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    LA Clippers versus Detroit Pistons Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 3-10-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 23-41 Detroit Pistons will travel to play the 44-20 LA Clippers in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 9:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    The NBA odds from this game has the home team LA Clippers favored by -14 points with an over under line of 198 ½ points. There has been no line movement in this game since the odds came out a few hours ago.

    The teams met back on December 17th with the Clippers posting the 88-76 road win at the Pistons as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished under 192 points.

    The Pistons have a road record of 8-21 on the season. The Pistons lose their fourth straight and eighth in nine games after a 102-99 home defeat on Friday night to the Dallas Mavericks as a +4 point underdog. The game finished over 199 points. Detroit shot 40.6% from the floor along with 9 of 30 coming from three point distance. They pull down 11 more rebounds than the Mavericks and still lose because Detroit surrendered 52.6% shooting to Dallas. Brandon Knight had 21 points for the Pistons in a losing cause on 9 of 17 shooting. In recent games we have seen the Detroit offense sputter as the team has averaged just 86 points per game over their past eight games.

    LA Clippers are 24-7 straight up on their home court. LA is coming off the 107-92 road defeat on Friday night to the Denver Nuggets as a +4 point underdog. The game finished under 214 points. It was a bad spot for the Clippers playing a back to back in high altitude facing a Denver team with rest. The Clips fatigued as expected in the second half by being outscored 58-43 by Denver. They shot just 42.4% from the floor along with 7 of 22 from three point distance. LA surrendered 55.8% shooting to the Nuggets. Matt Barnes off the bench had 19 points on 8 of 20 shooting in the loss. The Clippers have shot well on their home court as the team puts up 103.7 points a game and connects on 48.7% from the field.