NBA 2010-2011 Season:Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles ClippersJanuary 12, 2011 by Marc Jerbs

On Wednesday night, the LA Clippers hosts the red-hot Miami Heat for a West vs. East team matchup at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. Expect thousands of fans to watch this game as the "Heatles" bring their talents and glitz in California.

The Miami Heat led by the Lebron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh are on a basketball tear. They have helped the Heat won 21 of 22 games overall after a 9-8 start of the season. This juggernaut has brought them atop the Eastern Conference dislodging the Boston Celtic for the best win-loss record.

They are looking to match the team's best consecutive road game win against the LA Clippers. Overtime wins against the Bucks and Blazers have stretched the Heat's road streak to 13. The Heat must let their role players to contribute in order the make life easier for the "Heatles". Lebron, Wade and Bosh are expected to perform consistently but they also need reinforcements once each player returns to the bench for a well deserved rest.

The LA Clippers could possibly derail the road game win streak of the Heat. Rookie PF Blake Griffin could create match up problem against Chris Bosh lanky body frame. Also, their guard combination of Baron Davis and Eric Gordon could spell the difference against the Heat's Carlos Arroyo and Mario Chalmers.

The sportsbook handicappers have placed the Miami Heat an 8-point favorite to beat the LA Clippers on Wednesday night. It's possible could end up winning all their 5 road games but they must take it a game at a time.