Suns Could be in for a Long Day against Rockets (02/04/2019)
Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns Vegas Odds & NBA Picks
The reeling Phoenix Suns, who not only are riding on a nasty ten-game losing streak but will have to face one the teams that have given them the most trouble in recent years as they get ready to resume hostilities in a matchup against the Houston Rockets. The two Western conference dwellers are scheduled to square off in the first installment of a three-game regular season series with the game set to be contested Monday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
The Rockets locked horns with the Suns in a four-game series in each of the past two years and have won them all while going 6-2 against the numbers during that stretch. To make matters worse for the Suns, the Rockets have thrived in the desert winning the last nine contests in Phoenix covering the line in seven of those victories. The Rockets, who snapped a two-game losing streak with a 27 point win over Utah as a 7 point underdog on Saturday, enter this affair as an 8.5-point road favorite, thanks to Bovada Sportsbook, with the total set at 229.5 points.
Prediction: Houston 122 – Phoenix 110
Team record: 30-22 SU,24-27-1 ATS
Houston is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Houston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games
Team record: 11-43 SU,23-31 ATS
Current Streak: lost 10 straight games.
Phoenix is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Phoenix is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Phoenix is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Houston at Sacramento Wednesday, February 6
Phoenix at Utah Wednesday, February 6