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Betting Line Favors the Houston Rockets in NBA Battle with Denver Nuggets

Betting NBA fans will be looking to hit pay dirt for their pick on Sunday when the Denver Nuggets try to run the Houston Rockets off the court at Pepsi Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Rockets betting line opened this morning as -4.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 228 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 118-107 result in favor of the Rockets. 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 Denver Nuggets are 33-26 so far on the NBA season, and 28-28-3 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Houston Rockets, meanwhile, are 45-13 and 29-28-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 28-31 and the Rockets go 26-31-1 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Denver Nuggets at No. 11 and the Houston Rockets at No. 1 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Houston Rockets rank No. 15 in the league with 43.71 per game. That compares with Denver's No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Denver is the NBA's No. 8-ranked team at 11.15 per game, while the Houston Rockets rate No. 1 with 15.64 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Harden went off for 31 points and added 2 rebounds leading Houston to a 120-102 win over Minnesota on Friday at Toyota Center.

Denver got 28 points and 11 rebounds from Nikola Jokic en route to a 122-119 victory over San Antonio on Friday at Pepsi Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston's last 18 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Denver is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Denver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 5 games
  • Denver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Utah, Monday, February 26th
Denver home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, February 27th