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Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/29/2023

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Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 11/29/2023:
  • We like the Rockets on the moneyline (+212)
  • The Rockets are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Preview

Planning on watching today’s Rockets and Nuggets game? Catch the action at Ball Arena in Denver, CO, as the Nuggets hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ALT.

This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 217 points, and the Nuggets are favored to win at home vs. the Rockets. Check out BetCoco for Denver Nuggets – Houston Rockets odds

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Nuggets and Rockets have gone in favor of the Nuggets, putting together a record of 7-3. Over the last three head-to-head matchups between the Rockets and Nuggets, taking the Rockets against the spread has been a good bet, as they are a perfect 3-0 ATS.

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Houston has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 111 per game. The team went 0-5 overall in these games.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Denver has an ATS mark of 2-8. Their straight up record in these matchups was 4-6 while averaging 107 points per game.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Rockets have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-2.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Nuggets have a straight up record of 5-5. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-8.

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Prediction

Looking at the Rockets’ previous ten games, they are 6-4 and face the Nuggets with an overall mark of 8-7. Currently, the team is 8th in the Western Conference as well as 2nd in the Southwest division.

Houston comes in with an overall ATS record of 11-4 so far this season. In their eight most recent home games, Houston has covered the spread and they are 8-1 ATS at home compared to 3-3 on the road.

The Rockets have recorded an 5-10-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 202.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 220.3.

In their most recent game, the Rockets’ offense tallied 115 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 110 points per game. For the season, the Rockets offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 24th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

Coming into today’s game, the Rockets’ defense is giving up an average of 105.5 points per contest.

Inside the arc, the Rockets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 51.5% and 31.8% from three-point territory.

Today’s matchup sees the Nuggets seeking to extend their current two game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 12-6. In their 18 games, the Nuggets have gone 10-4 against Western Conference teams and 2-2 in non-conference action.

Denver’s ATS record sits below .500 (7-11). On the road, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 2-8, as opposed to a 5-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

So far this season, the Nuggets have an over/under record of 6-12-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 226.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 222.8.

Coming off their recent game, the Nuggets offense tallied 113 points in a matchup against the Clippers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.8%, and they made 10 threes. Reggie Jackson was the leading scorer for the Nuggets, putting up 35 points. In addition, DeAndre Jordan contributed 21 points.

Currently, the Nuggets’ defense holds the 7th rank in the NBA, allowing 108.9 points per game.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Nuggets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.9% while allowing 35.5% from downtown.

Despite being 6.5 point underdogs, we predict the Rockets to come out on top with a final score of 110-109.

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Betting Tips

  • We like the Rockets on the moneyline (+212)
  • The Rockets are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Denver Nuggets Injury Report

  • Aaron Gordon – Heel – Questionable
  • Nikola Jokic – Back – Questionable
  • Jamal Murray – Hamstring – Questionable
  • Vlatko Cancar – Knee – Out
  • Peyton Watson – Illness – Probable
  • Hunter Tyson – Illness – Questionable

Houston Rockets Injury Report

  • Victor Oladipo – Knee – Out
  • Amen Thompson – Ankle – Out

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