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The Houston Rockets will hit the highway to battle the Dallas Mavericks in an NBA pro basketball game set for Wednesday night.
Start time from Dallas is slated for 9:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The wagering odds from this NBA game has the home side Dallas Mavericks favored by -3 ½ points with a total lined at 214 ½ points.
Houston has won three straight to move to 8-4 after a 109-85 home victory on Tuesday to the Boston Celtics as a -10 ½ point betting favorite. The game total finished at under 205 points. The Rockets jumped out to the 40-18 first quarter lead.
The Rockets shot 56.9% from the field and made 9 of 21 from three. Terrence Jones had 24 points and 9 rebounds on 10 of 12 shooting. On defense they give up just 32.3% shooting to the Celtics with 7 of 20 from three.
Dallas has won two straight to go to 7-4 after a 97-94 home victory on Sunday to the Philadelphia 76ers as a -11 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 215 ½ points.
The Mavs hit on 43.8% from the floor and made 9 of 29 from three. Monta Ellis had 24 points and 10 assists on 7 of 14 shooting. The Mavericks held the 76ers to just 38.45 shooting with 6 of 21 coming from beyond the arc. Dallas was aided by Philadelphia’s 10 misses on 22 tries at the free throw line.