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Rockets vs Suns Betting Matchup Report

Phoenix SunsHouston Rockets
9-9December 04, 2013, 08:00 | Toyota Center13-6



The Rockets will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Suns at Toyota Center in NBA wagering action.

The Rockets sit at 13-6 (11-6-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Suns are currently 9-9 (11-5-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Houston is 11-8 OU, and Phoenix is 11-7 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets Odds and Stats.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Rockets) and the No. 11 (Suns) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 101-96 result in favor of the Rockets is predicted by handicapping models.

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Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 110-91 loser as they battled the Grizzlies on the road. The Suns failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 201 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Suns endured a 110-91 loss at the hands of the Grizzlies on Tuesday, despite an 18 -point effort from Marcus Morris at FedExForum.

Houston lost its last outing, a 109-103 result against the Jazz on December 2. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 212 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Rockets got a terrific 37-point performance from James Harden but Utah handed them a 109-103 defeat on Monday at EnergySolutions Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 1-ranked offense (109.11 PPG) against a Suns defense that ranks No. 17 at 100.28 PPG. The Rockets have averaged 48.85% from the field per game, more than the Suns have managed so far this season (46.32% on average).

Next up:
Phoenix home to Toronto, Friday, December 6th
Houston home to Golden State, Friday, December 6th

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