* The Rockets have won back-to-back games against the Bulls, after losing their previous five meetings.
* While the Bulls are 10-6 all-time on Christmas Day, the Rockets are just 2-4 all-time on December 25.
* The Rockets, who have won three consecutive games for the second time this season (also November 21-27), last won four straight games since April 2-9, 2012.
* The Bulls (6-0) are one of just four undefeated teams this season when scoring at least 100 points. The Rockets, meanwhile, have lost five games (11-5) when scoring at least 100 this season.
* Joakim Noah has pulled down double-digit rebounds in eight of his last nine home games, and has blocked 38 shots at home this season (fourth most in the NBA).
* James Harden has scored at least 28 points in each of his last four games – the third longest active streak in the NBA (Kobe Bryant 11, Carmelo Anthony 6).