
New York
W115-89
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

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.

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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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
6 Brown, Bruce SG6-520208/15/19960Miami (Fla.)
81 Calderon, Jose PG6-320009/28/198113No College
0 Drummond, Andre C6-1127908/10/19936Connecticut
20 Ellington, Wayne SG6-520011/29/19879North Carolina
9 Galloway, Langston SG6-220012/09/19914St. Joseph's (PA)
23 Griffin, Blake PF6-1025003/16/19898Oklahoma
1 Jackson, Reggie PG6-320804/16/19907Boston College
5 Kennard, Luke SG6-520606/24/19961Duke
30 Leuer, Jon PF6-1022805/14/19897Wisconsin
24 Lucas, Kalin PG6-119505/24/19891Michigan State
7 Maker, Thon PF7-122102/25/19972No College
19 Mykhailiuk, Svi SG6-820506/10/19970Kansas
27 Pachulia, Zaza C6-1127002/10/198415No College
0 Porter Jr., Kevin G6-621605/04/20000No College
22 Robinson III, Glenn SG6-622201/08/19944Michigan
0 Roby, Isaiah F6-821402/03/19980No College
14 Smith, Ish PG6-017507/05/19888Wake Forest
13 Thomas, Khyri SG6-321005/08/19960Creighton
12 Whitehead, Isaiah SG6-421303/08/19952Seton Hall