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Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 1/22/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 1-22-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 1/22/2020 – The Houston Rockets have been struggling and is on a four-game skid heading to their next scheduled game this Wednesday, January 22 against the Denver Nuggets. This game will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston Texas at 8 pm Eastern Time. Television rights are granted to AT&T Sportsnet – Southwest while NBA League Pass subscribers can catch the game online. The Nuggets are seen by NBA Betting Lines Explained as the underdogs on this road game against the Rockets.

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 1/22/2020

When: January 22, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: AT&T Sportsnet – Southwest
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 1/22/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +6.5 (-110) 226 o (-110) +305

Houston Rockets
-6.5 (-110) 226 u (-110) -362
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Denver Nuggets Betting

After a home game loss against the Indiana Pacers, Denver immediately bounced back against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In that match, Michael Porter Jr. is becoming more consistent and had a huge night finishing with 20 points, 14 rebounds and four assists. Jerami Grant stepped up in the played with 19 points and seven rebounds while Will Barton had 18 points. Nikola Jokic still dominated the boards with 17 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. This Nuggets team are looking like a new one with players stepping up and still continue the team’s winning ways. The Rockets is a team that likes to run and score quick and if they manage to dictate the tempo and doing more half court, Denver will have the advantage to take the win on the road.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 43 GP 43 GS 31.5 MIN 19.4 PTS 2.3 OR 7.6 DR 10 REB 6.3 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 3.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 24.48 PER

W. Barton SG 40 GP 40 GS 33.5 MIN 15.2 PTS 1.5 OR 5.2 DR 6.7 REB 3.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.1 PF 2.7 AST/TO 16.44 PER

J. Grant PF 43 GP 10 GS 24.3 MIN 10.3 PTS 0.7 OR 2.7 DR 3.3 REB 1 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 0.8 TO 2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 12.97 PER

Houston Rockets Betting

The Rockets had a tough schedule with luck not on their side as they lost four straight and three at home. In their latest loss, the visiting OKC Thunder had them by five points. Russell Westbrook had achieved a record of scoring a triple-double for every NBA team, second to LeBron James but it was bittersweet with the loss. Westbrook had 32 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds but James Harden shot below 35% for this game at 9-of-29 to finish with 29 points, nine rebounds and six assists. He was also 1-for-17 from the three-point line. This team needs its role players to help Harden and Westbrook to become one of the elite teams in the league.

Players to Watch: J. Harden SG 41 GP 41 GS 37.3 MIN 36.9 PTS 1.1 OR 5.2 DR 6.3 REB 7.4 AST 1.6 STL 0.9 BLK 4.7 TO 3.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 30.1 PER

R. Westbrook PG 36 GP 36 GS 35.6 MIN 25.3 PTS 1.5 OR 6.4 DR 7.9 REB 7.3 AST 1.6 STL 0.3 BLK 4.3 TO 3.7 PF 1.7 AST/TO 19.74 PER

C. Capela C 35 GP 35 GS 33.3 MIN 14.3 PTS 4.1 OR 10.1 DR 14.2 REB 1.2 AST 0.9 STL 1.7 BLK 1.6 TO 2.7 PF 0.8 AST/TO 21.09 PER

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets 1/22/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games.
Denver are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Denver are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against Houston.
Nuggets are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games against Houston.
Denver are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Denver are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston.
Nuggets are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games played in January.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Denver’s last 10 games played on a Wednesday.

Houston Rockets

Houston are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Houston are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Houston are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Rockets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Houston are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston’s last 17 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games played in January.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Houston
Gary Harris SG Abdominal is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs Houston
Jamal Murray PG Ankle is out indefinitely

Houston Rockets

Austin Rivers SG Thumb is “?” Wednesday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Houston Rockets
17-20-6 Against the Spread 20-22
18-25 Straight Up 18-24
109 Points per Game 118
105 Points Allowed per Game 114
46.27 Offensive FG% 45.26
76.72 Offensive FT% 78.08
34.58 Offensive 3PT% 34.81
45.47 Defensive FG% 45.61
75.9 Defensive FT% 75.58
33.21 Defensive 3PT% 34.51

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

Even with the losing streak, Houston is expected to bounce back against the Nuggets according to Best Sports Book. Expect them to run to their two-headed dragon in Harden and Westbrook but they need players like Erick Gordon and Ben McLemore to be more threats in this game to seal the victory over the Nuggets.

Moneyline: Having the upper hand in this game, Rockets are to reach -362 on the ML while the Nuggets are at +305.

ATS: The Rockets are at -6.5 across the spread for this game while the Nuggets are on the other end with +6.5.

TOTALs: It is predicted for this game that the Nuggets and Rockets are to reach 226 points on the total. Denver is over while Houston are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 108 Rockets