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Rockets pay a visit to the rival Spurs

The Houston Rockets have picked up two ATS victories in a row over the San Antonio Spurs on the NBA betting lines as those teams do battle for the first time this season on Saturday.

Overall Houston is just 4-6 SU and 5-5 ATS in its past 10 games against San Antonio, but the Rockets earned ATS victories in the last two games between the teams last year.

The UNDER is 5-3 in their eight most recent meetings.

San Antonio will face the 12-5 Rockets, who own a 10-5-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Spurs are 8-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rockets are 9-8 favoring the OVER.

View Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Spurs in this one found them as -6.5-point Favorite earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 204.5 at Bovada.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Spurs and the No. 14-ranked Rockets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 104-100 result in favor of the Spurs.

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The Rockets were a 114-95 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Nets. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (209) made winners of OVER bettors. Chandler Parsons scored 21 points leading the Rockets to a 114-95 victory over Brooklyn at Toyota Center on Friday.

In their last action, San Antonio was a 109-91 winner on the road against the Magic. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors. San Antonio got 19 points from Tim Duncan en route to a 109-91 victory over Orlando on Friday at Amway Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 13-rated squad against Houston's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 10 in the league with 8.12 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 10.18 per outing.

Next up:
Houston at Utah, Monday, December 2nd
San Antonio home to Atlanta, Monday, December 2nd

 

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