Pistons open as NBA underdog vs Clippers
Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds
Detroit travels to Los Angeles on Sunday, hoping to boost its 23-41 mark with a victory over the Clippers.
Supporters of the Pistons have seen them go 23-41 and 29-35 ATS so far this season, while the Clippers are at 44-20 and 36-28 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 34-30, while the Pistons are 30-33-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 4-rated Clippers and the No. 20-rated Pistons in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 103-93 win for the Clippers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 17-rated squad against Detroit's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 13 in the league with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 23 with 6.2 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Pistons own the league's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 100.2 points per game when playing on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 102-99 loser as they battled the Mavericks at home. The Pistons covered in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 201 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pistons endured a 102-99 loss at the hands of the Mavericks on Friday, despite a 21-point effort from Brandon Knight at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 107-92 loser as they battled the Nuggets on the road. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 199 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Clippers endured a 107-92 loss at the hands of the Nuggets on Thursday, despite a 19-point effort from Matt Barnes at Pepsi Center.
Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Utah are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Pistons at Clippers trends to consider:
Detroit is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
Detroit is 14-5 SU in their last 19 games when playing LA Clippers
Detroit is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games when playing LA Clippers
Detroit is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Detroit
LA Clippers are 19-4 SU in their last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games at home
LA Clippers are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games
Detroit at Utah, Monday, March 11
LA Clippers home to Memphis, Wednesday, March 13