The Denver Nuggets will hit the road to face the Houston Rockets in an NBA pro basketball game set for Saturday night.
Start time from Houston is slated for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA point spread from this contest has the home side Houston Rockets favored by –8 points with a total lined at 210 1/2 points.
Denver has won two straight to move level on the season at 4-4 after a 117-113 home victory to the Minnesota Timberwolves as a +2 point underdog. The game finished at over 209 ½ points.
The Nuggets shot 48.5% from the floor and made 7 of 20 from three. Wilson Chandler came off the bench for 19 points on 6 of 9 shooting. On defense Denver allowed Minnesota 48.9% shooting but just 6 of 22 from three point line.
Houston is 6-4 on the season after a 109-106 road victory on Thursday to the New York Knicks as a -1 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at over 206 ½ points.
The Rockets shot 45.6% from the floor and made 9 of 28 from three. The team had seven more rebounds than the Knicks. James Harden had 36 points and 9 rebounds on 9 of 17 shooting. On defense Houston allowed the Knicks 43.7% shooting with 8 of 20 from beyond the arc. The Rockets shot 17 more rebounds and sank 38 of 44 from the charity stripe.