The Los Angeles Clippers (19-15) are 5.5-point favorites against the Detroit Pistons (8-27) on December 26, 2022 at Little Caesars Arena. The Pistons have lost five in a row while going 2-8 over their last 10 games. The matchup’s over/under is set at 223.
How to bet Clippers vs. Pistons
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Detroit Pistons Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -221 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +183 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 223 points.
Clippers vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, December 26, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSDE
- Location: Detroit, Michigan
- Arena: Little Caesars Arena
Clippers vs. Pistons Betting Trends
In the Clippers’ 34 games this season, they have 17 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has been victorious in 15, or 71.4%, of the 21 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Clippers games this year have hit the over 13 times in 35 opportunities (37.1%).
The Pistons are 17-17-1 against the spread this season. Detroit has a 7-26 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 21.2% of those games). Pistons games this year have hit the over on 21 of 35 set point totals (60%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Clippers: Kawhi Leonard: Out (Injury Management)
Pistons: Isaiah Livers: Out (Shoulder), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Because of Los Angeles’ offensive struggles this season, ranking worst in the NBA with 107.8 points per game, it has been forced to lean on its defense, which ranks third-best in the league by giving up 107.9 points per game. Offensively the Clippers have played worse at home this year, posting 105.3 points per game, compared to 110.5 per game on the road. In their last 10 games, the Clippers have been scoring 110.3 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 107.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Los Angeles is 12th in the NBA with 12.3 threes per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 10th with a 36.9% shooting percentage from three-point land. Of the shots attempted by the Clippers in 2022-23, 60.5% of them have been two-pointers (68.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.5% have been threes (31.6%).
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
On offense Detroit is the 25th-ranked squad in the NBA (110.6 points per game). On defense it is second-worst (118.3 points conceded per game). The Pistons average 112.1 points per game at home, and 109.3 on the road. The Pistons are posting 111.8 points per game over their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 110.6.
In 2022-23, Detroit is 20th in the league in 3-point makes (11.3 per game) and 23rd in 3-point percentage (34.3%). The Pistons attempt 62.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 71.1% of the Pistons’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 28.9% are 3-pointers.
Clippers vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick
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