The Houston Rockets will hit the road to face the Utah Jazz in an NBA pro basketball game set for Saturday night.
Start time from Utah is scheduled for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA point spread has the road side Houston Rockets favored by -6 points with an over under line set at 199 ½ points.
Houston Rockets are a perfect 2-0 on the 2013-14 season after a 113-105 home victory on Friday night to the Dallas Mavericks as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at over 206 ½ points. The Rockets jumped out to the 38-22 first half lead.
The team shot 46.6% from the floor and made 11 of 29 three pointers. They survived 23 turnovers by pulling down eight more rebounds and playing good defense. Houston held the Mavericks to just 38% shooting with 9 of 27 makes from three. James Harden led the Rockets with 34 points as he made 11 of his 17 shots.
Utah is 0-2 on the year following an 87-84 road defeat on Friday night to the Phoenix Suns as a +3 point betting odds underdog. The total finished at under 195 ½ points. It was an 84-84 tied and the Jazz lose as Eric Bledsoe hits a game winning three point shot for the Suns with a second left.
The Jazz shot just 36.5% from the floor and hit on 5 of 17 from three point range. They couldn’t take advantage of a 7 rebounding margin because the team turned the ball over 21 times. On defense allowed 37.3% shooting and 6 of 22 from three. Gordon Hayward had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Utah on 6 of 17 shooting.