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Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/12/2023

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/12/2023

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Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets 11/12/2023:
  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • The Nuggets should also cover at -4
  • Projecting a combined 219 points, we like the over

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Preview

Looking to win big? The Nuggets and Rockets face off at 7:00 ET on Spac. The Rockets are hosting the game at Toyota Center in Houston, TX.

In this Western matchup, the Nuggets are the betting favorite against the Rockets. The over/under for the game is 217.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Houston Rockets – Denver Nuggets odds

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

The Nuggets and Rockets did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Nuggets have a record of 2-1. The Nuggets also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 230 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Denver has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 108 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Although Houston has a straight up record of 2-8 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 111 points per game in these games.
  • Houston has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Nuggets have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

Today’s matchup sees the Nuggets seeking to extend their current four game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 8-1. So far, the Nuggets have gone 7-1 when playing against Western Conference teams and 1-0 in non-conference contests.

Denver comes in with an overall ATS record of 5-4 so far this season. On the road, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 1-2, as opposed to a 4-2 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Nuggets come in with an over/under record of 3-6-0 for the current season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 226.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 224.7.

Coming off their recent game, the Nuggets offense tallied 108 points in a matchup against the Warriors. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.6%, and they made 11 threes. Nikola Jokic was the leading scorer for the Nuggets, putting up 35 points. In addition, Reggie Jackson contributed 20 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Nuggets’ defense is giving up an average of 106.0 points per contest.

In the terms of takeaways, Nuggets are causing 12.3 turnovers per game, ranking 3rd in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 5th in rejections, averaging 6.4 blocked shots each game.

In today’s game against the Nuggets, the Rockets aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 5-3. During their eight games, the Rockets have gone 4-2 against teams in the Western Conference and 1-1 in non-conference matchups.

Against the spread, Houston have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 5-3 ATS. As the favorite this season, Houston is 2-0 vs. the spread while going 3-3 as the underdog.

So far, the majority of games for the Rockets have not surpassed the over/under lines, placing their over/under record at 3-5-0. Their games feature an average over/under line of 221.6, and they hold a -4.1 differential compared to the over/under line this season.

The Rockets’ offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 104 points against the Pelicans. In that game, they made 10/35 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 40.9%. In terms of offense, the Rockets have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 11th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 7th in percentage and 14th in three-pointers made.

In the current season, the Rockets defense has excelled, sitting 4th in the NBA by allowing 106.0 points per game.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Rockets are forcing 12.6 per game, which is 6th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 29th in blocked shots at 3.2 per game.

Our prediction for this game is that the Nuggets will come out on top with a projected score of 112-107.

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips

  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • The Nuggets should also cover at -4
  • Projecting a combined 219 points, we like the over

Houston Rockets Injury Report

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

Denver Nuggets Injury Report

  • Jamal Murray – Hamstring – Out
  • Vlatko Cancar – Knee – Out

 

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