Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: The LA Clippers are expected to win the upcoming game against the Detroit Pistons as per the latest prediction.

The Detroit Pistons will look to avoid their fifth consecutive defeat when they meet the LA Clippers in the upcoming NBA fixture on Thursday night. It has been a disastrous campaign for the Pistons till now. They desperately need wins to improve their position in the Eastern Conference. The Pistons are coming off a 111-115 loss to the Toronto Raptors in the last fixture.

The Los Angeles Clippers will aim to bounce back when they host the Pistons at the Crypto.com arena. In the last game, the Clippers faced a disheartening 101-103 defeat to the Dallas Mavericks.

Key Insights

The Pistons are struggling after 4 consecutive defeats.

The Pistons gave a tough fight to the Raptors in the fourth quarter. They were trailing by 14 points with 7:37 remaining. Hamadou Diallo’s two free throws cut the deficit to just 1 point, 93-94. Toronto responded with two 3-pointers. Detroit’s turnover turned out to be the game-changing factor and it was just too much to make a comeback, resulting in a defeat.

Jaden Ivey led the scoring chart for the Pistons with 21 points. He also added 4 rebounds and 8 assists. Bojan Bogdanovic played well too and finished with 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists.

The Clippers faced a close home defeat in the last matchup.

The Clippers were dominated by the Mavericks in the first half of the last game. They started trailing by 25 points from the first quarter. However, a solid comeback from them reduced the trail to just 2 points in the third quarter. In the final quarter, it was a fierce face-off comprising seven ties and six lead changes. The Clippers faced a 2-point defeat in the end.

Paul George had another good night and secured 23 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists for the Clippers. Nicolas Batum also gave a valuable contribution of 22 points and 5 rebounds.

Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Recent Form

Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons are having very little to feel proud of their campaign till now. They are currently at 3-12 in the last position of the Eastern Conference. Detroit won just 1 of the last 5 matchups. They have maintained a home record of 3-5 so far. The Pistons have lost all 7 games away from home.

LA Clippers

The LA Clippers had an average campaign as of now. They are at 8-7 currently in the 9th position of the Western Conference. The Clippers won 3 of the last 5 fixtures. At home, they are 3-4 currently. On road trips, the Clippers looked better and won 5 out of 8 games.

Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Winning Odds

The Detroit Pistons must get back their confidence to return to winning ways. Both teams have a low scoring rate. However, the Clippers’ defense is expected to dominate the Pistons in the upcoming game.

The Pistons will expect Bojan Bogdanovic to bring out his best in the next game. Bogdanovic is averaging 20.1 points per game this season. The injuries of Cade Cunningham and  Isaiah Stewart are definitely major setbacks for Detroit. On the other hand, the Clippers will once again rely on Paul George. George is playing with an average of 24.4 points per game.

As per FiveThirtyEight, the LA Clippers have a higher chance of winning his contest.

  • Detroit Pistons: 17%
  • LA Clippers: 83%

Oddspedia is also favoring the Clippers as per the odds for this contest.

  • Detroit Pistons: 5.0
  • LA Clippers: 1.20

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Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Team Stats

Detroit Pistons

  • The Detroit Pistons played with an average of 108.5 points per game till now. They got a success rate of 42.9% in field goals and 32.7% in 3-pointers. The average number of assists per game stands at 21.1.
  • In the defense, the Pistons played with an average of 44.2 rebounds per game along with the averages of steals and blocks per game at 6.3 and 3.9.

LA Clippers

  • The LA Clippers maintained an average of 104.9 points per game, the lowest among all teams. They have got a goal-conversion rate of 47.6% in field goals and 34.5% in 3-pointers. The average number of assists per game is currently at 21.9
  • The Clippers have performed well in the defense department. They are averaging 42.5 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 7.3, while the average of blocks per game stands at 5.3.

Pistons vs Clippers Head-to-Head Stats

Both these teams have played 122 regular season games against each other in NBA history. The Detroit Pistons are ahead with 72 wins, while the LA Clippers managed to win 50 of them.

If we check out the recent stats, the Clippers have dominated. They are currently on a winning streak of 6 games against the Pistons. The previous meeting took place in the last season on 13 March 2022. The LA Clippers won that game with a score of 106-102.

Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Detroit Pistons

Points Per Game: 20.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.5 | Assists Per Game: 2.1

Jaden Ivey (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.0 | Assists Per Game: 4.1

Alec Burks (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.0 | Assists Per Game: 1.5

LA Clippers

Paul George (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 24.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.1 | Assists Per Game: 4.6

Marcus Morris Sr. (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 15.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.7 | Assists Per Game: 2.3

John Wall (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 13.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.0 | Steals Per Game: 1.1

Pistons vs Clippers Injuries

Detroit Pistons

  • Isaiah Stewart (Center)
  • Cory Joseph (Point Guard)
  • Cade Cunningham (Point Guard)

LA Clippers

  • Luke Kennard (Shooting Guard)
  • Kawhi Leonard(Small Forward)

Pistons vs Clippers Prediction: Predicted Winner

The Detroit Pistons need to forget what happened in the last 4 fixtures and start the new game with full energy on Thursday. The offense department has given a disappointing performance this season. It needs to improve in the upcoming game to trouble the Clippers. On the other hand, the LA Clippers will look to take advantage of the out-of-form Pistons and dominate them in front of the home fans. All the predictions and betting platforms are suggesting a win for the Clippers in this matchup.



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