Pistons at Warriors 1/12/17 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Detroit Pistons vs. Golden State Warriors
NBA: 10:30 PM EST
Jan. 12, 2017
The Golden State Warriors have been the best team in the NBA this season, and have been doing that for a while. This season the Warriors have only suffered 6 losses and have won 33 games of which 17 have been at home. Over a 10 game span, the Warriors have won 8 of the last 10 games but have only covered the spread in 2 of those games. The Pistons, on the other hand, have a losing record standing at 18-22 and not looking any better as they have lost 6 of the last 10 games. The Pistons have been a terrible team on the road as they have won only 8 of 21 games.
The Golden State Warriors have been the best offense this season, scoring an average of 117.5 points per game and have allowed only 105.1 points per game, good for a 12 points differential. The offensive power this team has is not easily matched, with Kevin Durant 26 points per game, Stephen Curry 24.7 points per game and Klay Thompson with 21.3 points per game. Durant also leads the team with 8.7 rebounds per game and Draymond Green has been sparking the offense with 7.5 assists per game.
The Pistons are not as good the Warriors, as they have averaged just about 99.6 points per game and have allowed just enough points to have a losing record allowing 99.7 points per game. Reggie Jackson is the lead scorer alongside Tobias Harris with 16.9 and 16.6 points per game respectively, Andre Drummond leads the team with 13.5 rebounds per game. The Pistons have lacked almost every aspect of the game this season and will continue to do so.
Recent Betting Trends:
Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
Pistons are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Warriors are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Over is 6-1 in Pistons last 7 overall.
Free Betting Pick: Golden State Warriors -12.5
Both teams have been heading in completely different directions, as the Warriors are looking for another great playoff run while the Pistons are not looking to be getting close to a playoff game. Look forward to the Warriors to make a great game and start covering some spreads as they pulverize the Pistons at home. Final Score prediction, Golden State Warriors win and cover ATS 121-105.