The Denver Nuggets (13-7) host the Houston Rockets (5-15) at Ball Arena on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The contest tips at 9:00 PM ET and airs on ALT. The Nuggets are 11.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total is set as 230 points for the outing.
How to bet Nuggets vs. Rockets
Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 11.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Nuggets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -639 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +464 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230 points.
Nuggets vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ALT
- Location: Denver, Colorado
- Arena: Ball Arena
Nuggets vs. Rockets Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Nuggets are 10-10-0 this year. Denver has won in 10, or 66.7%, of the 15 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Nuggets games this year have hit the over 50% of the time (10 out of 20 games with a set point total).
The Rockets have played 20 games, with nine wins against the spread. Houston has won 25% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (5-15). Rockets games this year have gone over the total in 11 of 20 opportunities (55%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Michael Porter Jr.||16||16.4||6||1.3||0.6||0.4||2.9|
|Kevin Porter Jr.||19||18.7||5.8||6.1||1.3||0.5||1.9|
|Jabari Smith Jr.||19||11.6||7.2||0.8||0.3||1||2.1|
Nuggets: Nah’Shon Hyland: Probable (Illness), Michael Porter: Out (Heel), Jeff Green: Out (Knee), Collin Gillespie: Out (Lower Leg)
Rockets: Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets
Offensively, Denver is scoring 115.2 points per game (10th-ranked in league). It is allowing 113.8 points per contest at the other end of the court (15th-ranked). The Nuggets score 116.4 points per game at home, compared to 114.5 points per game on the road, a difference of 1.9 points per contest. The Nuggets’ offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, scoring 114.2 points a contest compared to the 115.2 they’ve averaged this season.
Denver is sinking 12.3 three-pointers per game this season (10th-ranked in NBA), and it owns a 39.8% three-point percentage (second-best). In terms of shot breakdown, the Nuggets have taken 64.6% two-pointers (accounting for 71.6% of the team’s baskets) and 35.4% from beyond the arc (28.4%).
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
At 110.3 points scored per game and 116.4 points allowed, Houston is 22nd in the league on offense and 24th on defense. The Rockets score 112.5 points per game at home, and 108.8 away. The Rockets are putting up 112.6 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is 2.3 more than their average for the season (110.3).
Houston makes 12.7 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.4% from beyond the arc, ranking eighth and 16th, respectively, in the league. In 2022-23, the Rockets have attempted 59.1% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 40.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 67.3% of the Rockets’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 32.7% have been 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the Nuggets, and we expect that Rockets will cover the spread (Nuggets -11.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 230 points.
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