Monday, November 7, 2016
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The Detroit Pistons travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, November 7, 2016. The Pistons come into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 100.5 points per game while giving up 93.0 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 5-1. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 90.7, good for a point differential of 12.0.
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Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Pistons. He pulls down 14.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 49%. Tobias Harris averages 18.8 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Chris Paul averages 18.5 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 8.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Blake Griffin averages 20.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Detroit averages 100.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 56.5 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.3 per game. The Pistons allow 93 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Los Angeles averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 55.7 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 8th with 12.8 per game. The Clippers allow 90.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 19 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Clippers force 18.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Pistons have an offensive rating of 104.7 and a defensive rating of 96.9. In terms of pace they average 96 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 104.6 and they have a defensive rating of 92.3. They get 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 11.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 16.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%.
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-1-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/06/16 F Reggie Bullock Back doubtful Monday vs. LA Clippers
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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