The Denver Nuggets and the Houston rockets will face each other for the second time in as many days with the scene tonight shifting to Houston’s Toyota Center. For spreads of all games please go to BetOnline sportsbook.
Head to head, the underdog is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings. The Rockets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The Nuggets on the other hand are 14-3 ATS in their last 17 games as a road underdog of 5.0-10.5 and 22-8 ATS in their last 30 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600, but just 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest.
The revenge factor will definitely be on the mind of the Rockets after losing to the Nuggets in Denver by a score of 101-86 last night. The score is a bit misleading as the Rockets actually had a six point halftime lead and seemed to be in control of the game early on. The Nuggets however came out like gangbusters in the third quarter and outscored the Rockets by a score of 39-17 in the stanza and from there pulled away to win in easy fashion.
The win by the Nuggets propelled them ahead of the Rockets in the standings and Denver is now in the number 7 position while the Rockets are in 8th place. This game should be extremely competitive tonight and with both teams highly motivated it is a tough one to call on a lot of levels. We are envisioning a game where the Rockets win at home, but the Nuggets find a way to cover the spread at best sportsbooks online.