Rockets vs. Suns Prediction
The Rockets will travel to Phoenix tonight at 9:00PM ET to take on the Suns. Will the game be high-scoring for bettors?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Suns are now 11.5-point home underdogs versus the Rockets, who opened as 10.5-point favorites for tonight's game. As for the total, the number hit the board at 234 but has already jumped to the whopping number of 236.5.
Houston enters play tonight having won six of its last 10 games but is just 4-6 against the spread during that span. The Rockets still own a winning record at the betting window at 42-34 and are an impressive 24-14 against the spread on the road this year.
Phoenix, meanwhile, has lost 11 straight games entering play tonight and is just 3-7 against the spread during that same stretch. The Suns are 37-39 at the betting window on the season, but own a winning ATS record at home this year at 18-17.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in seven of the last eight meetings between these two teams when they play Phoenix and is a perfect 5-0 in the last five meetings overall. The over is also 5-0 in the Rockets' last five games versus a team with a losing record and is 11-5 in their last 16 games on Sunday. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Suns' last five games overall and is 15-6 in their last 21 home games.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: ROCKETS/SUNS OVER 236.5