Miami Heat vs. Houston Rockets: Look for Heat To Roll at Houston

December 29th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Houston Rockets will put their eight-game home winning streak on the line against the Miami Heats' nine-game road winning streak when the two teams face off at the Toyota Center tonight.

Houston comes in off a 100-93 win over the Wizards at home, and has now won seven of their last eight.

Miami held off the Knicks for 106-98 win at home last night, and are a ridiculous 15-1 in their last 16 games.

Taking a look at the NBA spreads for tonight's games, the oddsmakers are giving Houston some credit, as the Heat are favored by just 5.5-points over the Rockets on the road.

The Heat aren't just beating teams, they have been crushing them lately. Out of Miami's last 15 wins, only three have been by fewer than 10 points, including last nights game against the Knicks, where the Heat at one point had a 22-point lead. The Heat are winning by nearly 14 points a game during this stretch, and with the way they are playing, it's hard to see it stopping anytime soon.

Dwyane Wade led the way with a season-high 40 points last night against the Knicks, while LeBron James and Chris Bosh each had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Jame ...

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