Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons Prediction, 1/23/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Monday, January 23, 2023
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Little Caesars Arena is the location where the Detroit Pistons will go up against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday.
The Bucks faced off with the Cavaliers and took a loss by a final of 114-102 in their last game. When it comes to fouls, the Bucks ended up with 17 and the Cavaliers totaled 13 fouls. They also buried 7 of 22 tries from long range. Cleveland finished 64.7% when shooting free throws by burying 11 of 17 tries. Furthermore, Cleveland totaled 41 rebounds (9 offensive, 32 defensive) and added 6 blocked shots. Cleveland doled out 33 assists and had 9 steals in this contest. When discussing defense, Milwaukee let their opponent shoot 55.8% from the field on 48 of 86 shooting. They also recorded 24 assists for this contest as well as forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and earning 3 steals. Concerning rebounding, they earned 36 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the free throw line, the Bucks knocked down 10 of 11 attempts for a percentage of 90.9%. Milwaukee finished the game with a 45.3% FG percentage (39 out of 86) and made 14 of their 39 shots from beyond the arc.
Jrue Holiday is someone who was a factor for the game. He ended up scoring 28 points on 12 out of 27 shooting. He saw the court for 37 minutes and snagged 4 boards. Holiday finished the contest at 44.4% from the floor and also totaled 10 dimes.
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Milwaukee will play this game with a win-loss mark of 29-17 for the year. They are turning it over 15.2 times per contest and as a team they commit 18.2 fouls every game. As a team, Milwaukee is collecting 48.2 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,132 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 19th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Bucks are connecting on 35.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (644 of 1,814) and 74.4% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 112.4 pts per game (23rd in the NBA) while going 45.6% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Bucks are able to force 12.2 turnovers per game and they draw 18.6 personal fouls. They are giving up 34.9% on shots from distance and they are ranked 6th in the league in points per game allowed (111.4). The Bucks are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.6% (1,922 of 4,216) and they surrender 44.2 rebounds per contest as a group. They rank 2nd in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,055 surrendered on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Pistons took a defeat with a final score of 126-108 when they faced the Bulls. The Pistons were able to collect 32 defensive boards and 17 offensive boards totaling 49 for this game. They coughed it up 15 times, while earning 7 steals for this contest. The Bulls committed 17 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Pistons to the free throw line for 27 shots. They were able to convert 22 of the free throws for a percentage of 81.5%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Detroit made 8 of 34 attempts (23.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Pistons ended up going 39 out of 97 from the field which had them sitting at 40.2%. The Pistons allowed the Bulls to make 50 of 92 tries from the field which had them shooting 54.3% in the game. They finished 30.4% from behind the 3-point line by going 7 out of 23 and ended up shooting 19 out of 21 from the free throw line (90.5%). When talking about cleaning up the glass, Detroit permitted Chicago to get 48 in total (11 offensive).
Bojan Bogdanovic pitched in for the Pistons in the game. He made 9 of 20 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 45.0%, and had 5 rebounds. Bogdanovic accumulated 25 points in his 35 mins on the hardwood and had 3 dimes for this game.
Detroit has a mark of 12-36 this year. The Pistons are committing 22.1 fouls every game while shooting 77.3% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 22.6 times per game (26th in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 14.8 times per game. Detroit has accounted for 5,378 pts this year (112.0 per contest) and they pull down 42.5 rebounds per game. As an offensive team, the Pistons are hitting on 45.3% from the floor, which ranks them 27th in basketball.
The Pistons are ranked 29th in the league in points given up per game with 119.6. They are able to force 13.9 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 49.4% from the floor (29th in the league). The Detroit defense gives up 36.0% on shots from 3-point land (576 of 1,601) and their opponents are connecting on 79.7% of their free throw shots. They surrender 25.6 assists and 44.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks 20th and 25th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit
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