New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons Prediction, 3/27/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Knicks vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Little Caesars Arena is where the Detroit Pistons (20-54) will try to defeat the New York Knicks (32-42) on Sunday.
The Knicks faced the Heat and earned the victory with a final of 111-103 in their last game. Concerning fouls, the Knicks left the arena with 24 and the Heat racked up 15 fouls. They also buried 12 of their 33 shots from downtown. Miami finished the contest at 84.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 21 of 25 shots. Moreover, Miami grabbed 27 rebounds (8 offensive, 19 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Miami earned 35 dimes and had 18 steals for this game. In reference to defending, New York allowed the other team to go 50.0% from the floor on 35 of 70 shooting. They also distributed 23 assists for the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 3 turnovers and getting 8 steals. When talking about getting rebounds, they earned 43 with 18 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Knicks converted 22 of 28 attempts for a percentage of 78.6%. New York ended having earned a 43.9% field goal percentage (36 of 82) and converted 17 out of their 50 3-pointers.
Immanuel Quickley is one player who was a contributor in the game. Quickley went 50.0% from the floor and also distributed 3 assists. He was on the court for 24 mins and also snagged 2 boards. He scored 23 points on 6 out of 12 shooting.
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New York comes into this game with a record of 32-42 this year. They are giving up possession 13.4 times per game and as a team they are committing 20.4 personal fouls per game. As a team, New York is grabbing 46.0 boards per game and has accounted for 1,593 assists for the campaign, which is 29th in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Knicks are connecting on 35.6% on 3-point shots (962 of 2,703) and 74.7% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 105.7 points per contest (27th in the league) while shooting 43.6% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Knicks are forcing 12.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.2 fouls. They give up 34.5% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 6th in the NBA in PPG allowed (106.5). The Knicks are giving up a field goal percentage of 44.7% (2,835 of 6,348) and they relinquish 43.7 rebounds per contest as a group. They rank 13th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,778 surrendered on the season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Pistons took a defeat with a final score of 100-97 when they faced the Wizards. With respect to rebounds, Detroit allowed Washington to get 40 overall (5 on the offensive glass). They shot 30.0% from distance by connecting on 9 out of 30 and finished the contest at 19 out of 21 from the free throw line (90.5%). The Pistons allowed the Wizards to make 36 of 83 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 43.4% for this game. When the final whistle was blown, the Pistons shot 39 for 96 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 40.6%. With regard to shooting from downtown, Detroit knocked down 6 of 32 attempts (18.8%). They were able to make 13 of the free throws for a rate of 92.9%. The Wizards earned 17 personal fouls in the game which took the Pistons to the free throw line for a total of 14 shots. They turned it over 15 times, while earning 9 steals in this game. The Pistons snagged 38 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive boards totaling 49 for the game.
Marvin Bagley III ended up being important for the Pistons in the matchup. He converted 10 of 16 for the game giving him a rate of 62.5%, and had 5 rebounds. Bagley III totaled 25 points in his 35 mins on the hardwood, but didn't get an assist.
Detroit has a win-loss mark of 20-54 for the season. As an offensive team, the Pistons are shooting 42.9% from the floor, which has them ranked 29th in the league. Detroit has accumulated 7,718 pts on the campaign (104.3 per contest) and they grab 43.3 rebounds per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 23.1 times per game (24th in the league) and they are giving up possession 14.4 times per game. The Pistons are committing 22.1 personal fouls per contest and they go 77.9% from the charity stripe.
The Pistons on the defensive end are ranked 23rd in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 112.2. They are forcing 14.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 47.1% from the field (26th in the NBA). The Detroit defense surrenders 36.5% on 3-point shots (877 of 2,406) and their opposition knocks down 77.2% of their free throw shots. They give up 25.1 dimes and 46.2 rebounds per game, which is 20th and 24th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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