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Miami Heat Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Houston Rockets

Miami Heat


Houston Rockets
Saturday, January 03, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Toyota Center

Toyota Center features an NBA battle between the host Houston Rockets and the visiting Miami Heat in basketball betting action on Saturday.

Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Houston Rockets as -9-point Favorite in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 196 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Computer Prediction: Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rockets to win this game 100-93. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Heat will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 14-18-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Houston Rockets are 17-15 ATS. Miami is 15-17-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Houston is 12-20 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Miami injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Houston Rockets rated this week at No. 2 and the Miami Heat sitting at No. 25.

How Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets Stats Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 17-ranked offense averaging 100.44 PPG, against a Miami Heat defense that ranks No. 8 at 98.12 PPG. The Houston Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 42.87% so far, less than the Miami Heat shooters have achieved on the year, 46.42% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami suffered a 106-95 loss against Indiana on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Dwyane Wade in a losing effort at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Rockets were blown out by New Orleans on Friday, losing by a 111-83 final at Smoothie King Center in basketball betting action.

Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets Betting Odds Trends

Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games on the road
Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
Houston is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Houston's last 18 games at home
Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Miami

Next Betting Matchups

Miami home to Brooklyn, Sunday, January 4th
Houston at Chicago, Monday, January 5th