Detroit Pistons vs Portland Trail Blazers 11/30/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Portland Trail Blazers
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Location: Moda Center in Portland, OR
TV: ROOT SPORTS
Moda Center is the location where the Portland Trail Blazers (10-10) will take on the Detroit Pistons (4-16) on Tuesday.
The Pistons took the court against the Lakers and ended up losing by a score of 110-106 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Pistons left the arena with 20 while the Lakers accumulated 12 personal fouls. They made 9 out of their 32 attempts from beyond the arc. Los Angeles finished the contest at 60.0% from the charity stripe by converting 15 of their 25 shots. In addition, Los Angeles pulled down 36 boards (6 offensive, 30 defensive) and added 4 blocks. Los Angeles earned 42 dimes and had 32 steals for this contest. Regarding defense, Detroit allowed 50.0% from the field on 43 out of 86 shooting. They also recorded 29 assists in this matchup while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When talking about pulling down rebounds, they earned a total of 53 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the free throw line, the Pistons knocked down 17 of their 19 attempts for a percentage of 89.5%. Detroit walked away from the contest with a 42.7% field goal percentage (38 of 89) and knocked down 13 of their 33 3-pointers.
Jerami Grant is a player who came through in this contest. He racked up 32 points on 11 of 20 shooting. He saw the court for 33 mins and totaled 6 rebounds. Grant finished shooting 55.0% from the floor and totaled 4 assists.
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Detroit heads into this matchup with a record of 4-16 for the year. They currently have an average of 99.0 pts per game (29th in the league) while hitting 40.6% from the field. The Pistons are shooting 29.7% on 3-point shots (220 of 740) and 78.2% from the free throw line. As a unit, Detroit is pulling in 42.6 boards per contest and has earned 431 assists this season, which has them ranked 26th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 15.0 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 19.3 personal fouls per game.
Defensively, the Pistons are forcing 16.4 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.0 personal fouls. They concede 37.9% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 21st in the NBA in points per game allowed (108.2). The Pistons defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 47.9% (805 of 1,682) and they concede 46.6 boards per contest as a group. They currently rank 19th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 479 conceded this year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Trail Blazers walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 118-103 when they played the Warriors. In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, Portland permitted Golden State to collect 37 overall (11 on the offensive glass). They shot 32.4% from downtown by hitting 12 of 37 and ended up shooting 12 of 16 from the free throw line (75.0%). The Trail Blazers allowed the Warriors to convert 47 of their 87 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 54.0% in this contest. When the final whistle blew, the Trail Blazers shot 36 out of 86 from the field which had them at 41.9%. With respect to shooting from beyond the arc, Portland converted 13 out of 38 tries (34.2%). They were able to convert 18 of the free throws for a percentage of 78.3%. The Warriors were called for 15 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Trail Blazers to the charity stripe for 23 shots. They also turned it over 10 times, while recording 7 steals in this matchup. The Trail Blazers snagged 30 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 37 for the contest.
Damian Lillard ended up having an impact for the Trail Blazers for this contest. Lillard earned 16 points in his 38 mins on the hardwood and had 6 dimes for the contest. He converted 5 out of 15 in this matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 33.3%, but wasn't able to snag a rebound.
Portland has a record of 10-10 so far this year. The Trail Blazers are committing 18.6 fouls per contest while shooting 79.4% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 23.8 times per game (9th in the league) and they turn it over 13.7 times per game. Portland has scored 2,211 points so far this season (110.6 per game) and they grab 45.1 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Trail Blazers are hitting on 45.9% from the floor, which ranks 12th in the league.
The Portland defense allows 38.5% on shots from distance (273 of 709) and their opponents are converting on 73.1% of their free throw attempts. They allow 25.9 assists and 42.6 boards every game, ranking them 28th and 4th in the NBA. The Trail Blazers on the defensive side of the court are 24th in the NBA in PPG allowed with 110.0. They are forcing 13.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.4% from the floor (28th in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Portland and under the total points
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