Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 10/31/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+12)
Barclays Center is the site where the Brooklyn Nets (3-3) will try to beat the Detroit Pistons (0-4) on Sunday. Brooklyn opens this game as 12-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 215.
The Pistons played the 76ers and ended up losing by a score of 110-102 in their last game. Detroit walked away from the game having earned a 40.7% FG percentage (35 out of 86) and buried 13 of 39 3-pointers. When they shot from the free throw line, the Pistons made 19 of 27 attempts for a rate of 70.4%. In regard to rebounding, they compiled a total of 37 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 22 dimes for this game in addition to forcing the opposition into 9 turnovers and earning 11 steals. When it comes to the defense, Detroit allowed their opponent to shoot 50.0% from the floor on 38 of 76 shooting. Philadelphia recorded 46 assists and had 22 steals for the contest. Moreover, Philadelphia collected 40 rebounds (6 offensive, 34 defensive) and earned 4 blocks. Philadelphia shot 91.7% when shooting free throws by making 22 of their 24 tries. They converted 12 out of their 27 attempts from beyond the perimeter.
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Saddiq Bey is a guy who was a major factor in this matchup. He notched 19 points on 7 out of 14 shooting. He played for 35 minutes played and also grabbed 6 rebounds. Bey finished the game at 50.0% from the field and also totaled 2 assists.
Detroit enters this game with a win-loss record of 0-4 so far this season. The Pistons are hitting 25.8% from downtown (33 of 128) and 72.6% from the free throw line. They are averaging 94.0 pts per contest (30th in the NBA) while going 40.8% from the field. They turn the ball over 17.0 times per contest and as a team they commit 17.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Detroit is collecting 43.3 rebounds per game and has accounted for 79 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 29th in the league in terms of passing. Defensively, the Pistons are forcing 16.8 turnovers per game while drawing 19.5 personal fouls. They currently rank 3rd in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 88 surrendered on the campaign. The Pistons are allowing a shooting percentage of 46.4% (156 of 336) and they surrender 46.3 boards per contest as a team. They are giving up 38.9% on three-point shots while they are 12th in the league in PPG allowed (105.8).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Nets got the victory with a final of 105-98 when they faced the Pacers. The Nets pulled down 40 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 50 in this matchup. They also coughed it up 18 times, while earning 9 steals in the matchup. The Pacers earned 14 personal fouls in this contest which took the Nets to the charity stripe for 41 tries. They were able to bury 31 of them for a percentage of 75.6%. Concerning 3-pointers, Brooklyn converted 6 out of their 26 tries (23.1%). When the final whistle was blown, the Nets ended up shooting 34 for 76 from the floor which gave them a rate of 44.7%. The Nets allowed the Pacers to convert 37 of 93 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 39.8% for this contest. They finished 27.6% from three-point range by hitting 8 out of 29 and ended up shooting 16 out of 23 from the free throw line (69.6%). With respect to rebounds, Brooklyn allowed Indiana to get 35 in total (11 offensive).
James Harden was important for the Nets in this game. He made 5 out of 11 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 45.5%, and earned 8 rebounds. Harden racked up 29 points in his 35 mins on the court and had 8 dimes in this matchup.
Brooklyn has a record of 3-3 for the year. The Nets commit 19.3 fouls per contest and they connect on 77.1% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 21.2 times per contest (24th in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.3 times per game. Brooklyn has earned 615 pts on the season (102.5 per game) and they pull down 46.8 rebounds per contest. As an offensive unit, the Nets are shooting 43.4% from the floor, which has them ranked 21st in the NBA. The Nets are ranked 14th in basketball in points allowed per contest with 106.8. They allow 20.8 assists and 49.7 boards per game, which is ranked 7th and 26th in basketball. The Brooklyn defense concedes 31.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (66 of 208) and their opposition makes 77.8% of their foul shots. They are forcing their opponents into 11.8 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 42.2% from the floor (6th in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn (-12)
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