The Detroit Pistons are sitting dead last in the Eastern Conference and are riding a two-game losing streak as they look to turn things around when they head to South Beach to take on the Miami Heat in this Tuesday night showdown. This game will continue our NBA odds series as we hand out a Pistons-Heat prediction and pick. We will also let you know how to watch the game.

Detroit (9-51) heads south for a tough matchup against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The Pistons are mired in a slump and will need to find their offensive rhythm against a stingy Heat defense. Miami, boasting a talented roster and home-court advantage, is favored. But, with young stars like Cade Cunningham hungry for a breakout performance, anything is possible in this Tuesday night matchup in South Beach.

Miami (34-26) continue their homestand on Tuesday night, ready to take on the upstart Detroit Pistons. Miami aims to build on their recent success against the Utah Jazz with Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo leading the charge. The Pistons, though young, are dangerous with Cade Cunningham's playmaking and Jaden Ivey's scoring punch. The Heat will need to contain Detroit's dynamic guards and utilize their veteran experience to secure a victory on their home floor come Tuesday night.

Here are the NBA odds, courtesy of FanDuel. 

NBA Odds: Pistons-Heat Odds

Detroit Pistons: +11.5 (-110)

Moneyline: +480

Miami Heat: -11.5 (-110)

Moneyline: -650

Over: 220.5 (-110)

Under: 220.5 (-110)

How to Watch Pistons vs. Heat

Time: 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT

TV: Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Stream: fuboTV (Click for free trial)

Why The Pistons Could Cover The Spread/Win

The Detroit Pistons head to Miami as significant underdogs against the Heat on Tuesday night, with the spread hovering around +11.5. But don't let the odds fool you, there's a strong case to be made that Detroit can not only cover the spread, but potentially snatch a statement victory.

The Pistons are a young, scrappy team with nothing to lose. Cade Cunningham is blossoming into a true star, and rookies Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren are injecting explosive energy into the lineup. Their up-tempo style, which thrives on transition baskets and turnovers, could disrupt Miami's typically composed game plan.

Detroit has been playing surprisingly well on the road lately covering 16 of their 31 games. Their youth brings a fearlessness away from home that can throw veteran teams off balance. On the flip side, the Heat may be overlooking the struggling Pistons, a dangerous recipe for a lackluster performance by the favored team.

Detroit thrives as the underdog. If they can hit some perimeter shots early on and force Miami out of their rhythm, their athleticism and energy could propel them to a statement win. While an outright victory might be a long shot, covering the +11.5 spread is well within the realm of possibility.

Why The Heat Could Cover The Spread/Win

The Miami Heat face off against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, looking to assert their dominance and easily cover that -11.5 spread on their home floor. Expect Miami to unleash their full offensive and defensive arsenal, leaving no doubt as to why they're the heavy favorites in this matchup.

While Detroit boasts young talent in Cade Cunningham, Jaden Ivey, and Jalen Duren, the Heat's veteran leadership and playoff-tested grit should prove overwhelming. Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo form one of the league's most formidable duos, and their supporting cast, including Tyler Herro and Terry Rozier, adds another layer of offensive firepower.

The Heat possess a stifling defense built on suffocating perimeter pressure and Adebayo's rim protection. Detroit's youth and reliance on transition play will be heavily disrupted by Miami's discipline and tactical awareness. Expect Miami to capitalize on the Pistons' turnovers, converting them into quick points on the other end. Also, the Heat thrives at home. Normally they boast a strong record at home but this season they are just 16-13 while just covering 12 of 17 games. Still, the Heat are most dangerous when playing in front of their home crowd. This will further fuel their intensity, leading to a dominant showing against the inexperienced Pistons.

Final Pistons-Heat Prediction & Pick

The Miami Heat have been on a roll in their last 10 games, winning eight and covering nine of those 10 games. Meanwhile, the Pistons have now lost eight of their last 10 while covering just five of those 10 games. With how dominant the Miami Heat have been in recent games and with the Pistons continuing to slump look for Miami to not just cover the spread but make it clear why they're a contender and the Pistons are still a few years away from that status.

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Final Pistons-Heat Prediction & Pick: Miami Heat -11.5 (-110), Over 220.5 (-110)