NBA Matchups  >>  Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets Preview 04/06/2013

 
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The Houston Rockets and the Denver Nuggets will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Pepsi Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nuggets listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Rockets, while the game's total is sitting at 215½.
In their last action, Houston was a 116-98 winner on the road against the Trail Blazers. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (214) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Denver, they were a 95-94 winner as they battled the Mavericks at home. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 189 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Houston:
Team record: 43-33 SU, 40-35-1 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 12 games
is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Denver

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Portland are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Denver:
Team record: 52-24 SU, 46-30 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games at home
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 9-1


NEXT UP:
Houston home to Phoenix, Tuesday, April 9
Denver home to San Antonio, Wednesday, April 10