Detroit Pistons vs Washington Wizards Prediction, 10/25/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Detroit Pistons vs Washington Wizards
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Capital One Arena is where the Washington Wizards will compete against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday.
The Pistons played the Pacers and went home with a loss by a final score of 124-115 in their last game. Concerning fouls, the Pistons walked away with 20 while the Pacers recorded 21 fouls. They converted 16 out of their 42 tries from distance. Indiana ended up going 75.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 18 of their 24 tries. Moreover, Indiana pulled down 59 boards (20 offensive, 39 defensive) and had 3 rejections. Indiana recorded 28 dimes and had 7 steals for this game. In the matter of the defense, Detroit let their opponent shoot 43.7% from the field on 45 of 103 shooting. They also dished out 26 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 11 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they earned 53 with 17 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Pistons converted 23 of their 30 shots for a percentage of 76.7%. Detroit wrapped up the game with a 38.9% field goal percentage (37 of 95) and converted 18 of their 42 shots from downtown.
Saddiq Bey is a player who had an impact for the contest. Bey shot 31.3% from the field and also totaled 3 dimes. He saw the court for 36 mins and snagged 11 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 20 points on 5 of 16 shooting.
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Detroit comes into this game with a record of 1-2 on the season. They lose possession via turnover 14.0 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 20.7 fouls every game. As a unit, Detroit is collecting 47.7 boards per game and has earned 83 assists so far this year, which has them ranked 8th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Pistons are hitting 35.3% on shots from beyond the arc (41 of 116) and 70.9% from the free throw line. They average 111.3 pts per game (18th in the league) while going 41.6% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Pistons are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 23.7 fouls. They give up 39.1% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 25th in the league in PPG allowed (121.0). The Pistons defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 48.2% (137 of 284) and they concede 52.3 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 18th in basketball in allowing assists with 78 surrendered for the year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Wizards walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 117-107 against the Cavaliers. When discussing cleaning the glass, Washington allowed Cleveland to snag 48 overall (16 on the offensive glass). They finished shooting 39.4% from beyond the perimeter via 13 out of 33 and ended up shooting 22 of 25 from the charity stripe (88.0%). The Wizards allowed the Cavaliers to make 41 of 96 tries from the floor which had them shooting 42.7% for the game. When all was said and done, the Wizards shot 43 for 87 from the field which had them sitting at 49.4%. Pertaining to shots from distance, Washington converted 12 out of their 28 tries (42.9%). They were able to make 9 of them for a percentage of 60.0%. The Cavaliers were called for 20 personal fouls in the game which got the Wizards to the free throw line for a total of 15 attempts. They turned it over 18 times, while earning 9 steals in this matchup. The Wizards snagged 31 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards for a total of 35 in the game.
Bradley Beal ended up being a major contributor for the Wizards for this contest. Beal had 27 points in his 42 mins of playing time and had 5 assists in this matchup. He knocked down 11 out of 16 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 68.8%, and totaled 4 rebounds.
Washington has a win-loss mark of 2-1 so far this season. When it comes to offense, the Wizards are connecting on 48.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 5th in the league. Washington has totaled 323 points for the season (107.7 per game) and they average 42.3 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 24.0 times per game (18th in the NBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 18.0 times per game. The Wizards are committing 21.7 personal fouls every game and they shoot 76.0% from the charity stripe.
The Washington defense gives up 34.3% on shots from 3-point land (35 of 102) and their opponents are converting on 79.7% of their free throw attempts. They concede 19.7 assists and 42.7 boards per game, which is 3rd and 13th in the NBA. The Wizards defensively are ranked 7th in the league in points given up per game with 108.0. They are forcing 13.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 41.5% from the floor (3rd in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit
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