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Rockets home to Nuggets in NBA betting action

Denver NuggetsHouston Rockets
Jan 23, 8:00 PM | Toyota Center

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Odds

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Toyota Center will feature Rockets vs. Nuggets action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Nuggets will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 24-19 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Rockets are 21-21-1 ATS. Denver is 24-19 against the total, while Houston is 24-19 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 7-rated Nuggets taking on the No. 11-rated Rockets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 105-104 win for the Nuggets on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 2-ranked offense (104.4 PPG) against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 25 at 100.8 PPG. The Rockets have averaged 45.3% from the field per game, less than the Nuggets have managed so far this season (46.5% on average).

Defensively, the Nuggets feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.4 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Denver was a 121-118 winner at home against the Thunder. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (239) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Corey Brewer scored 26 points for Denver on Sunday, leading the Nuggets to a 121-118 victory over Oklahoma City at Pepsi Center.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 100-94 winner as they battled the Bobcats on the road. The Rockets failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 194 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bobcats were burned for 29 points by James Harden on Monday as the Rockets picked up a 100-94 win at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento are 9-1
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 4-6
After playing Charlotte are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Nuggets at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 5 games
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Denver is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games at home
Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Denver
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Denver

Next up:
Denver home to Sacramento, Saturday, January 26
Houston at New Orleans, Friday, January 25