Warriors vs Pistons: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – December 29, 2020

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on December 29, 2020

The Detroit Pistons (0-3) are as they look to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Golden State Warriors (1-2) on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Little Caesars Arena. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 29, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Warriors vs Pistons Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 29

Warriors:
Alen Smailagic: Day To Day (Knee),
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Marquese Chriss: Out (Leg),
Draymond Green: Out (Right Foot)

Pistons:
Blake Griffin: Out (Injury management),
Derrick Rose: Out (Rest),
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Right ankle)

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Warriors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Andrew Wiggins 42 22.4 5.2 3.7 0.7 0.9 2.2
Kelly Oubre Jr. 56 18.7 6.4 1.5 1.3 0.7 1.9
Eric Paschall 60 14.0 4.6 2.1 0.5 0.2 0.6
Damion Lee 49 12.6 4.9 2.7 1.0 0.1 1.7
Kent Bazemore 25 10.3 4.9 1.3 1.2 0.4 1.1

Pistons Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Derrick Rose 50 18.1 2.4 5.6 0.8 0.3 0.9
Blake Griffin 18 15.5 4.7 3.3 0.4 0.4 1.5
Jerami Grant 71 12.0 3.5 1.2 0.7 0.8 1.4
Josh Jackson 22 9.0 3.0 1.6 0.8 0.4 1.0
Svi Mykhailiuk 56 9.0 1.9 1.9 0.7 0.1 2.1

Shooting Trends

  • Last season, the Warriors had a 43.8% shooting percentage from the field, which was 4.2% lower than the 48% of shots the Pistons’ opponents knocked down.
  • Golden State had a 10-3 record against the spread and a 7-6 straight-up record in games it shot higher than 48% from the field.
  • Detroit went 11-5 against the spread and 10-6 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 43.8% from the field.
  • The Pistons’ 45.9% shooting percentage from the field last season was 1.7 percentage points lower than the Warriors given up to their opponents (47.6%).
  • Last season, Detroit had a 13-10 record against the spread and a 13-10 record overall in games the team collectively shot better than 47.6% from the field.
  • Last season, Golden State had a 16-5-1 record against the spread and an 11-11 straight up record when it allowed opponents to shoot greater than 45.9% from the field.
  • The Warriors shot 33.4% from deep last season, 2.7% lower than the 36.1% the Pistons allowed to opponents.
  • Golden State went 15-9 against the spread and 8-16 overall when it shot better than 36.1% from distance.
  • Detroit went 19-10 against the spread and 13-16 overall when its opponents shot better than 33.4% from deep.
  • The Pistons’ three-point shooting percentage last season (36.7%) was just 2.2 percentage points lower than opponents of the Warriors averaged (38.9%).
  • Detroit had a 19-9 ATS record and is 15-13 straight-up when the team hit more than 38.9% of its three-point attempts.
  • Golden State had a 19-7-1 ATS record and an 11-16 straight-up record in games last season it shot better than 36.7% from three-point distance.
  • The Warriors connected on 10.4 three-pointers per game last season, 1.6 fewer makes per game than the Pistons gave up (12).
  • Detroit went 21-16-1 against the spread and 15-23 overall last season in games it out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Golden State hit fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it was 17-26 ATS and 6-37 straight up.
  • The Warriors ranked 28th in the NBA in made three-pointers a season ago, while the Pistons gave up the second-fewest made threes in the league.

Warriors vs Pistons Stat Rankings

Warriors Rank Warriors AVG Pistons AVG Pistons Rank
28th 106.3 Points Scored 107.2 25th
24th 115 Points Allowed 110.8 15th
26th 42.8 Rebounds 41.7 24th
18th 9.9 Off. Rebounds 9.8 22nd
28th 10.4 3pt Made 12 18th
9th 25.6 Assists 24.1 16th
19th 14.3 Turnovers 14.5 22nd

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