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Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Rockets of Houston hit the hard court against the Suns of Phoenix.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Phoenix Suns opened as 7.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 215.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 106-105 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 Phoenix Suns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will try to spoil the party on Friday; they are 22-32-1 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Phoenix Suns are 21-33 ATS. Houston is 32-23 vs the betting total points scored; Phoenix is 26-27-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Phoenix vs Houston injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Phoenix Suns and the No. 16-ranked Houston Rockets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Phoenix's No. 19-ranked offense (100.52 PPG) against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 29 at 106.78 PPG. The Phoenix Suns have averaged 44% from the field per game, less than the Houston Rockets have managed so far this NBA season (44.34% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Harden was dynamite, scoring 34 points and adding 9 rebounds but Portland still won, 116-103, over Houston on Wednesday at Moda Center.

The Suns endured a 112-104 loss at the hands of the Warriors on Wednesday, despite a 20-point effort from Archie Goodwin at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Phoenix is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Phoenix is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games
  • Phoenix is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Utah, Tuesday, February 23rd
Phoenix home to San Antonio, Sunday, February 21st