Game Preview: Detroit Pistons vs. Orlando Magic

Essentials

Date: Jan. 31, 2010

Time: 6 p.m.

Television: Fox Sports Detroit

Records

Detroit: 15-30

Orlando: 31-16

Probable starters

Detroit:

PG

SG

SF

PF

C

Rodney
Stuckey

Richard
Hamilton

Tayshaun
Prince

Chris
Wilcox

Ben
Wallace

Orlando:

PG

SG

SF

PF

C

 

Jameer
Nelson

Vince 
Carter

Matt
Barnes

Rashard
Lewis

Dwight
Howard

Las Vegas projection

Spread: Detroit +5

Over/under: 187

Score: Orlando wins, 96-91

Statistical projection

Detroit offensive rating: 103.1 (26th)

Detroit defensive rating: 109.2 (21st)

Detroit pace: 88.4 (29th)

Orlando offensive rating: 108.5 (11th)

Orlando defensive rating: 103.1 (6th)

Orlando pace: 92.9 (14th)

Score: Orlando wins, 99-93

Outlook