Detroit Pistons at Miami Heat odds, picks and predictions


The Detroit Pistons (18-50) head to South Beach Tuesday to play the Miami Heat (45-24) at the FTX Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Pistons vs. Heat odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

Detroit has lost three straight games but was 2-1 against the spread (ATS) in those contests with the latest being a 106-102 home loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday as a 3.5-point underdog.

Miami is 4-3 straight up (SU) and 5-2 ATS since March 2, most recently losing at home to the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-104 Saturday as a 4-point favorite.

The Heat are 2-1 SU but 0-3 ATS in their head-to-head series with the Pistons this season and the total is 1-2 Over/Under (O/U) in those games.

Pistons at Heat odds, spread and lines

Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 1:04 p.m. ET.

  • Money line (ML): Pistons +650 (bet $100 to win $650) | Heat -1100 (bet $1,100 to win $100)
  • Against the spread: Pistons +12.5 (-107) | Heat -12.5 (-115)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 214.5 (O: -107 | U: -115)

Pistons at Heat key injuries


  • PG Cade Cunningham (illness) questionable
  • PG Frank Jackson (back) out


  •  SF Caleb Martin (knee) out

Pistons at Heat odds, lines, picks and predictions


Heat 114, Pistons 98

Money line


Miami should win this game with ease but the -1100 price is an obvious no-go. There isn’t a team in professional sports that you should bet as a -1100 ML favorite.

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Author: Lucy Green