Saturday, November 14, 2015
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.
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The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 5-3 and a road record of 3-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 96.8 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 5-4 and a home record of 4-1. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.6 points per game and surrendering 105.1, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Reggie Jackson comes into this contest averaging 21.9 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Andre Drummond averages 18.8 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 19.3 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Blake Griffin averages 25.8 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Chris Paul averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Detroit averages 98.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 58.6 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.8 per game. The Pistons allow 96.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 105.6 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 4th with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Clippers force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 2-6-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
10/26/15 PG Brandon Jennings Achilles out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/13/15 PG Chris Paul Groin doubtful Saturday vs. Detroit
11/13/15 C DeAndre Jordan Shoulder injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Detroit
11/13/15 G J.J. Redick Back doubtful Saturday vs. Detroit
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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