NBA Matchups  >>  Phoenix Suns vs. Houston Rockets Preview 04/09/2013

 
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The Phoenix Suns and the Houston Rockets will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Toyota Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rockets listed as 16-point favorites versus the Suns, while the game's total is sitting at 212.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 95-92 loser as they battled the Hornets at home. The Suns failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 187 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Rockets were a 132-114 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (246) made winners of OVER bettors.
Phoenix:
Team record: 23-54 SU, 29-46-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 9 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Houston

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing New Orleans are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

Houston:
Team record: 43-34 SU, 40-36-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Phoenix

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing Denver are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2


NEXT UP:
Phoenix at Dallas, Wednesday, April 10
Houston home to Memphis, Friday, April 12