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Red Hot Spurs vs Lukewarm Rockets

James Harden Rockets Spurs

December has certainly been a good month for the Spurs and their backers as the team has strung together seven straight wins, both SU and ATS. The Spurs will hit the road tonight to take on a Houston Rockets team that’s slowly starting to show signs of improvement after a disastrous start to the season.

shark Bites
  • San Antonio is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road.
  • The visiting team is 1-5 SU and 0-6 ATS in its last six games in this matchup.
  • The Spurs are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against the Rockets.

The Spurs have been an absolute wrecking ball during their seven game win streak. They’ve covered four double-digit spreads and have won by an average of 21.4 points in the seven wins. This is their first game vs the Rockets this season, but the Spurs have beaten up on the Western Conference this season, going 9-0 SU in their last nine games vs Western Conference opponents.

Despite an overall home ATS record of 6-10 this season, the Rockets have been on a bit of a roll recently at home, winning five straight ATS at the Toyota Center. The Rockets enter this one as 7 point underdogs, which is a situation they’ve responded well to on their home court as they’ve gone 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games as home underdogs.

Totals bettors will be interested to know that the total has gone UNDER in five straight games for the Rockets, while the Spurs have gone UNDER in six of their last eight road games.

James Harden has been a beast at home this season, averaging 29.1 points, 6 rebounds and 6.7 assists in 16 home games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting San Antonio Spurs betting line opened this morning as -6-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 204 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

A 108-94 result in favor of the Spurs is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Antonio Spurs will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 21-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Houston Rockets are 12-18 ATS. San Antonio is 12-17-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Houston is 13-17 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs San Antonio injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 1-rated San Antonio Spurs taking on the No. 10-rated Houston Rockets in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting San Antonio Spurs rank No. 5 in the league with 46.17 per game. That compares with Houston's No. 20 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston is the NBA's No. 2-ranked team at 10.5 per game, while the San Antonio Spurs rate No. 25 with 7.23 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was run off the court by the Spurs on Wednesday as San Antonio blasted the Timberwolves 108-83 at Target Center.

James Harden chucked in 31 points for Houston on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 104-101 at Amway Center.

Betting Trends
  • San Antonio is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • San Antonio is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Houston is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Antonio home to Denver, Saturday, December 26th
Houston at New Orleans, Saturday, December 26th

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