Nuggets vs Rockets Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Monday, November 28, 2022

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The Denver Nuggets (12-7) host the Houston Rockets (5-14) at Ball Arena on Monday, November 28, 2022. The contest begins at 9:00 PM ET and airs on ALT. The Nuggets are 11-point favorites in the game. A 228-point over/under has been set for this matchup.

How to bet Nuggets vs. Rockets

Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 11 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nuggets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -594 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +434 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 228 points.

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Nuggets vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, November 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ALT
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Arena: Ball Arena

Nuggets vs. Rockets Betting Trends

The Nuggets have nine wins against the spread in 19 games this year. Denver has been victorious in nine, or 64.3%, of the 14 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Nuggets have hit the over in 47.4% of their opportunities this year (nine times over 19 games with a set point total).

The Rockets have nine wins against the spread in 19 games this season. Houston has put together a 5-14 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 26.3% of those games). Rockets games this year have gone over the point total 10 times in 19 opportunities (52.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Nuggets

Nuggets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Jokic 16 22.4 9.7 8.8 1.4 0.6 0.6
Aaron Gordon 16 16.6 6.9 2.6 0.6 1.1 1.1
Jamal Murray 15 16.4 3.9 5 1.1 0.1 1.7
Michael Porter Jr. 16 16.4 6 1.3 0.6 0.4 2.9
Nah’Shon Hyland 13 15 2.1 3.6 0.6 0.3 2.8

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Green 19 21.8 4.3 3.8 0.8 0.3 2.8
Kevin Porter Jr. 18 19.1 5.9 6.1 1.3 0.4 1.8
Alperen Sengun 16 15.2 9.1 2.4 0.8 1.1 0.3
Eric Gordon 16 13.1 2.1 2.8 0.8 0.4 1.9
Jabari Smith Jr. 18 11.7 7.4 0.8 0.3 1.1 2.1
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Nuggets vs. Rockets Injury Report

Rockets: Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets

Denver is scoring 114.5 points per game (11th-ranked in NBA) this season, while ceding 113.8 points per contest (15th-ranked). On offense, the Nuggets average 114.3 points per game when playing at home, compared to 114.5 points per game in away games. The Nuggets have been scoring 112.8 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 114.5 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

With a 39.8% three-point percentage this season, Denver ranks second-best in the NBA. It ranks 10th in the league by draining 12.3 treys per contest. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Nuggets have taken 64.5% two-pointers (accounting for 71.3% of the team’s buckets) and 35.5% from beyond the arc (28.7%).

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

At 110.2 points scored per game and 115.7 points conceded, Houston is 21st in the NBA on offense and 24th defensively. In 2022-23 the Rockets are scoring four more points per game at home (112.5) than on the road (108.5). Over their previous 10 games, the Rockets are posting 113 points per contest, 2.8 more than their season average (110.2).

In 2022-23, Houston is eighth in the NBA in 3-point makes (12.5 per game) and 16th in 3-point percentage (35.4%). The Rockets take 40.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 59.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 32.2% of the Rockets’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 67.8% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Nuggets, and we project that Rockets will cover the spread (Nuggets -11). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 228 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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