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Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic 12/13/19 Spread Picks and Previews

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Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic 12-13-19 Spread Picks and Previews

Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic 12/13/19 – Friday night NBA is all set to take place at Amway Center when Houston Rockets take on Orlando Magic in a non-conference match. Houston keeps getting better with their 16-8 record on the season and they are looking forward to take out Orlando Magic in this game. The Magic seem to be stuck at the 8th position in the Eastern Conference play and they are holding a record of 11-13. Orlando will need to give their best shot in this match if they want to win. The NBA odds are out as they two teams clash in an interesting game.

Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic 12/13/19

When: December 13, 2019 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amway Center, Orlando Florida
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic 12/13/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets -6 (-110) 222 o (-110) -260

Orlando Magic
+6 (-110) 222 u (-110) +215
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Houston Rockets Betting

It there is one team that is still maintaining their record it has to be Houston Rockets. In their last game, the Rockets defeated Cleveland Cavaliers with a final score of 116-110. Houston is just one game below Dallas Mavericks and they are three games behind Los Angeles Clippers in the 2nd spot. The Rockets have moved out from their 5th position and are now holding the 4th spot in the Western Conference play.

Players to watch: J. Harden PG (23 GP 23 GS 37.7 MIN 38 PTS 1 OR 5.1 DR 6 REB 7.5 AST 2 STL 0.6 BLK 5.1 TO 3.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 30.44 PER)
R. Westbrook PG (21 GP 21 GS 34.4 MIN 22.4 PTS 1.6 OR 6.5 DR 8.1 REB 7.5 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 4.6 TO 4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.62 PER)
C. Capela C (19 GP 19 GS 32.6 MIN 14.3 PTS 4.3 OR 10.5 DR 14.8 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 1.8 BLK 1.8 TO 2.9 PF 0.6 AST/TO 21.15 PER).

Orlando Magic Betting

Orlando Magic is not a bad team as such and neither are they an average team. The Magic has all the potential to take out some of the other bigger teams, but they seem to be struggling with their defense. Orlando is two games behind the Nets in the 7th position and they are four games behind Indiana Pacers in the 6th spot. Orlando seems to be strong at home as they are doing a decent job with an 8-13 home record. However, playing against the Rockets are not going to be easy.

Players to watch: E. Fournier SG (23 GP 23 GS 30.7 MIN 20 PTS 0.2 OR 2.8 DR 3 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 19.57 PER)
N. Vucevic C (14 GP 14 GS 30.8 MIN 17.1 PTS 2.9 OR 8.6 DR 11.6 REB 3.5 AST 0.6 STL 1.1 BLK 1.4 TO 1.9 PF 2.5 AST/TO 22.17 PER)
T. Ross SG (21 GP 0 GS 24.4 MIN 13.5 PTS 0.3 OR 2.7 DR 3 REB 1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.2 TO 1.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 14.29 PER).

Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic 12/13/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Houston’s last 20 games.
Houston are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games.
Rockets are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 games against Orlando.
Houston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Orlando.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 11 games on the road.
Houston are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Orlando.
Rockets are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Houston are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Orlando Magic

Orlando are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando’s last 7 games.
Orlando are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Orlando are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Magic are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games when playing at home against Houston.
Orlando are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Orlando are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando’s last 6 games played in December.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando’s last 6 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Gerald Green SG Foot is out indefinitely
Nene Hilario C Abdominal is out indefinitely
Eric Gordon SG Knee is out indefinitely
Austin Rivers SG Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs Orlando

Orlando Magic

Al-Farouq Aminu PF Knee is out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic C Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Houston
Markelle Fultz PG Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Orlando Magic
47-43-3 Against the Spread 46-38-3
43-46-4 Straight Up 39-48
113 Points per Game 106
108 Points Allowed per Game 106
44.53 Offensive FG% 43.27
78.96 Offensive FT% 78.31
34.09 Offensive 3PT% 33.04
45.49 Defensive FG% 44.79
74.42 Defensive FT% 75.59
35.11 Defensive 3PT% 34.33

Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks

The NBA spreads are looking strong for Houston rather than Orlando. Despite their home advantage Orlando will struggle to prevent the Rockets from scoring. Back the Rockets to win this game on the road.

Moneyline: The moneyline in this game for Houston is -260 and for Orlando is +215.

ATS: Both teams have an ATS of 6 with Houston having -6 and Orlando having +6.

TOTALs: The total has gone over 222 for the Rockets and under 222 for Orlando Magic.

Score Prediction: 118-108 Rockets.