The 27-23 Houston Rockets will be on a back to back when they face the 31-14 Miami Heat in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Miami is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass channel.
The odds from this NBA pro basketball game has the home team Miami Heat favored by -8 points with an over under line of 206 ½ points. There has been a ½ point line move on the over as the game opened with an over under line of 206 points.
The Rockets and Heat met back on November 12th with Miami posting the 113-110 road win at Houston as a +5 ½ point underdog. The game went over 194 ½ points.
Houston has a road record on the year of 10-15. They win their second straight and fifth game in six tries after a 140-109 home win on Tuesday night against the Golden St Warriors as a -2 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at over 217 points. The Rockets shot 51.1% in the win and connected on 23 of 40 from the three point line. They allowed Golden St 47.7% shooting but just 3 of 15 makes from three. Jeremy Lin had 28 points and 9 assists on 10 of 16 shooting against his former teammates. Houston is the number two scoring offense in the NBA as they put up 105 points a game.
The Heat is 19-3 on their home court. They win their second straight following a 99-94 home win on Monday to the Charlotte Bobcats as a -14 point betting favorite. The total landed under 198 points. Miami hits on 50.6% from the floor but makes just 1 of 12 from the three point line. They give up 42.5% shooting to the Bobcats. Charlotte hung around with good free throw shooting with bad Miami free throw and three point shooting plus pulling down 1 more rebound than the Heat. Lebron James had 31 points and 8 assists on 13 of 14 shooting.