Miami Heat at Houston Rockets
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Toyota Center)
The Miami Heat hit the road for a matchup with the Houston Rockets. The Heat are (12-4), coming off a 117-100 win over the Charlotte Hornets. The Rockets are (11-6), after falling 137-123 to the Dallas Mavericks.
In the Heat win over the Hornets, Miami was led on offense by Bam Adebayo. Adebayo converted on 8 of his 14 attempts from the floor, while making all 5 of his free throws. Kelly Olynyk contributed a double-double off the bench, scoring 15 points and pulling down 16 rebounds. The Heat shot 52% from the floor and 42% from 3-point range. The Heat out rebounded the Hornets 58 to 40. Miami had 29 assists to 19 turnovers.
In the Rockets loss to the Mavericks, Houston was led in scoring by James Harden. Harden recorded a double-double in the game, registering 32 points, going 11 of 24 from the floor, while making 8 of 10 from the foul line. Harden had 11 assists int he loss.The Rockets shot 46% from the floor and less than 23% from 3-point range. The Rockets out worked the Mavericks in the paint, out scoring them 66 to 60.
Recent Betting Trends:
Heat are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall.
Heat are 36-16 ATS in their last 52 Wednesday games.
The under is 5-2 in Heat last 7 road games.
Rockets are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
Rockets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
The under is 9-4 in Rockets last 13 overall.
The Heat are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 matchups against the Rockets. The Rockets have a top 5 scoring offense, while the Heat have a top 7 scoring defense. Both teams have split the last 10 matchups. The Heat are undefeated at home, but are 5-4 on the road. The Rockets are 6-2 at home and are averaging almost 119 points per game when playing at home. The Heat are only averaging just over 105 points per game on the road. The Heat are also without Dion Waiters still and Justice Winslow is questionable. I'll side with the Rockets, as all of their playmakers are healthy. Final prediction, rockets win at home.