Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 3/29/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
The Detroit Pistons (20-55) are headed to Barclays Center on Tuesday where they will take on the Brooklyn Nets (39-36).
The Pistons played the Knicks and took a loss by a score of 104-102 in their last contest. When it comes to fouls, the Pistons ended up with 21 while the Knicks totaled 12 fouls. They converted 13 of 41 tries from long range. New York finished the contest at 79.3% at the charity stripe by converting 23 of their 29 tries. Additionally, New York grabbed 37 boards (13 offensive, 24 defensive) and added 5 blocked shots. New York recorded 50 dimes and had 19 steals in the matchup. Concerning the defense, Detroit let their opponent shoot 40.0% from the field on 34 of 85 shooting. They also distributed 23 assists in the game while forcing the opposition into 8 turnovers and having 8 steals. When talking about grabbing rebounds, they collected a total of 37 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. From the charity stripe, the Pistons buried 16 of 18 tries for a percentage of 88.9%. Detroit finished the contest with a 45.9% FG percentage (39 of 85) and knocked down 8 of their 29 shots from downtown.
Marvin Bagley III is one guy who was a contributor in this matchup. Bagley III finished the game at 78.6% from the field but had no assists at the end of the game. He was on the hardwood for 35 minutes played and also collected 7 rebounds. He walked away with 27 points on 11 of 14 shooting.
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Detroit enters this one with a win-loss record of 20-55 this season. They cough up possession 14.3 times per game and as a squad are committing 22.1 personal fouls every game. As a team, Detroit is grabbing 43.2 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,731 dimes for the season, which is 24th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Pistons are hitting 32.4% on three-point shots (831 of 2,564) and 78.0% from the free throw line. They average 104.3 pts per contest (28th in basketball) while connecting on 42.9% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Pistons are forcing 14.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.8 fouls. They rank 21st in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,876 surrendered on the year. The Pistons are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 47.0% (3,038 of 6,459) and they concede 46.2 rebounds per game as a squad. They give up 36.4% on 3-point shots and they rank 21st in the NBA in PPG allowed (112.1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Nets went home defeated by a final of 119-110 against the Hornets. The Nets collected 36 defensive boards and 14 offensive boards totaling 50 for this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 9 times, while recording 9 steals in this game. The Hornets earned 11 personal fouls in this contest which got the Nets to the charity stripe for a total of 26 tries. They were able to knock down 17 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 65.4%. With respect to three-point attempts, Brooklyn converted 7 out of their 34 attempts (20.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Nets walked away from this one shooting 43 out of 97 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.3%. The Nets allowed the Hornets to make 42 of their 98 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.9% in the matchup. They wrapped up this game 53.1% from distance by connecting on 17 of 32 and finished the contest at 18 out of 23 at the free throw line (78.3%). In reference to rebounding, Brooklyn permitted Charlotte to grab 36 in total (17 on the offensive side).
Andre Drummond ended up being a major contributor for the Nets in this contest. Drummond tallied 20 points in his 31 minutes on the hardwood, but left the arena with no assists. He made 7 out of 12 for the game for a field goal rate of 58.3%, and had 17 rebounds.
Brooklyn has a mark of 39-36 for the year. The Nets are responsible for committing 20.2 personal fouls per game and they connect on 80.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 25.2 times per contest (9th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 13.9 times per game. Brooklyn has accumulated 8,414 points on the season (112.2 per contest) and they average 44.1 boards per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Nets are hitting on 47.4% from the field, which is ranked 4th in basketball.
The Brooklyn defense concedes 34.6% on shots from distance (934 of 2,700) and their opposition knocks down 79.7% of their foul shots. They have given up 24.0 dimes and 44.2 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 11th and 16th in the NBA. The Nets are ranked 19th in the NBA in PPG given up with 111.9. They are able to force 13.4 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (9th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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