Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Houston Rockets (10-25) are 6.5-point underdogs as they look to end a four-game home losing streak when they square off against the Denver Nuggets (17-16) on Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Toyota Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET.

Nuggets vs. Rockets Predictions

Nuggets vs. Rockets Betting Odds

Nuggets vs Rockets Betting Information
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Nuggets -6.5

Nuggets vs. Rockets Last 10 Games

  • Denver has a 6-4 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread five times in those games.
  • Denver and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • The Nuggets’ per-game scoring average during their past 10 games is 4.6 points higher than their season-long average.
  • Houston is 2-8-0 against the spread and 2-8 overall in its past 10 games.
  • The final scores of the last 10 Houston games have gone over the set total eight times.
  • During their past 10 games, the Rockets have a 110.2 points-per-game average, 3.2 points above their season-long scoring average.

Nuggets vs. Rockets Betting Trends

  • Denver is 14-19-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 6.5-point favorites or more, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 1-6.
  • Games involving Denver have hit the over 17 times this season.
  • This season, the Nuggets have a 46.0% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.4% lower than the 46.4% of shots the Rockets’ opponents have knocked down.
  • Denver is 9-7 against the spread and 10-6 overall when it shoots higher than 46.4% from the field.
  • Houston has covered the spread in a game 16 times this year (16-19-1).
  • In games this season when an underdog by 6.5 points or more, the Rockets have gone 9-12-1 against the spread.
  • Houston’s games have gone over the total 20 times out of 36 chances this season.
  • The Rockets’ 45.2% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Nuggets have given up to their opponents.
  • Houston has compiled a 12-4 record against the spread and a 9-7 straight up record in games it shoots better than 46.6% from the field.

Nuggets Team Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic: 25.8 PTS, 14.0 REB, 7.1 AST, 1.4 STL, 55.9 FG%, 35.0 3PT% (43-for-123)
  • Will Barton: 15.3 PTS, 43.0 FG%, 37.0 3PT% (70-for-189)
  • Aaron Gordon: 14.0 PTS, 51.6 FG%, 34.4 3PT% (31-for-90)
  • Monte Morris: 12.6 PTS, 47.9 FG%, 38.0 3PT% (52-for-137)
  • Jeff Green: 9.6 PTS, 49.3 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (26-for-78)

Rockets Team Leaders

  • Christian Wood: 16.8 PTS, 10.4 REB, 47.0 FG%, 35.0 3PT% (55-for-157)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 11.9 PTS, 49.1 FG%, 30.7 3PT% (27-for-88)
  • Alperen Sengun: 8.8 PTS, 49.8 FG%, 28.9 3PT% (11-for-38)
  • Eric Gordon: 14.1 PTS, 49.5 FG%, 45.1 3PT% (69-for-153)
  • Kenyon Martin Jr.: 7.5 PTS, 53.7 FG%, 32.1 3PT% (17-for-53)

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