Detroit plays Indiana, seeks 5th straight home win
Indiana Pacers (46-32, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (39-38, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit hosts Indiana aiming to extend its four-game home winning streak.
The Pistons are 8-7 in division play. Detroit ranks second in the Eastern Conference with 11.4 offensive rebounds per game, led by Andre Drummond averaging 5.3.
The Pacers are 10-5 against opponents in the Central Division. Indiana is 41-17 when scoring 100 or more points. The Pacers won the last meeting between these two squads 111-102 on April 1. Thaddeus Young led the way with 19 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Drummond is scoring 17.3 points per game and averaging 15.5 rebounds for the Pistons. Reggie Jackson has averaged 17.2 points and totaled 2.9 rebounds while shooting 42.5 percent over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Domantas Sabonis leads the Pacers with 9.3 rebounds and averages 14.1 points. Myles Turner has averaged 8.6 rebounds and added 14.5 points per game over the last 10 games for Indiana.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 3-7, averaging 106.6 points, 43.4 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 7.9 steals and four blocks per game while shooting 47.7 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting.
Pistons: 5-5, averaging 109.2 points, 43.1 rebounds, 23 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106 points on 48.6 percent shooting.
Pistons Injuries: Luke Kennard: day to day (illness), Blake Griffin: day to day (knee).
Pacers Injuries: Alize Johnson: day to day (foot), Wesley Matthews: out (hamstring), Darren Collison: out (groin), Victor Oladipo: out for season (ruptured right quadricep tendon).