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Miami Heat at Detroit Pistons Betting Pick

On Friday, the Miami Heat are at the Detroit Pistons in National Basketball Association play. The Miami Heat are looking to snap a four game losing streak. Miami fell at home to Denver on Wednesday. The Heat are 35-30, which is 8th in the East. They hold a 2.5 game lead on Chicago for that spot, and are just a single game behind Philadelphia and Indiana for sixth.

The Detroit Pistons have won back to back games. The Pistons though are one of four teams eliminated from postseason contention. The Pistons are 12-53 on the season. Detroit is 7-26 when playing at home this season. The Pistons are coming off a home win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.

The Heat are -5.5 on the road at Detroit here. The total is 217.

Heat Looking to End Losing Streak

The first two games of March were kind to the Miami Heat. They beat the Jazz and Pistons and scored 122 points per game. Then, they started the losing streak. In the last four games, the Heat are scoring just 101 points per game. During that time, Miami is allowing 108 per game.

The Heat have banged up by injuries all season. The Heat have played 65 games, and the team leader is Duncan Robinson with 60 games and Bam Adebayo with 55. Jimmy Butler has played in 46, while Tyler Herro just 36. Butler leads the Heat in scoring with 21.6 per game, while Herro is at 20.8 per game.

Next up for Miami is another game at Detroit on Sunday. After that, they will go to Philadelphia on Monday and Cleveland on Wednesday. The next home game for the Heat will come on March 22nd against the 76ers.

Detroit Finding Winning Ways

The Detroit Pistons have actually won three out of their last four games. Of course it is way too late for the Pistons to make any moves towards the postseason, but maybe a positive step moving forward. Detroit has wins over Brooklyn, Charlotte and Toronto during that time.

The Pistons are scoring 112.4 points per game, and allowing more than 120 per game. The Pistons in their back to back wins are allowing just 100.5 per game. The top scorer for Detroit this season has been Cade Cunningham. The youngster is scoring 22.5 points per game. Jaiden Ivey is next for Detroit, with 15.3 per game.

The Pistons will remain at home and host Miami again on Sunday. Following that, Detroit will go on the road Monday for a game at the Celtics. Then, the Pistons are back home for three, as the Pacers, Celtics and Pelicans all come to town.

Heat Snap Losing Streak

The Miami Heat need to get back to winning ways. The Heat cannot afford to lose this game to one of the worst teams in the National Basketball Association. Detroit will stick around for awhile, but in the end, the Heat get the job done.

When we go to bet this game, we are going to take the Miami Heat on the road. Bet Miami -5.5 over Detroit. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA betting!

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