Clippers vs Pistons Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Thursday, November 17

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The Los Angeles Clippers (8-7) host the Detroit Pistons (3-12) at Arena, tipping off at 10:30 PM ET on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The Pistons are 9.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s point total is set at 217.

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Clippers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -419 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +324 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 217 points.

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Clippers vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, November 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSD
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Arena

Clippers vs. Pistons Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Clippers are 7-8-0 this season. Los Angeles has won in seven, or 58.3%, of the 12 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Clippers games this year have hit the over on three of 15 set point totals.

The Pistons have played 15 games, with seven wins against the spread. Detroit has been the underdog on the moneyline 13 total times this season. Motor City has finished 2-11 in those games. Pistons games this season have gone over the total in 10 of 15 opportunities (66.7%).

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Clippers Leaders
Paul George 14 24.4 6.1 4.6 1.6 0.5 2.6
Marcus Morris 13 15 5.7 2.3 0.9 0.3 2.2
John Wall 11 13 2.6 5 1.1 0.3 0.9
Kawhi Leonard 2 12.5 6.5 2 1.5 0 0.5
Norman Powell 15 11.8 2.7 1.4 0.9 0.3 1.1


Pistons Leaders
Bojan Bogdanovic 15 20.1 3.5 2.1 0.4 0 2.8
Cade Cunningham 12 19.9 6.2 6 0.8 0.6 1.4
Jaden Ivey 14 16.1 5 4.1 1.4 0.4 1.5
Alec Burks 2 16 2 1.5 0.5 0 1.5
Saddiq Bey 15 15.7 4.7 1.5 0.9 0.2 1.7
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Clippers vs. Pistons Injury Report

Clippers: Luke Kennard: Out (Calf), Paul George: Questionable (Hand), Kawhi Leonard: Questionable (Injury Management)

Pistons: Isaiah Stewart: Out (Toe), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers

Los Angeles has had to lean on its defense, which ranks fourth-best in the NBA (106.9 points allowed per game), as it ranks worst in the league on offense with only 104.9 points per contest. Offensively the Clippers have played worse at home this year, putting up 101.6 points per game, compared to 107.9 per game away from home. The Clippers’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, racking up 106.1 points per contest compared to the 104.9 they’ve averaged this year.

Los Angeles is making 11.1 three-pointers per game (22nd-ranked in NBA) this season, while owning a 34.5% three-point percentage (19th-ranked). This season, the Clippers have taken 60.4% two-pointers, accounting for 71.3% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 39.6% from beyond the arc (28.7% of the team’s baskets).

What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

In 2022-23, Detroit is third-worst in the league offensively (108.5 points scored per game) and third-worst on defense (118.2 points allowed). At home, the Pistons score 110.6 points per game. On the road, they average 106.1. While the Pistons are averaging 108.5 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their past 10 games, producing 108.2 points per contest.

Detroit is 24th in the league in 3-pointers made (11 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (32.7%). The Pistons take 38.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 61.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.4% of the Pistons’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 70.6% are 2-pointers.

Clippers vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is the Clippers, and we expect that Pistons will cover the spread (Clippers -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 217 points.

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How to bet Clippers vs. Pistons

You can bet on Clippers vs. Pistons at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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