The NBA is back in action on Friday as the Detroit Pistons will clash with the Charlotte Hornets.
The Pistons are heading into this game after 129-123 overtime away win against Minnesota on Wednesday.
While the Hornets enjoyed a home win against Cleveland at home with a score od 110-99.
Detroit Pistons Form
The Pistons are heading into this game after a hard fought win against the Timberwolves.
They played very well in the 4th quarter and managed to go over the line in the OT.
Blake Griffin was their main player in the win as he scored 34 points in the win.
On the offensive side of the game, the Pistons have an average scoring record of 109.7 points per game. Therefore, this record placed them on the 19th spot in the NBA in scoring. Also, they have an average of 47.3 boards per game and 22.1 assists per night.
Blake Griffin leads the Pistons with 25.7 points combined with 9.1 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game
Charlotte Hornets Form
The Hornets are heading into this game after a solid win against the Cavaliers.
They did not start the game well as their first half did not go well for them.
However, the Hornets regrouped in the second half, outscoring Cleveland 69-53 to pick up the victory.
On the offensive side of the game, the Hornets are one of the better teams in the league. Moreover, they have an average of 113.7 points per game. Therefore, that record is enough for the 8th spot in the league. Also, they have 44.1 boards per game and 24.3 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the game, the Hornets have an average conceding of 111.4 points per game. Therefore, that record placed them on the 20th spot in the league in scoring defence.
Kemba Walker leads the team with 25.1 points and 6.3 assists this season.
The Pistons played well in the second part of the game against Minnesota. Also, Griffin showed some class as he led the team with 34 points in the night. On the other side, the Hornets are a dominant team at home and I expect them to take advantage of that. Therefore, I pick the Hornets in this one.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Hornets on 12/21/2018
is: Take the Charlotte Hornets – 173 (money line)
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