Detroit Pistons vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 12/14/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (14-10) at Detroit Pistons (14-11)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons +1 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, FSDT
The Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons meet Monday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Los Angeles Clippers look to remain red hot after winning seven of their last nine games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 102.5 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 100.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 23.9 points and nine rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 16.5 points and 8.7 assists. J.J. Redick is dishing 1.6 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have split their last eight road games.
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The Detroit Pistons also want to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 99.2 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 97.4 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.4 points and 6.4 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.6 points and 16.4 rebounds. Marcus Morris is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing two assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15. turnovers per game. The Detroit Pistons have won six of their last seven home games.
The Clippers are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 1-3-2 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Pistons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Detroit and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Los Angeles Clippers are on a roll right now and are the better team of the two when clicking. I'm afraid the Pistons don't have enough offensive firepower when the Clips are knocking down shots. I like the road team here with the line being what it is..