Friday, November 25, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Friday, November 25, 2016. The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 14-2. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.8 as they are averaging 110.9 points per game while giving up 97.1 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 7-9. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 97.4 points per game and surrendering 96.5, good for a point differential of 0.9.
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Blake Griffin comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Chris Paul averages 18.4 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.5 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Tobias Harris averages 16.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Andre Drummond averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 14 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 47%.
Los Angeles averages 110.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 12.1 per game. The Clippers allow 97.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 19.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Detroit averages 97.4 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 2nd with 11.8 per game. The Pistons allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Pistons force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 114.6 and a defensive rating of 100.4. In terms of pace they average 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 103.2 and they have a defensive rating of 102.3. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 10-6-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 10-6-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit +7
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