Rockets vs. Spurs Prediction
Will the Rockets pull off the upset tonight when they visit the Spurs at 8:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Spurs are 4-point home favorites versus the Rockets after opening as a 5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 218 but has been bet up to 220.5.
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Houston enters play having won back-to-back games both on the hardwood and against the spread. The Rockets are also 8-2 over their last 10 games and covered the point spread in six of those 10 contests. They're 36-27 against the number on the season, which includes an impressive 21-11 ATS mark on the road.
San Antonio comes into tonight's matchup on a seven-game winning streak but is 0-3 against the spread in its last three games. The Spurs are also just 4-6 against the spread over their last 10 games, but are 33-27 at the betting window on the season and 14-13 ATS at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The Rockets are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five trips to San Antonio and have failed to cover in five of their last six games versus the Spurs overall. That said, the road team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams and the Spurs are just 2-5 ATS in their last seven games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game. The Rockets are also 6-1 against the spread in their last seven conference games and have cashed in 21 of their last 31 road games.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: HOUSTON ROCKETS +4