Detroit Pistons vs Cleveland Cavaliers 11/12/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Cleveland Cavaliers
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Location: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is the location where the Cleveland Cavaliers (7-5) will attempt to beat the Detroit Pistons (2-8) on Friday.
The Pistons played the Rockets and earned the victory with a final of 112-104 in their last contest. When it comes to personal fouls, the Pistons ended up walking away with 26 while the Rockets totaled 13 personal fouls. They also knocked down 12 of their 34 tries from three-point range. Houston shot 64.7% at the charity stripe by knocking down 22 of their 34 attempts. On top of that, Houston snagged 34 boards (8 offensive, 26 defensive) and earned 6 rejections. Houston distributed 42 assists and had 17 steals in the game. Concerning the defense, Detroit allowed 42.7% from the field on 35 of 82 shooting. They also distributed 23 dimes in this matchup in addition to creating 5 turnovers and earning 6 steals. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they earned 49 with 16 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Pistons made 12 of 18 attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. Detroit ended the contest having earned a 43.3% field goal percentage (42 out of 97) and buried 16 out of their 48 3-point shots.
Jerami Grant is one player who was a major contributor for the game. He ended up with 35 points on 12 out of 23 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 35 mins played and totaled 5 rebounds. Grant ended up going 52.2% from the floor and also distributed 3 dimes.
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Detroit will enter this game with a win-loss record of 2-8 on the season. They currently have an average of 96.6 pts per contest (30th in the NBA) while going 39.8% from the field. The Pistons are shooting 28.5% on 3-pointers (105 of 369) and 73.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Detroit is collecting 42.7 rebounds per game and has tallied 208 assists on the campaign, which is 29th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 15.2 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 19.4 fouls every game.
Defensively, the Pistons are forcing 17.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.9 fouls. They are currently ranked 7th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 231 relinquished on the campaign. The Pistons defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 47.9% (395 of 824) and they surrender 46.0 rebounds per game as a team. They are giving up 41.7% on three-point shots and they are ranked 14th in basketball in PPG allowed (106.9).
The last time they took the court, the Cavaliers took a loss by a score of 97-94 when they faced the Wizards. Regarding how they attacked the glass, Cleveland permitted Washington to get 37 overall (12 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 35.7% from 3-point land by shooting 10 of 28 and finished the game at 17 of 17 at the charity stripe (100.0%). The Cavaliers allowed the Wizards to make 35 of 84 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 41.7% in this game. When all was said and done, the Cavaliers went 35 out of 76 from the field which gave them a rate of 46.1%. When it comes to 3-point shots, Cleveland knocked down 9 of their 31 tries (29.0%). They were able to convert 15 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 71.4%. The Wizards had 12 personal fouls in this contest which took the Cavaliers to the charity stripe for a total of 21 attempts. They also gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 7 steals for this contest. The Cavaliers were able to corral 34 defensive boards and 6 offensive boards for a total of 40 for this contest.
Ricky Rubio was important for the Cavaliers for the game. Rubio scored 20 points in his 28 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 5 dimes for the contest. He knocked down 6 of 15 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 40.0%, and tallied 5 rebounds.
Cleveland has a record of 7-5 this season. The Cavaliers are responsible for committing 15.9 personal fouls every game while shooting 76.6% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 24.8 times per game (6th in basketball) and they are turning it over 16.3 times per contest. Cleveland has 1,260 pts this season (105.0 per contest) and they collect 44.5 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offense, the Cavaliers are connecting on 46.2% from the floor, which has them ranked 10th in the league.
The Cavaliers on defense are ranked 10th in basketball in PPG given up with 104.3. They are forcing 14.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 44.8% from the field (16th in the NBA). The Cleveland defense allows 33.6% on 3-point shots (132 of 393) and their opponents are converting on 76.1% of their foul shots. They give up 24.0 dimes and 45.1 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 20th and 11th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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