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Miami Heat vs Detroit Pistons 12/6/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Detroit Pistons (6-19) vs. Miami Heat (11-13)
December 6, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Miami Heat -8.5; Over/Under: +222
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The Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat meet Tuesday in NBA action at the FTX Arena. The Detroit Pistons have lost 6 of their last 9 games. The Miami Heat have split their last 8 games.

The Detroit Pistons are averaging 110.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 118.2 points on 48.7 percent shooting. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 20.6 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Cade Cunningham is averaging 19.9 points and 6 assists. Jaden Ivey is the third double-digit scorer and Saddiq Bey is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.

The Miami Heat are averaging 109.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 110.3 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 21.2 points and 7.2 rebounds, while Bam Adebayo is averaging 21 points and 9.1 rebounds. Tyler Herro is the third double-digit scorer and Max Strus is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 84.7 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game.

The Pistons are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Heat are 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 home games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 9-4-1 in Pistons last 14 overall. The over is 4-1 in Heat last 5 overall. The Pistons are 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Miami and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

I’m not excited to lay chalk with the Miami Heat on the end of a back to back after they just lost to the Grizzlies backups. However, the Detroit Pistons are a joke right now, losing their last 5 games by an average of 9.6 points, and they lose on the road by an average of 9.3 points. This is a game the Heat should win comfortably, but then again there was last night, so who knows…

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Miami Heat -8.5

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