Miami Heat vs Detroit Pistons 11/23/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Miami Heat vs Detroit Pistons
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Detroit Pistons (4-12) will try to defeat the Miami Heat (11-6) at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday.
The Heat took the court against the Wizards and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 103-100 in their last contest. In reference to fouls, the Heat finished with 26 while the Wizards finished the game with 19 fouls. They converted 11 of their 30 tries from beyond the arc. Washington ended up shooting 87.0% when shooting free throws by making 20 of 23 attempts. Furthermore, Washington had 26 rebounds (9 offensive, 17 defensive) and had 3 blocked shots. Washington recorded 35 dimes and had 22 steals for this game. In relation to defense, Miami allowed the other team to go 48.6% from the floor on 36 of 74 shooting. They also distributed 21 assists in the game while forcing the opposition into 2 turnovers and having 7 steals. With regard to grabbing boards, they compiled 37 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Heat made 17 of their 20 attempts for a percentage of 85.0%. Miami walked away from the game having earned a 46.9% FG percentage (38 of 81) and made 7 of their 27 3-pointers.
Jimmy Butler is one player who was a major factor in the game. Butler ended up going 57.9% from the field and distributed 4 assists. He was on the hardwood for 38 minutes and grabbed 5 rebounds. He ended up walking away with 29 points on 11 out of 19 shooting.
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Miami will enter this contest with a record of 11-6 so far this year. They currently have an average of 109.8 points per outing (7th in the NBA) while going 46.4% from the field. The Heat are hitting 34.8% on 3-point shots (196 of 563) and 82.5% from the free throw line. As a team, Miami is pulling in 46.9 boards per game and has totaled 410 assists on the season, which has them ranked 8th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 14.5 times per game and as a group they commit 20.9 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on the defensive end, the Heat are able to force 15.2 turnovers every game and they draw 19.8 fouls. They are giving up 33.3% on shots from downtown while they are 4th in basketball in PPG allowed (102.4). The Heat are giving up a field goal percentage of 43.3% (623 of 1,438) and they concede 40.7 boards per contest as a group. They are ranked 12th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 373 relinquished this season.
The last time they took the court, the Pistons went home defeated by a final of 121-116 when they played the Lakers. The Pistons earned 31 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 39 for the contest. They turned it over 11 times, while recording 7 steals in this matchup. The Lakers were called for 13 fouls for this contest which got the Pistons to the charity stripe for a total of 21 tries. They were able to bury 16 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 76.2%. When discussing shots from beyond the arc, Detroit knocked down 14 out of 40 tries (35.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Pistons went 43 for 97 from the field which gave them a rate of 44.3%. The Pistons permitted the Lakers to convert 45 out of their 92 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 48.9% in the matchup. They shot 32.3% from distance by connecting on 10 of 31 and ended up going 21 of 27 at the free throw line (77.8%). When discussing cleaning up the glass, Detroit permitted Los Angeles to collect 39 in all (12 offensive).
Jerami Grant ended up being a factor for the Pistons for the matchup. He buried 12 of 25 in this matchup giving him a rate of 48.0%, and had 4 rebounds. Grant earned 36 points in his 37 minutes on the court and earned 3 assists in this contest.
Detroit has a mark of 4-12 on the year. As an offensive unit, the Pistons are connecting on 41.0% from the field, which has them ranked 29th in the league. Detroit has totaled 1,593 points for the year (99.6 per game) and they collect 41.7 boards per contest. They are dishing out assists 21.7 times per contest (26th in basketball) and they are turning it over 15.3 times per contest. The Pistons are committing 19.1 personal fouls per game and they shoot 77.1% from the free throw line.
The Pistons are ranked 20th in the league in PPG given up with 108.3. They are forcing 16.8 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 48.1% from the field (30th in the NBA). The Detroit defense allows 39.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter (197 of 501) and opponents are connecting on 76.2% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 23.5 assists and 45.5 rebounds every game, which ranks them 16th and 14th in the NBA.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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