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The Detroit Pistons and the Miami Heat will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Pistons were a 119-82 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors.
Miami was a 98-95 winner in its last match on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 193 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 23-46 SU, 30-39 ATS
Current streak: lost 9 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 15 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
is 7-17 ATS in its last 24 games when playing Miami
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Charlotte are 2-8
After playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9
Team record: 53-14 SU, 35-32 ATS
Current streak: won 24 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Charlotte are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 10-0
Detroit at Charlotte, Saturday, March 23
Miami home to Charlotte, Sunday, March 24