Houston Rockets Should Win Easily Over The Toronto Raptors

December 31st, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Houston Rockets will look to get back on track when they host the Toronto Raptors tonight.

The Rockets had their five game winning streak snapped on Wednesday, as they fell 125-119 at home against the Heat. The Raptors on the other hand ended a three game losing streak with a 84-76 win at Dallas.

The Rockets will be looking to even the season series, after losing at Toronto 106-96 back on Nov. 19.

Looking at the NBA spreads for tonight's game, the oddsmakers aren't giving Toronto much of a chance in this one, as the Rockets come in favored by nine points over the Raptors.

The Toronto Raptors have been hit hard with injuries lately, as they didn't even bring along Andrea Bargnani, Peja Stojakovic or Reggie Evans. Sonny Weems, Jose Calderon and Leandro Barbosa are all listed as day-to-day, while Amir Johnson and Leandro Barbosa likely will come down to game-time decisions.

Depending on who all can play, the Raptors figure to be pretty short-handed for the game against the Rockets tonight. Against the Rockets earlier this season, Bargnani had 26 points, Weems had 13 and Calderon and Johnson each had 10 points a ...

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