Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Clippers 11/26/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Los Angeles Clippers (10-8) welcome the Detroit Pistons (4-14) at STAPLES Center on Friday.
The Pistons stepped onto the hardwood against the Bucks and took a loss by a final of 114-93 in their last contest. In reference to personal fouls, the Pistons walked away with 18 while the Bucks accounted for 15 personal fouls. They knocked down 15 out of their 36 tries from 3-point land. Milwaukee finished the game at 88.2% from the charity stripe by converting 15 of their 17 shots. Additionally, Milwaukee grabbed 46 rebounds (10 offensive, 36 defensive) and got 1 block. Milwaukee distributed 56 dimes and had 23 steals for the game. With regard to defense, Detroit allowed the other team to shoot 48.3% from the floor on 42 of 87 shooting. They also distributed 16 dimes for the game while forcing the opposition into 6 turnovers and earning 7 steals. When talking about getting rebounds, they compiled 44 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Pistons knocked down 14 of their 19 shots for a rate of 73.7%. Detroit finished the game with a 35.8% FG percentage (34 out of 95) and made 11 out of their 45 shots from distance.
Trey Lyles is someone who was a major contributor in the game. He was able to score 19 points on 7 of 15 shooting. He played 23 minutes and snagged 7 rebounds. Lyles finished shooting 46.7% from the floor but had no assists at the end of the game.
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Detroit will play this contest with a mark of 4-14 for the campaign. They are giving up possession 14.9 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 19.3 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Detroit is snagging 41.4 boards per contest and is sitting with 385 assists on the year, which ranks 27th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Pistons are connecting on 29.5% from downtown (199 of 674) and 77.2% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 98.8 points per contest (30th in the NBA) while hitting 40.7% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Pistons are able to force 16.7 turnovers per game while drawing 19.7 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 16th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 421 relinquished this season. The Pistons defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 48.0% (723 of 1,505) and they surrender 46.4 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are giving up 39.0% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 20th in the NBA in points per game allowed (108.1).
In their last game, the Clippers took a loss by a score of 112-104 when they played the Mavericks. The Clippers were able to pull down 35 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive rebounds totaling 47 in this matchup. They turned it over 18 times, while earning 5 steals in this matchup. The Mavericks committed 14 personal fouls in the game which took the Clippers to the charity stripe for 29 attempts. They were able to knock down 24 of the free throws for a rate of 82.8%. With respect to shots from beyond the arc, Los Angeles made 10 of 32 attempts (31.3%). When this game wrapped up, the Clippers finished shooting 35 for 85 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 41.2%. The Clippers permitted the Mavericks to bury 39 out of their 89 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 43.8% in this contest. They finished 30.8% from three-point range by connecting on 12 out of 39 and finished the contest at 22 out of 27 at the free throw line (81.5%). When talking about how they cleaned up the glass, Los Angeles allowed Dallas to grab 30 in total (12 offensive).
Reggie Jackson ended up being a factor for the Clippers in the game. Jackson had 31 points in his 42 mins of playing time and had 2 assists for the matchup. He made 12 of 23 for the matchup for a field goal rate of 52.2%, and had 10 rebounds.
Los Angeles has a mark of 10-8 so far this year. The Clippers are responsible for committing 17.2 fouls per contest while shooting 80.8% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 22.6 times per contest (19th in the NBA) and they turn it over 14.7 times per game. Los Angeles has 1,907 pts so far this year (105.9 per game) and they collect 44.8 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Clippers are shooting 44.5% from the field, which ranks them 18th in basketball.
The Clippers are ranked 4th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 102.9. They are forcing their opponents into 15.7 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.3% from the field (7th in the NBA). The Los Angeles defense gives up 33.1% on three-point shots (204 of 617) and opponents are converting on 79.3% of their foul shots. They relinquish 21.6 assists and 47.1 boards per game, ranking them 5th and 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit
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