Heat vs Pistons: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 18, 2021

The Miami Heat (4-7) are favored () to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Detroit Pistons (3-9) at 3:00 PM ET on Monday, January 18, 2021 at American Airlines Arena. The game airs on SUN.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 18, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Heat vs Pistons Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 18

Maurice Harkless: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Gabe Vincent: Day To Day (Knee),
Tyler Herro: Day To Day (Neck),
Udonis Haslem: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Jimmy Butler: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Meyers Leonard: Out (Shoulder),
Avery Bradley: Out (Health protocols)

Frank Jackson: Day To Day (Ankle),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Heat and Pistons Records ATS

  • Miami has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 4-7 against the spread.
  • The Heat are an even 1-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 6-point favorite.
  • Miami and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 54.5% of its games this season (6/11).
  • Detroit has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 7-5.
  • Detroit has hit the over in 50% of their games (6-5).

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Pistons knocked off the Heat 120-100. Bam Adebayo led the Heat with 28 points, and Jerami Grant paced the Pistons with 24. The Pistons covered the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 220 total points to hit the over on the 218-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2021 Heat Heat -5.5 218 -220 180 Regular Season 120-100 DET
11/12/2019 Heat Heat -9 214.5 -400 308 Regular Season 117-108 MIA*
3/13/2019 Heat Regular Season 108-74 MIA
2/23/2019 Heat Regular Season 119-96 DET
1/18/2019 Pistons Regular Season 98-93 DET
11/5/2018 Pistons Regular Season 120-115 MIA
3/3/2018 Heat Regular Season 105-96 MIA
2/3/2018 Pistons Regular Season 111-107 DET
1/3/2018 Heat Regular Season 111-104 MIA
11/12/2017 Pistons Regular Season 112-103 DET
  • 11/12/2019 DNP – Heat: Tyler Herro; Pistons: Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin, Reggie Jackson

Scoring Trends

  • The Heat are the NBA’s 19th-highest scoring team (110 PPG), while the Pistons allow their opponents the 23rd-fewest points per game (113.7) in the league.
  • The Heat have a -49-point scoring differential on the season (-4.5 per game). The Pistons have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-55 total points, -4.6 per game).

Heat Leaders

  • The Heat points and rebounds leader is Adebayo. He scores 18.6 points per game and pulls down 8.8 rebounds.
  • Adebayo’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 15.5, 3.1 points lower than his season average of 18.6.
  • Goran Dragic paces the team with 5.6 assists per game.
  • Dragic’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 23.5, 1.2 higher than his season average of 22.3.
  • The Heat are led by Duncan Robinson from beyond the arc. He connects on 3.6 shots from deep per game.
  • Robinson’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots less than his season average of 3.6.
  • Jimmy Butler leads the team with 2.2 steals per game. Adebayo collects 1.2 blocks a game to pace Miami.
  • Butler’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.7 steals less than his season average of 2.2.

Pistons Leaders

  • The Pistons leader in scoring is Grant with 24.8 points per game. He also adds 6.3 rebounds per game and 2.2 assists per game.
  • Grant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 20.5, 12.7 lower than his season average of 33.2.
  • When it comes to Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Mason Plumlee with 8.8 rebounds per game and Derrick Rose with 5.2 assists per game.
  • Plumlee’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 13.5, 6.7 less than his season average of 20.2.
  • Grant leads the Pistons in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Grant’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Plumlee is at the top of Detroit’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Grant leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Plumlee’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.9 steals less than his season average of 1.4.


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