Sacramento Kings vs Detroit Pistons 11/15/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Monday, November 15, 2021
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: NBC Sports California
The Sacramento Kings (5-8) are traveling to Little Caesars Arena on Monday where they will play the Detroit Pistons (3-9).
The Kings faced off with the Thunder and took a loss by a final of 105-103 in their last game. Sacramento finished having earned a 40.0% field goal percentage (38 out of 95) and converted 14 of their 41 3-point shots. At the free throw line, the Kings made 13 of their 17 shots for a percentage of 76.5%. With respect to grabbing boards, they earned 49 with 11 of them being offensive. They also dished out 20 dimes in the matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 6 turnovers and earning 5 steals. In the matter of defense, Sacramento allowed 42.4% from the field on 42 of 99 shooting. Oklahoma City doled out 52 assists and had 13 steals in this contest. On top of that, Oklahoma City grabbed 36 boards (16 offensive, 20 defensive) and had 7 rejections. Oklahoma City walked away from this one shooting 73.3% from the charity stripe by knocking down 11 of 15 tries. They converted 10 out of their 30 attempts from 3-point land. Regarding fouls, the Kings ended up finishing with 12 and the Thunder finished the game with 10 fouls.
Richaun Holmes is a guy who came through for the contest. Holmes ended up shooting 77.8% from the floor and also earned 1 assist. He was on the court for 32 mins and totaled 15 boards. He had 16 points on 7 of 9 shooting.
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Sacramento steps onto the court with a win-loss mark of 5-8 for the campaign. They are averaging 110.3 pts per game (5th in the NBA) on 45.5% from the floor. The Kings are hitting 34.3% on shots from 3-point land (159 of 464) and 79.3% from the free throw line. As a unit, Sacramento is grabbing 45.1 boards per game and is sitting with 295 dimes on the campaign, which has them ranked 14th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 14.2 times per contest and as a squad are committing 19.9 fouls every game.
Defensively, the Kings have forced 12.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.0 personal fouls. They relinquish 34.2% on 3-point shots and they are 26th in the NBA in PPG allowed (111.0). The Kings are giving up a FG percentage of 45.2% (544 of 1,204) and they surrender 46.7 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are 15th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 289 relinquished on the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Pistons got the win with a final of 127-121 when they faced the Raptors. When talking about how they attacked the glass, Detroit allowed Toronto to collect 24 overall (15 on the offensive side). They shot 38.2% from downtown by shooting 13 of 34 and finished the contest at 20 out of 31 at the free throw line (64.5%). The Pistons allowed the Raptors to make 44 out of their 87 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.6% in this game. Overall, the Pistons walked away from this one shooting 43 for 79 from the field which gave them a rate of 54.4%. In regard to shooting from 3-point land, Detroit converted 15 of their 35 attempts (42.9%). They were able to bury 26 of the free throws for a rate of 86.7%. The Raptors earned 13 fouls for the contest which took the Pistons to the free throw line for 30 tries. They turned it over 13 times, while earning 5 steals for the matchup. The Pistons recorded 25 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 in the matchup.
Jerami Grant pitched in for the Pistons in this matchup. He made 8 out of 16 in this game for a rate of 50.0%, and totaled 5 rebounds. Grant had 24 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 5 assists for the matchup.
Detroit has a mark of 3-9 for the year. The Pistons have committed 19.2 personal fouls per contest and they hit 75.9% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 21.7 times per contest (24th in the NBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.8 times per game. Detroit has tallied 1,171 pts for the year (97.6 per game) and they average 42.0 boards per contest. On the offensive side of the court, the Pistons are shooting 40.7% from the field, which is 30th in the league.
The Detroit defense allows 40.5% on three-point shots (150 of 370) and their opponents are connecting on 75.5% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 23.3 dimes and 44.9 total boards per game, which is ranked 16th and 12th in the league. The Pistons on the defensive side of the court are 15th in the league in PPG given up with 107.3. They are forcing 17.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 48.1% from the field (30th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Sacramento
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