Detroit Pistons vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction, 1/5/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Charlotte Hornets
Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Location: Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
The Charlotte Hornets (19-19) host the Detroit Pistons (7-28) at Spectrum Center on Wednesday.
The Pistons faced off with the Bucks and earned the victory with a final of 115-106 in their last contest. Detroit ended having earned a 48.4% field goal percentage (44 of 91) and converted 18 of their 43 three-point shots. At the free throw line, the Pistons buried 9 of their 14 tries for a rate of 64.3%. In reference to pulling down boards, they earned a total of 47 with 9 of them being offensive. They also doled out 31 dimes in this contest while creating 2 turnovers and having 6 steals. Regarding the defense, Detroit allowed 42.4% from the field on 39 of 92 shooting. Milwaukee distributed 47 dimes and had 21 steals for the contest. Moreover, Milwaukee collected 36 boards (11 offensive, 25 defensive) and had 1 block. Milwaukee walked away from this one shooting 77.3% when shooting free throws by making 17 of their 22 shots. They made 11 of 46 shots from 3-point land. In reference to fouls, the Pistons walked away with 21 and the Bucks accounted for 8 fouls.
Saddiq Bey is one guy who came through for this game. He left the arena with 34 points on 12 of 22 shooting. He played for 39 minutes played and snagged 8 boards. Bey finished the contest at 54.5% from the field and also dished out 4 assists.
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Detroit will play this game with a record of 7-28 for the season. They currently have an average of 101.1 pts per contest (29th in basketball) while going 41.5% from the floor. The Pistons are hitting 31.4% from downtown (393 of 1,252) and 78.4% from the charity stripe. As a team, Detroit is pulling down 43.2 rebounds per game and is sitting with 759 assists so far this year, which is 28th in the league in terms of passing. They are turning it over 15.5 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 20.9 fouls every game.
When they are on defense, the Pistons are forcing 15.5 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.1 fouls. They are ranked 13th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 862 conceded on the season. The Pistons defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 47.1% (1,419 of 3,011) and they concede 46.4 boards per contest as a squad. They give up 36.1% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 21st in basketball in points per game allowed (110.1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Hornets walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 124-121 against the Wizards. In regard to rebounds, Charlotte permitted Washington to collect 41 overall (10 offensive). They finished 42.1% from three-point range by connecting on 16 of 38 and ended up shooting 28 out of 31 at the charity stripe (90.3%). The Hornets permitted the Wizards to make 40 of their 87 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 46.0% for this contest. When the game finished, the Hornets went 50 out of 104 from the field which had them sitting at 48.1%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Charlotte made 14 of their 38 tries (36.8%). They were able to bury 7 of them for a clip of 53.8%. The Wizards were called for 15 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Hornets to the charity stripe for a total of 13 attempts. They coughed up the ball 8 times, while recording 14 steals in this matchup. The Hornets recorded 32 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 45 for the game.
Miles Bridges ended up being important for the Hornets for the game. He made 10 of 19 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 52.6%, and had 14 rebounds. Bridges scored 23 points in his 42 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 4 assists in the game.
Charlotte has a win-loss record of 19-19 on the campaign. The Hornets are responsible for committing 19.2 fouls per game and they connect on 73.9% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 26.8 times per contest (3rd in basketball) and they are turning it over 13.0 times per game. Charlotte has accumulated 4,366 pts for the year (114.9 per contest) and they collect 43.6 boards per game. As an offensive unit, the Hornets are hitting on 46.2% from the floor, which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Hornets on defense are ranked 30th in the NBA in points given up per game with 116.7. They are forcing 15.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 46.8% from the floor (27th in the NBA). The Charlotte defense surrenders 36.1% on shots from distance (549 of 1,519) and opponents are connecting on 78.7% of their foul shots. They relinquish 26.3 dimes and 48.4 rebounds every game, which is 30th and 29th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit
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