Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets 10/7/2021 Spread Picks and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets 10/7/2021 – The Miami Heat overwhelmed their opponents during their first pre-season game and they hope to replicate the same success on the road. The youthful Houston Rockets will be their next opponents this coming Thursday, October 7. Both teams are expected to meet at the Toyota Center located in Houston, Texas. The tip-off happens at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be aired live on ESPN2. NBA League Pass is going to have the same feed for their online live streaming audience. The Houston Rockets may have the home-court advantage but NBA spreads have the Miami Heat prevailing against them.
Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets 10/7/2021
Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets 10/7/2021 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat was able to win their first pre-season game against the Philadelphia 76ers by 26 points, 125-99. Leading the team was Tyler Herro who looks very much ready to start the season with 26 points, four rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block. Bam Adebayo played limited minutes but was able to tally 14 points and five rebounds. Max Strus shined doing 14 points while Duncan Robinson contributed 13. Caleb Martin did well coming off the bench with 11 points and showed that he can contribute well. Jimmy Butler and Victor Oladipo were scratched from playing this game.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 52 GP 52 GS 33.6 MIN 21.5 PTS 1.8 OR 5.1 DR 6.9 REB 7.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 3.4 AST/TO 26.57 PER
B. Adebayo C 64 GP 64 GS 33.5 MIN 18.7 PTS 2.2 OR 6.7 DR 9 REB 5.4 AST 1.2 STL 1 BLK 2.6 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 22.76 PER
T. Herro PG 54 GP 15 GS 30.3 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.5 OR 4.5 DR 5 REB 3.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.42 PER.
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets already had their first pre-season game and they won over the Washington Wizards, 125-119. Kevin Porter was the team’s top scorer as he did 25 points, five assists, four rebounds and five three-pointers in 28 minutes. Rookie Jalen Green struggled doing only 4-of-14 from the field but was able to tally 12 points, six rebounds and two assists. Newcomer Daniel Theis played 18 minutes and contributed well with 12 points and five boards. Josh Christopher was the surprise off the bench as he did 11 points and three triples in almost nine minutes of playing time.
Players to Watch: C. Wood C 41 GP 41 GS 32.3 MIN 21 PTS 1.9 OR 7.8 DR 9.6 REB 1.7 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 2 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.06 PER
J. Wall PG 40 GP 40 GS 32.2 MIN 20.6 PTS 0.4 OR 2.8 DR 3.2 REB 6.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 3.5 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 15.46 PER
E. Gordon SG 27 GP 13 GS 29.2 MIN 17.8 PTS 0.3 OR 1.9 DR 2.1 REB 2.6 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 1.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 14.46 PER.
Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets 10/7/2021 Betting Numbers
Over is 12-3 in Heat last 15 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
Rockets are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win.
V. Oladipo SG Early Nov – Quadricep
J. Wall PG Out indefinitely – Holdout
Miami Heat vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks
The Miami Heat are just talented and they have a solid rotation even with Jimmy Butler out of the team. The Houston Rockets are going to be the riskier pick as seen in the sportsbook whether Butler plays or not.
Score Prediction: 115 – 111, Heat