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Detroit Pistons at Miami Heat 12/23/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

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Game Miami Heat vs Detroit Pistons
Date & Time Thursday December 23, 2021, 7:30 PM (EST)
Ftx Arena
Latest odds
MIA -10 ; Total 203.5
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Eastern Conference foes will clash on Thursday night, when the Detroit Pistons visit the Miami Heat. The Pistons (5-25) have dropped 13 of their first 15 road games and own the worst overall record in the league. On Tuesday, Detroit was limited to 37 points during the first half and shot just 36 percent overall during a 105-91 road loss against New York. 

Saben Lee tallied a team-high 16 points on 7-for-15 shooting in 25 minutes off the Detroit bench. Saddiq Bey added 15 points and seven rebounds in a losing effort for the Pistons.

The Miami Heat have won nine of their first 13 home games and are tied with Milwaukee by fourth place in the conference standings. On Tuesday, Miami raced out to a 12-point lead after one quarter and cruised to a 125-96 home victory versus Indiana. The Heat (19-13) connected on 22-for-49 from the three-point line and limited the Pacers to 36 percent shooting.

Miami G Tyler Herro led all scorers with 26 points on a 10-for-16 shooting performance. Max Strus contributed 18 points, seven rebounds, and four assists for the Heat.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Pistons are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Heat are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games.
  • Over is 6-0 in Pistons last 6 games following a straight up loss of more than 10 points.
  • Over is 33-16 in Heat last 49 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Miami.

Free NBA Pick:

OVER 203.5

Miami G/F Jimmy Butler (tailbone) has missed the last several games and will remain sidelined for this contest. The Heat rank fifth in the league in offensive efficiency and will have their way with the Pistons. Take the over. Final Score Prediction, Miami Heat win 112-102.

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