Golden State Warriors vs Detroit Pistons 11/19/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Friday, November 19, 2021
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The Detroit Pistons (4-10) will try to beat the Golden State Warriors (12-2) at Little Caesars Arena on Friday.
The Warriors played the Nets and notched a win by a score of 117-99 in their last game. Concerning fouls, the Warriors ended up with 27 and the Nets racked up 11 fouls. They also knocked down 10 out of their 36 attempts from beyond the perimeter. Brooklyn finished the game shooting 77.8% at the charity stripe by converting 21 of their 27 attempts. Furthermore, Brooklyn snagged 29 rebounds (9 offensive, 20 defensive) and got 8 blocked shots. Brooklyn earned 38 assists and had 21 steals for this contest. In relation to defending, Golden State let their opponent shoot 38.6% from the floor on 34 of 88 shooting. They also dished out 25 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 2 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Regarding rebounding, they earned 53 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Warriors made 22 of their 28 attempts for a rate of 78.6%. Golden State walked away from the game with a 51.9% field goal percentage (41 out of 79) and buried 13 of 40 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Stephen Curry is one player who was a major contributor for the contest. He totaled 37 points on 12 of 19 shooting. He saw the court for 29 mins and collected 7 rebounds. Curry ended up shooting 63.2% from the floor and earned 5 assists.
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Golden State enters this matchup with a record of 12-2 for the season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 16.2 times per contest and as a squad are committing 19.4 fouls every game. As a team, Golden State is pulling down 48.6 boards per game and is sitting with 409 assists on the season, which is 2nd in the league in terms of passing. The Warriors are connecting on 35.5% from downtown (210 of 591) and 78.5% from the charity stripe. They average 115.2 pts per contest (1st in basketball) while shooting 47.2% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Warriors are able to force 16.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.4 personal fouls. They are giving up 31.6% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 3rd in the NBA in opponents points per game (101.6). The Warriors are giving up a field goal percentage of 42.3% (521 of 1,232) and they concede 42.3 boards per contest as a group. They rank 3rd in the NBA in giving up assists with 300 conceded this season.
In their last game, the Pistons went home victorious with a score of 97-89 when they played the Pacers. When discussing team rebounding, Detroit allowed Indiana to snag 36 in all (7 offensive). They shot 24.3% from 3-point land by shooting 9 out of 37 and finished the contest at 14 of 19 at the charity stripe (73.7%). The Pistons permitted the Pacers to convert 33 of their 79 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.8% in this matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Pistons finished 34 out of 80 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.5%. In relation to 3-pointers, Detroit made 8 out of 28 tries (28.6%). They were able to bury 21 of the free throws for a percentage of 75.0%. The Pacers were called for 18 personal fouls in the game which took the Pistons to the free throw line for 28 shots. They turned the ball over 12 times, while getting 13 steals for this game. The Pistons pulled down 34 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards totaling 42 for this contest.
Cory Joseph ended up being a factor for the Pistons for the matchup. He made 7 out of 11 in this matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 63.6%, and had 5 rebounds. Joseph scored 18 points in his 31 mins of playing time and accumulated 2 assists for this game.
Detroit has a record of 4-10 this year. The Pistons commit 18.6 fouls every game while shooting 76.8% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 21.4 times per contest (26th in basketball) and they are giving up possession 15.7 times per contest. Detroit has earned 1,375 points this year (98.2 per game) and they pull down 42.4 boards per contest. When it comes to offense, the Pistons are shooting 40.8% from the field, which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Pistons are ranked 19th in basketball in PPG given up with 107.6. They have forced 16.9 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.1% from the field (30th in basketball). The Detroit defense gives up 39.8% from downtown (175 of 440) and opponents are knocking down 75.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 23.2 dimes and 44.9 rebounds per game, which ranks them 16th and 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Detroit
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