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Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/24/2023

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Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets 11/24/2023:
  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • The Nuggets should also cover at -3
  • Projecting a combined 218 points, we like the over

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Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Nuggets and Rockets. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on Spac, and it’s hosted by the Rockets at Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Get ready to place your bets!

The Nuggets are the favorites in this Western conference matchup the against the Rockets. The over/under for the game is set at 216.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Houston Rockets – Denver Nuggets odds

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

Over their previous five games against the Rockets, the Nuggets have put together a record of 3-2. In the last five head to head games between the Nuggets and Rockets, the average combined point total is 228 points per game. The over/under record in these matchups is 2-3.

  • In their last five games away from home, the Nuggets have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 0-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 109 points per game in these contests.
  • Across the Rockets last ten home games, the team averaged 107 points per game while allowing 116. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Houston has an ATS mark of 3-0 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Nuggets have an ATS mark of just 0-5 in their last five games. Denver posted a straight up mark of 2-3 in these matchups.

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

Looking at the Nuggets’ previous ten games, they are 6-4 and face the Rockets with an overall mark of 10-5. Currently, in the Western Conference, the team is ranked 3rd, and they are 3rd in the Northwest division.

Denver comes in with an overall ATS record of 5-10 so far this season. On the road, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 1-7, as opposed to a 4-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

So far this season, the Nuggets have an over/under record of 5-10-0. The average over/under line in their games is 223.3 and they have a -0.9 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Nuggets offense is coming off a game where they scored 119 points against the Magic. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.3% and connected on 15 threes. Nikola Jokic led the scoring for the Nuggets, contributing 30 points. Additionally, Michael Porter Jr. chipped in with 25 points.

In the current season, the Nuggets defense has excelled, sitting 7th in the NBA by allowing 108.8 points per game.

Inside the arc, the Nuggets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.4% and 35.3% from three-point territory.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Nuggets, the Rockets are looking to build on their above .500 record of 7-6. So far, the Rockets have gone 6-5 when playing against Western Conference teams and 1-1 in non-conference contests.

The Rockets are riding a 10 game ATS win streak and currently possess an overall ATS record of 10-3. The Rockets are currently on a three game ATS win streak when they are the favorite, and they hold a 7-3 record against the spread as underdogs.

For this season, the Rockets has an over/under record of 4-9-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 202.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 220.1.

Coming off their recent game, the Rockets offense tallied 111 points in a matchup against the Grizzlies. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.5%, and they made 14 threes. Alperen Sengün is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 20.2 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jalen Green brings a PPG average of 19.2 into the game.

In the current season, the Rockets defense has excelled, sitting 1st in the NBA by allowing 105.8 points per game.

On two point field goal attempts, the Rockets’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.2% and allowing 32.1% from beyond the arc.

Looking at our projections, the Nuggets are expected to take down the Rockets by a score of 111-107.

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips

  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • The Nuggets should also cover at -3
  • Projecting a combined 218 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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