Detroit Pistons vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 1/30/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+6)
Chase Center is the venue where and the Golden State Warriors (10-9) will play the Detroit Pistons (5-14) on Saturday. Detroit opens this game as 6-point dogs. The over/under opens at 225.
The Detroit Pistons faced the Los Angeles Lakers and earned the victory with a final of 107-92 in their last game. Detroit finished with a 46.0% field goal percentage (40 out of 87) and converted 14 of 36 3-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Pistons converted 13 of 13 attempts for a percentage of 100.0%. Regarding rebounding, they earned a total of 38 with 5 of them being offensive. They also doled out 27 dimes for the game in addition to earning 4 steals and 2 blocks. When it comes to defending, Detroit allowed 40.9% from the field on 36 out of 88 shooting. Los Angeles earned 25 assists and had 2 steals for the game. Moreover, the Lakers totaled 44 rebounds (12 offensive, 32 defensive) and added 3 blocks. Los Angeles ended up going 66.7% from the charity stripe by making 8 of their 12 attempts. They buried 12 out of their 28 tries from 3-point land.
Blake Griffin is a player who was important in the game. He scored 23 points on 8 out of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 35:21 mins and also collected 3 boards. Griffin finished the game shooting 50.0% from the floor and also totaled 6 dimes. One more player that was a major factor in this matchup for the Pistons was Wayne Ellington. He pulled down 2 boards and also accounted for 2 assists. He finished the contest at 58.3% from the field in this contest by shooting 7-of-12 (20 points). When all was said and done, Ellington saw the court for 28:39 minutes.
Detroit comes into this game with a win-loss record of 5-14 so far this season. The Pistons are shooting 36.4% on 3-point shots (254 of 698) and 78.8% from the charity stripe. They average 109.3 points per game (21st in basketball) while hitting 43.1% from the field. They turn it over 14.7 times per game and as a squad they commit 21.2 fouls every game. As a team, Detroit is collecting 43.2 boards per game and is sitting with 461 assists for the campaign, which is 9th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. When they are on defense, the Pistons are forcing 16.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 21.7 personal fouls. The Pistons are allowing a FG percentage of 47.9% (307 of 413) and they concede 45.9 boards per game as a group. They currently rank 24th in the NBA in giving up assists with 470 conceded on the year. They give up 38.8% on 3-point attempts and they are 22nd in the league in points per game allowed (112.4).
When they last stepped on the court, the Golden State Warriors took a loss by a score of 114-93 when they faced the Phoenix Suns. The Warriors were able to collect 36 defensive boards and 12 offensive rebounds totaling 48 in the matchup. They blocked 2 tries while recording 8 steals in this game. The Suns earned 14 fouls in the matchup which got the Warriors to the free throw line for a total of 8 tries. They were able to make 6 of those for a percentage of 75.0%. With regard to shots from downtown, Golden State converted 11 of their 38 attempts (28.9%). When the game finished, the Warriors shot 38 out of 99 from the floor which had them sitting at 38.4%. The Warriors permitted the Suns to convert 41 out of their 88 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 46.6% in this contest. They finished 34.4% from beyond the arc by going 11 out of 32 and finished the contest at 21 out of 23 at the free throw line (91.3%). With respect to how they attacked the glass, Golden State permitted Phoenix to get 57 in total (9 on the offensive glass).
Stephen Curry ended up being a major contributor for the Warriors in this matchup. He made 10 of 20 for the contest for a rate of 50.0%, which got him 27 points. Curry collected 4 boards in his 31:14 mins of playing time and totaled 4 assists in this contest. One more player who came through for Golden State was Andrew Wiggins. He ended up scoring 16 points in his 28:10 minutes on the court by way of 6 out of 11 from the floor in this matchup. Wiggins finished going 54.5% from the field and also totaling 2 assists and 5 boards.
Golden State has a win-loss mark of 10-9 on the campaign. When it comes to executing on offense, the Warriors are hitting on 44.8% from the field, which ranks 22nd in the league. Golden State has scored 2,130 pts for the season (112.1 per game) and they collect 44.0 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 26.1 times per contest (9th in the NBA) and they lose possession via turnover 14.6 times per contest. The Warriors are committing 23.3 personal fouls every game and they hit 77.1% from the free throw line. The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 24th in the NBA in PPG allowed with 114.5. They are able to force 15.7 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 44.5% from the field (4th in the league). The Golden State defense gives up 36.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter (244 of 664) and their opposition makes 77.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 23.6 assists and 49.5 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 9th and 29th in basketball.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State (-6) and under 225 points
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