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NBA Betting Line Favors Houston Rockets over Detroit Pistons

Toyota Center features an NBA battle between the host Houston Rockets and the visiting Detroit Pistons in basketball betting action on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Houston Rockets as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -3-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 206.5 for Wednesday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 109-104 result in favor of the Rockets today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Detroit Pistons vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets bring a 22-21 record (17-26 ATS) to the battle against the 22-19 Detroit Pistons, who are 22-17-2 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Houston Rockets go 23-20 so far and the Detroit Pistons go 21-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

The Rockets - Pistons betting odds would favor the Pistons if the lines were set according to power rankings. Houston is rated No. 8 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Detroit Pistons sit at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Houston's No. 5-ranked offense (104.3 PPG) against a Detroit Pistons defense that ranks No. 9 at 99.51 PPG. The Houston Rockets have averaged 44.53% from the field per game, more than the Detroit Pistons have managed so far this NBA season (43.09% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit suffered a 111-101 loss against Chicago on Monday, getting 19 points from Reggie Jackson in a losing effort at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Rockets got a terrific 36-point performance from Dwight Howard but Los Angeles handed them a 140-132 defeat on Monday at STAPLES Center.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Detroit's last 18 games
  • Detroit is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at New Orleans, Thursday, January 21st
Houston home to Milwaukee, Friday, January 22nd