Pistons are on an Ugly Slide vs. Clippers

Surprisingly, the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers have been the top two defensive teams in the NBA through six games. The Pistons are 4-0 SU at home but have yet to win on the road, and they'll be looking to accomplish the feat against the Los Angeles Clippers in California on Monday.

Shark Bites
  • The Pistons are 0-5 SU in their last five games on the road against the Clippers.
  • The visiting team is 0-3-1 ATS in its last four games in this matchup.
  • The Clippers are 7-2 ATS in their last nine games at home.

Sportsbooks initially set the Clippers as 8.5-point faves with an OVER/UNDER of 197.5.

Opponents are averaging 93 points while shooting 40.9 percent against Detroit this year. The only team with better defensive numbers is the Clippers, who have held their last five foes to under 100 points and are allowing 90.7 overall.

The Clippers have dominated this series in recent years, going 10-0 SU in their last 10 meetings with the Pistons. Detroit’s last win over L.A. came in the form of a November 12, 2010 overtime triumph.

Pistons big man Andre Drummond continues to make his case as one of the most dominant big men in the Association. Drummond is averaging 15 points and 19 rebounds at home and 11 points and six boards on the road so far this year. The center averaged 19 points and 17 rebounds in two matchups with the Clippers last season.

OVER bettors also love seeing the Pistons and Clips collide, as the OVER is 3-1 in the past four clashes between the clubs.

Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Los Angeles Clippers as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -8.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Sportsbook. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 198.5 for Monday at shops such as Sportsbook.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 102-93 win for the Clippers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Clippers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Clippers bring a 5-1 record (5-1 ATS) to the battle against the 4-2 Detroit Pistons, who are 4-2 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Los Angeles Clippers go 3-3 so far and the Detroit Pistons go 2-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Detroit injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Los Angeles Clippers rated this week at No. 1 and the Detroit Pistons sitting at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Detroit Pistons rank No. 5 in the league with 47.33 per game. That compares with Los Angeles's No. 10 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA's No. 23-ranked team at 7.33 per game, while the Detroit Pistons rate No. 27 with 6.67 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pistons grabbed a 103-86 win over the Nuggets on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Andre Drummond at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

San Antonio was run off the court by the Clippers on Saturday as Los Angeles blasted the Spurs 116-92 at AT&T Center.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Clippers is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Clippers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • LA Clippers is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • LA Clippers is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Phoenix, Wednesday, November 9th
Los Angeles home to Portland, Wednesday, November 9th

The Pistons are 0-5 SU in their last five games on the road against the Clippers. The visiting team is 0-3-1 ATS in its last four games in this matchup. The Clippers are 7-2 ATS in their last nine games at home.home
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