Brooklyn Nets vs Detroit Pistons 11/5/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Friday, November 5, 2021
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
Little Caesars Arena is the site where the Detroit Pistons (1-6) will meet the Brooklyn Nets (5-3) on Friday.
The Nets took the court against the Hawks and went home with a win by a final score of 117-108 in their last contest. Brooklyn finished having earned a 48.9% FG percentage (43 out of 88) and converted 22 of 48 three-point shots. At the free throw line, the Nets buried 9 of their 12 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. In reference to getting rebounds, they collected 42 with 7 of them being offensive. They also doled out 34 assists in this game in addition to forcing 4 turnovers and having 7 steals. In the matter of defense, Brooklyn allowed the other team to shoot 43.6% from the field on 41 out of 94 shooting. Atlanta doled out 52 assists and had 23 steals in the matchup. Additionally, Atlanta collected 40 rebounds (12 offensive, 28 defensive) and had 8 rejections. Atlanta finished shooting 86.7% from the free throw line by making 13 of 15 attempts. They knocked down 13 of their 35 attempts from 3-point land.
Kevin Durant is one player who was a major factor for this game. He was able to score 32 points on 13 of 20 shooting. He played for 36 minutes and pulled down 7 boards. Durant finished the contest at 65.0% from the floor and earned 5 assists.
Brooklyn will enter this matchup with a mark of 5-3 on the season. They have an average of 106.1 points per game (19th in the NBA) while shooting 46.4% from the field. The Nets are hitting 36.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (103 of 282) and 75.5% from the free throw line. As a team, Brooklyn is pulling down 45.5 rebounds per game and has tallied 191 assists on the campaign, which ranks 13th in basketball in terms of passing. They are turning it over 15.3 times per game and as a squad they are committing 19.1 fouls per contest. On the defensive end of the court, the Nets are able to force 12.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.3 fouls. They are surrendering 33.0% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 10th in the league in points per game from their opponents (105.0). The Nets are giving up a field goal percentage of 42.2% (315 of 747) and they surrender 47.4 boards per game as a unit. They rank 10th in basketball in giving up assists with 169 relinquished on the campaign.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Pistons walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 117-89 when they faced the Bucks. The Pistons were able to collect 29 defensive boards and 14 offensive rebounds totaling 43 in this game. They gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while earning 5 steals in the game. The Bucks committed 15 fouls in the game which took the Pistons to the charity stripe for 30 shots. They were able to make 21 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 70.0%. Regarding shots from downtown, Detroit converted 8 of their 47 attempts (17.0%). In all, the Pistons ended up going 30 for 93 from the floor which had them shooting 32.3%. The Pistons allowed the Bucks to make 42 out of their 84 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 50.0% in this contest. They finished the game shooting 45.9% from three-point range by going 17 of 37 and finished the game at 16 out of 21 at the charity stripe (76.2%). When talking about how they rebounded, Detroit allowed Milwaukee to collect 43 overall (9 on the offensive glass).
Jerami Grant ended up being a factor for the Pistons for the matchup. He converted 8 of 13 for the game for a field goal percentage of 61.5%, and accounted for 2 rebounds. Grant tallied 21 points in his 24 mins on the court and had 1 assist for this contest.
Detroit has a mark of 1-6 on the season. The Pistons have committed 18.3 personal fouls every game and they hit 72.9% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 21.0 times per game (25th in the league) and they turn it over 16.1 times per contest. Detroit has accounted for 666 points this year (95.1 per contest) and they pull in 41.9 boards per contest. When it comes to offensive execution, the Pistons are hitting on 39.4% from the floor, which is 30th in the league. The Pistons are ranked 15th in the league in points given up per game with 108.6. The Detroit defense allows 43.6% on shots from 3-point land (88 of 202) and opponents are making 80.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They concede 23.9 dimes and 46.3 boards every game, which ranks them 17th and 17th in the league. They have forced 17.4 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 48.9% from the floor (30th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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