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Houston Rockets Face the Denver Nuggets: NBA Odds and Pick

The Denver Nuggets will try to cover the point spread at Pepsi Center on Monday when they get a visit from the Houston Rockets in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Denver Nuggets as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 209 for Monday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 102-100 win for the Rockets on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will try to spoil the party on Monday; they are 9-15 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Denver Nuggets are 10-11-2 ATS. Houston is 12-12 vs the betting total points scored; Denver is 12-11. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Houston injuries news.

This game pits the Denver Nuggets, currently No. 24 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Houston Rockets, who rate No. 11 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Denver's No. 25-ranked offense (96.78 PPG) against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 27 at 106.79 PPG. The Denver Nuggets have averaged 42.41% from the field per game, less than the Houston Rockets have managed so far this NBA season (43.37% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston cruised to victory on Saturday, running Los Angeles out of the gym and running up a 126-97 score at Toyota Center.

Denver got 23 points from Danilo Gallinari en route to a 111-108 victory over Minnesota on Friday at Pepsi Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Denver
  • Denver is 3-6-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Denver is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • Denver is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Denver is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Sacramento, Tuesday, December 15th
Denver at Minnesota, Tuesday, December 15th