Miami Heat (38-34, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (16-55, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
: Plunger -9.5
BOTTOM LINE: Miami takes on Detroit in Eastern Conference action on Sunday.
The Pistons are 7-36 in Eastern Conference games. Detroit is 6-30 in games decided by at least 10 points.
The Heat are 19-24 in Eastern Conference play. Miami is second in the Eastern Conference, allowing just 109.7 points while holding opponents to 48.0 percent shooting.
The two teams are meeting for the second time this season. The Pistons beat the Heat 116-96 when they last met Dec. 7. Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pistons with 31 points and Tyler Herro led the Heat with 34 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jaden Ivey is averaging 15.4 points and 4.9 assists for the Pistons. James Wiseman is averaging 14.2 points and 9.2 rebounds over Detroit’s last 10 games.
Jimmy Butler is averaging 22.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, five assists and 1.9 steals for the Heat. Bam Adebayo is averaging 19.9 points in Miami’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 1-9, averaged 106.4 points, 43.3 rebounds, 23.4 assists, 7.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 114.4 points per game.
Heat: 5-5, averaging 115.2 points, 38.2 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 6.7 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 49.0 percent from the field. Their opponents average 117.0 points.
INJURIES: Pistons: Isaiah Stewart: out (shoulder), Cade Cunningham: out for the season (shin), Alec Burks: out (foot), Isaiah Livers: day to day (hip), Hamidou Diallo: out (ankle), Marvin Bagley III: out (ankle), Bojan Bogdanovic: out (achilles).
Heat: Kyle Lowry: out (knee), Nikola Jovic: out (back), Cody Zeller: out (nose).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.