Pistons take on the Raptors on 3-game skid
Toronto Raptors (7-7, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (3-11, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit looks to break its three-game skid when the Pistons play Toronto.
The Pistons are 1-11 against Eastern Conference opponents. Detroit averages 13.9 turnovers per game and is 1- when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents.
The Raptors have gone 5-5 against Eastern Conference opponents. Toronto is fifth in the Eastern Conference allowing only 109.4 points while holding opponents to 47.7% shooting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cade Cunningham is averaging 19.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and six assists for the Pistons. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 20.3 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Fred VanVleet averages 3.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Raptors, scoring 18.4 points while shooting 42.2% from beyond the arc. OG Anunoby is shooting 47.4% and averaging 17.2 points over the past 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 2-8, averaging 108.4 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.5 points per game.
Raptors: 5-5, averaging 114.4 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.5 points.
INJURIES: Pistons: Alec Burks: day to day (conditioning), Cade Cunningham: out (shin).
Raptors: Fred VanVleet: day to day (illness), Pascal Siakam: out (adductor), Khem Birch: day to day (knee), Precious Achiuwa: out (ankle).