Golden State Warriors vs Detroit Pistons Prediction, 11/6/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Monday, November 6, 2023
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
The Detroit Pistons (2-4) host the Golden State Warriors (5-1) at Little Caesars Arena on Monday.
The Warriors faced off with the Thunder and went home with a win by a final score of 141-139 in their last game. Golden State wrapped up the game with a 53.3% field goal percentage (49 out of 92) and converted 18 out of their 40 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Warriors buried 25 of 30 shots for a percentage of 83.3%. When talking about grabbing rebounds, they earned 38 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 36 assists in the matchup while creating 19 turnovers and earning 9 steals. In reference to the defense, Golden State allowed the other team to go 60.2% from the floor on 50 of 83 shooting. Oklahoma City earned 26 dimes and had 3 steals in this contest. On top of that, Oklahoma City snagged 32 rebounds (7 offensive, 25 defensive) and added 2 rejections. Oklahoma City shot 80.0% from the charity stripe by making 24 of 30 shots. They made 15 out of their 29 tries from long range. Concerning personal fouls, the Warriors ended up finishing with 25 while the Thunder recorded 20 personal fouls.
Stephen Curry is one guy who came through in this contest. Curry finished the contest at 60.0% from the floor and also dished out 7 assists. He was on the hardwood for 31 mins played and grabbed 8 rebounds. He had 30 points on 9 out of 15 shooting.
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Golden State comes into this contest with a mark of 5-1 on the season. They cough up possession 15.3 times per game and as a unit are committing 21.3 fouls per contest. As a team, Golden State is pulling down 45.8 rebounds per game and is sitting with 174 assists so far this season, which has them ranked 4th in basketball in terms of passing. The Warriors are hitting 37.1% on 3-pointers (86 of 232) and 79.2% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 117.5 points per contest (6th in basketball) while connecting on 47.8% from the floor.
On defense, the Warriors are able to force 14.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.8 fouls. They give up 32.5% on three-point shots while they are 10th in the league in points per game allowed (109.8). The Warriors are giving up a FG percentage of 44.4% (241 of 543) and they relinquish 43.7 boards per contest as a squad. They currently rank 14th in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 142 surrendered on the campaign.
In their last game, the Pistons took a defeat with a final score of 125-116 when they faced the Pelicans. With respect to team rebounding, Detroit permitted New Orleans to snag 36 overall (7 on the offensive side). They went 43.8% from distance by shooting 14 out of 32 and finished the game at 33 of 35 at the free throw line (94.3%). The Pistons permitted the Pelicans to bury 39 out of their 80 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 48.8% in the matchup. When the final whistle was blown, the Pistons walked away from this one shooting 41 for 94 from the field which had them at 43.6%. With regard to three-point shots, Detroit buried 13 of their 38 tries (34.2%). They were able to make 21 of them for a rate of 80.8%. The Pelicans had 18 fouls for the matchup which took the Pistons to the charity stripe for a total of 26 tries. They turned it over 16 times, while recording 4 steals in this matchup. The Pistons pulled down 29 defensive rebounds and 19 offensive boards for a total of 48 in the matchup.
Cade Cunningham ended up being a factor for the Pistons in this contest. Cunningham totaled 22 points in his 34 minutes on the court and totaled 11 dimes for the game. He converted 8 out of 22 in this matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 36.4%, and accumulated 2 rebounds.
Detroit has a record of 2-4 so far this season. The Pistons have committed 26.2 fouls per contest and they go 79.3% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 28.3 times per game (6th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 18.2 times per game. Detroit has tallied 660 pts for the year (110.0 per contest) and they pull in 48.2 rebounds per contest. As an offensive unit, the Pistons are shooting 45.5% from the field, which ranks them 20th in the league.
The Detroit defense allows 37.7% on 3-point attempts (60 of 159) and their opposition makes 83.1% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 21.5 assists and 40.8 total boards per game, which is 2nd and 2nd in the league. The Pistons on the defensive end are ranked 11th in the league in points per game surrendered with 110.5. They are forcing 12.8 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the floor (7th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Golden State
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