Pistons at Lakers 1/9/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions
The Detroit Pistons look to snap a two-game losing streak on Wednesday when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers. The Pistons lost their last outing 119-107 to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. Blake Griffin led the Pistons in the loss with 34 points, while Andre Drummond pulled down 14 rebounds.
Los Angeles won its last outing defeating the Dallas Mavericks 107-97 as the Lakers continue to play without both LeBron James and Rajon Rondo. Brandon Ingram led the Lakers with 29 points while Lonzo Ball scored 21. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Lakers.
Blake Griffin is leading the Pistons in scoring and assists with averages of 25.3 points and 5.2 assists per game. Andre Drummond is second in scoring and first in rebounding with averages of 17.1 points and 14.9 rebounds per game. As a team, the Pistons are shooting 43.5% from the field and 32.9% from 3-point territory.
LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. Kyle Kuzma is the second leading scorer with an average of 18.3 points per game. Four Lakers average double figures in scoring. Los Angeles is shooting 47.3% from the field and 34.1% from three-point territory.
The Lakers have had success at home versus the Pistons covering the number in 7 of the last 8 played at the Staples Center between the two. Detroit has failed to cover 4 of its last 5 on the road and 5 of its last 6 overall. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win and cover ATS 111-105.