NBA Betting Previews - Heat at Rockets, Timberwolves at Lakers

James Harden shooting basketball over Kobe BryantWith the NBA 2015-16 Regular season winding down to the All-Star break that take place from Friday the 12 thru Sunday the 14th of February 2016 and prior to that we have about 10 days in February of scheduled games, and on Tuesday the 2nd of February we are preview an early evening game with the Heat at the Rockets and a late west coast game with the Timberwolves at the Lakers.

Heat at Rockets

If you Bet on the NBA at SBG Global or similar sites, that first game on Tuesday night with the 2nd of February 2016 is with the 27-21 Miami Heat (4th Eastern Conference) are playing at the 25-25 Houston Rockets (7th Western Conference) with the game scheduled to tip-off at 8:10 PM with the game being played at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and seen on NBA TV.

For the fans of the Miami Heat your team seeks to go forth continuing their latest 4 game win stretch, as they averaged some 95.8 points shooting 46.2% per game, and only allowed their opponents for that period some 95.4 points on 43.6% shooting for those same games.

For the Heat their C. Bosh has averaged 19.4 points and 7.7 rebounds each game while teammate D. Wade has averages dome 18.6 points and 4.9 assists each game to date. Then G. Dragic has 5.2 assists while G. Green has had 2.7 rebounds each game. Plus the Miami Heat as a team are shooting 33% from 3-point range and 74.4% on foul shots. They have allowed opponents some 33.1% shooting from 3-point range have gotten 42.7 of the rebounds in those games. Also the Heat in their ultimate 10 road games they are 4-6. Two players H. Whiteside and T. Johnson are questionable starters for this Tuesday night game.

On the other side the Houston Rockets your team needs a victory after a 5 game losing streak in their ultimate 8 games. They have averaged some 105.2 points while shooting 44.5% and have allowed opponents some 106.5 points while averaging shooting some 46.6%.

For the Rockets their J. Harden has averaged 28.1 points with 7 assists and D. Howard has averaged some 14.5 points and had 11.9 rebounds. T. Ariza for Houston has 4.9 rebounds with P. Beverly getting 2.7 assist each game. Overall as a team the Rockets are making 35.3% of their 3-pointers and are 72% from the foul line. Also, the Rockets have allowed opponents to get 42.8% of the rebounds each game and in their ultimate 10 games they are with 5 wins and 5 losses.

Timberwolves at Lakers

The 2nd game on Tuesday the 2nd of February brings together 2 lowly teams of the Western Conference with the 14-35 Minnesota Timberwolves next to last in the conference playing the 9-41 Los Angeles Lakers who are at the bottom of the conference with the game being played at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California with tip of at 10:40 PM ET and seen on NBA TV.

For the fans of the T-Wolves the team is seeking a road win after their devastating ultimate 10 games of which they lost 10. Lately they have averaged some 99.6 points shooting some 45.4% and have allowed their opponents to score some 103.5 points each game on 46% shooting.

Their A. Wiggins has average 20.5 points each game and had 1.9 assists, while teammate K. Towns has average 16.7 points and 10 rebound each game. Then Z. LaVine managed 3.2 assists while G. Dieng has grabbed 6.8 rebounds per game. The T-Wolves have averaged 33% from 3-point range while averaging some 79.3 from the foul line. They have allowed opponents to shoot 34.7% from 3-point range and in each game they got 42.5% of the rebounds. Minnesota has lost their last 11 consecutive home games on the road to date. Questionable for this game is K. Martin.

On the other side the Los Angeles Lakers and their fans are seeking a victory also to break a 10 game streak of losses. The Lakers have been averaging some 96.1 points each game shooting 41.3% and are allowing opponents some 106.3 points on 46.6% and that may be the reason they have been losing.

Their long time star K. Bryant has averaged some 15.8 points each game with 3.6 assists, and L. William has averaged some 15.4 points each game with 3 rebounds per game. Also D. Russell has 3.4 assists while J. Randle has 9.8 rebounds per game.

The Lakers have average 31% on their shots from 3-point range and made some 77.4% on their foul line shots. They also have allowed their opponents to shoot 34.4% of their 3-point attempts but have gotten some 42.8 rebounds each game. Also let it be known that the Lakers have lost their last 6 consecutive games at home. The Lakers L. Nance Jr. is questionable for this game with a knee injury and is recovering.