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Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Bobcats

The Houston Rockets and the Charlotte Bobcats will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Rockets were a 118-111 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (229) made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Charlotte, they were a 124-94 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers at home. The Bobcats covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 218 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Houston:
Team record: 47-22 SU, 35-31-3 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Charlotte

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Charlotte:
Team record: 34-36 SU, 40-28-2 ATS

is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home

When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Brooklyn are 1-9
After playing Portland are 2-8
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Houston home to Philadelphia, Thursday, March 27
Charlotte home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, March 26