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The Houston Rockets and the Washington Wizards will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Verizon Center.

In their last action, Houston was an 83-80 loser on the road against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (163) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Washington lost its last outing, a 93-66 result against the Pacers on January 10. The Wizards failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog, while the 159 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Houston:
Team record: 23-14 SU, 18-16-3 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Washington:
Team record: 16-18 SU, 18-15-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Houston at Boston, Monday, January 13
Washington at Chicago, Monday, January 13