The Houston Rockets will take on the Miami Heat at 7:30 p.m. ET on Monday at FTX Arena. Miami is 43-22 overall and 22-7 at home, while the Rockets are 16-48 overall and 7-27 on the road. The Heat won the first meeting of the season by 10 points on the road.
Miami is favored by 15 points in the latest Heat vs. Rockets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 224.5. Before entering any Rockets vs. Heat picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Heat vs. Rockets. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Rockets vs. Heat:
Heat vs. Rockets spread: Heat -15Heat vs. Rockets over-under: 224.5 points
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What you need to know about the Heat
Miami remained atop the Eastern Conference standings by surviving a challenging four-game stretch over the past week. The Heat went 3-1 in games against Chicago, Milwaukee, Brooklyn and Philadelphia. They are now amid a stretch of 11 out of 12 games at home, as they only have five road games left on the schedule.
Point guard Kyle Lowry is questionable due to personal reasons, but Victor Oladipo (knee) could return on Monday night. Jimmy Butler leads Miami in scoring (21.4) and is second in assists (5.7). The Heat are 16-3 in their last…