Heat vs Pistons Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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The Miami Heat (11-13) host the Detroit Pistons (6-19) at FTX Arena on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. The contest tips at 7:30 PM ET and airs on BSSU. The Pistons are 7-point underdogs in the game. A 220-point over/under has been set for this matchup.

How to bet Heat vs. Pistons

Miami Heat vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with sportsbooks listing the Heat as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Heat have -275 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +225 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 220 points.

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Heat vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSU
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Arena: FTX Arena

Heat vs. Pistons Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Heat are 8-15-1 this year. Miami has been chosen as the favorite in 15 games this year and has walked away with the win nine times (60%) in those games. Heat games this year have hit the over on 12 of 25 set point totals.

The Pistons have 13 wins against the spread in 25 games this season. Detroit has gone 5-18 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 21.7% of those games). Pistons games this season have eclipsed the over/under 16 times in 25 opportunities (64%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Heat

Heat Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 15 21 7.1 6 1.7 0.3 0.8
Bam Adebayo 22 20.7 9 3.3 1 0.8 0
Tyler Herro 16 19.1 6.8 4.1 0.8 0.5 2.6
Max Strus 22 14.7 3.5 1.7 0.9 0.3 3
Kyle Lowry 24 14.6 4.9 6 1 0.6 2.4

Pistons

Pistons Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bojan Bogdanovic 24 20.6 3.7 2.5 0.5 0 2.4
Cade Cunningham 12 19.9 6.2 6 0.8 0.6 1.4
Jaden Ivey 21 15.9 4.9 4.3 1.2 0.3 1.5
Saddiq Bey 21 14.6 4.7 1.7 0.8 0.2 1.4
Alec Burks 12 13.9 2.6 1.7 1 0.1 1.7
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Heat: Tyler Herro: Probable (Ankle), Haywood Highsmith: Probable (Ankle), Duncan Robinson: Probable (Ankle), Max Strus: Probable (Shoulder), Gabe Vincent: Questionable (Knee), Dewayne Dedmon: Questionable (Foot), Jimmy Butler: Questionable (Knee), Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)

Pistons: Isaiah Livers: Out (Shoulder), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)

What you need to know about the Miami Heat

While Miami ranks in the bottom five in the NBA in points per game with 108.8 (third-worst), it ranks eighth in the league with 109.9 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Heat have performed better when playing at home this year, putting up 111 points per game, compared to 106.6 per game in road games. The Heat’s offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, scoring 106.1 points a contest compared to the 108.8 they’ve averaged this season.

With 12 three-pointers per game, Miami ranks 15th in the NBA. It owns a 33.8% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 20th in the league. This season, the Heat have taken 58.8% two-pointers, accounting for 69.1% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 41.2% from three-point land (30.9% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

Detroit is 24th in the league in points scored (110.1 per game) and second-worst in points allowed (118.2). At home the Pistons are putting up 111 points per game, 1.7 more than they are averaging on the road (109.3). In their past 10 games, the Pistons are posting 112.5 points per contest, 2.4 more than their season average (110.1).

With 11 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 33.8% from downtown, Detroit is 22nd and 20th in the NBA, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Pistons have taken 37.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.8% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 28.1% of the Pistons’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 71.9% have been 2-pointers.

Heat vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick

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Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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