Rockets vs. Heat Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Heat Pull off Upset vs. Rockets? 2/7/18

Will the Miami Heat pull off the upset tonight against the Houston Rockets when the two teams square off at 7:30 p.m. ET?

Who Oddsmakers Like: Houston. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Rockets are 4.5-point road favorites versus the Heat, who opened as 6-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 211.5 after hitting the board at 211.

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Who Public Bettors Like: Houston. As of this writing, 83% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Rockets to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 93% of the betting tickets are on the over.

Who We Like: The Rockets have failed to cover the spread in four of their last five games against the Heat. They're also just 4-10-1 against the number in their last 15 games against Eastern Conference competition and are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game. They're also just 1-7 at the betting window in their last eight games playing on zero rest.

On the other side, the Heat are a perfect 8-0 against the spread in their last eight games versus an opponent with a winning record and are 4-0-1 against the number in their last five games coming off an ATS loss. They're also 6-2 at the betting window in their last eight games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game and are 20-8 against the spread in their last 28 games on Wednesday.

TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: MIAMI HEAT +4.5

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