Nuggets vs. Rockets Prediction

Underdog Nuggets a good bet to cover vs. Rockets? NBA Predictions 3/20/17

Are the underdog Nuggets a good bet to cover the spread tonight when they visit the Rockets at 8:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Rockets are 9-point home favorites versus the Nuggets while the over/under currently sits at 236.5 points.

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Denver has won seven of its last 10 games entering play tonight and are 7-3 against the spread during that span as well. They're also 37-32 against the number this season, which includes a 17-15 ATS record at home this year.

Houston has won six of its last 10 games, both on the hardwood and at the betting window. The Rockets are a profitable 40-30 against the spread on the season but are just 16-18 against the number at home this year.

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OUR PREDICTION: The underdog is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Nuggets have cashed in four of their last five games. They're also 4-0 at the betting window in their last four games coming off a loss and are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games playing on no rest. On the other side, the Rockets have failed to cover in five of their last seven home games and are just 4-10 against the number in their last 14 games following an ATS win.

MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS +9

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