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.

NBA Quick Links: Free Matchup Reports|Injuries|Odds Comparison|Scoreboard|Betting Trends

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.

Bet Tonight's NBA Action

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.


Need More winners against the spread? Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. Instant Access here.

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Celtics improving Finals odds The Boston Celtics are showing signs that they want to be in the hunt to win the NBA Finals next season. Do oddsmakers feel the Celtics are...
Thumbnail Warriors re-sign Curry, Iguodala The Golden State Warriors are committed to keeping their championship team together. The team re-signed a number of players last week to improve their odds to...
Thumbnail Paul George joins the Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunderwon the Paul Georgesweepstakes last week. How has this impacted the team’s ability to win the NBA...
Thumbnail Rockets improve Finals odds After making a big splash this week, are the Houston Rockets making a push to win the 2018 NBA Finals?
Thumbnail Updated NBA Finals Odds After a busy week with the NBA Draft taking place, which team improved their odds to win the 2018 NBA Finals?

NBA Headlines

  • MIAMI (AP) Udonis Haslem believes he can still play, and the Miami Heat apparently agree.
    The three-time NBA champion has signed a one-year, $2.3 million deal to remain with the Heat for what...
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz signed big man Eric Griffin to a two-way contract Thursday.
    Contract details were not released.
    Griffin was a member of the Jazz during NBA summer leagu...
  • CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose.
    The team is discussing a one-year deal with Ros...
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz signed forward Royce O'Neale on Wednesday.
    Contract details were not released.
    The 6-foot-6, 215-pound wing played for Gran Canaria in Spain last season...
  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Mario Chalmers, nearly 1 1/2 years after he ruptured his right Achilles tendon playing for the team.
    The Grizzlies announced the de...

NBA Team Pages