NBA Los Angeles Clippers vs Detroit Pistons Spread and Prediction

Two teams fighting for the 8th and final playoff spot of their respective conference are clashing today, when the Detroit Pistons (22-28), looking to turn their latest victory into a streak, are hosting the Los Angeles Clippers (28-24), who on the other hand want to end a small losing streak of their own.

Date/Time: 02-02-2019, 17:00 EDT

Spread: Detroit Pistons -1.5

Total: +215

Detroit Pistons have a 22-28 record (22-26-2 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 9th place of the East. In their last game they snapped a two-game losing streak by winning at home against the Mavericks with a 93-89 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Blake Griffin with 26.2 ppg, adding 8.1 boards and a team high 5.3 dimes per game. He is followed by Andre Drummond with 16.7 ppg and a team high 14.9 boards per game.

Los Angeles Clippers have a 28-24 record (28-24 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 8th place of the West. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost at home against the Lakers with a 120-123 score in overtime, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Tobias Harris 21.1 ppg, adding a team high 7.9 boards per game. He is followed by Danilo Gallinari with 19 ppg and 6 boards but he is out with an injury.

In their previous meeting earlier this season the Pistons won on the road with a 104-109 score. Pistons have a 14-12 home record, while the Clippers are 13-12 on the road. Clippers are better offensively, scoring 114.2 ppg to Pistons’ 105.6, while Pistons are better defensively, allowing 108.3 ppg to Clippers’ 113.7. Clippers have better percentages both in field goals (47% to 43.3%) and in 3-pointers (38% to 33.1%). They are also better in dimes made (23.2 to 22.2), while both teams are almost equal both in boards grabbed (45.6 to 45.5) and in turnovers committed (13.8 to 13.9). Pistons have already won once against the Clippers this season and Vegas odds give them a -1.5 spread for today and expect them to beat the odds for the home victory.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Detroit Pistons Prediction: Detroit Pistons -1.5 (-109)

 

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