Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns Betting
- Updated: February 10, 2015
The Phoenix Suns host the Houston Rockets in a Western Conference match up at the Talking Stick Resort Arena tipping off at 8:00 PM on February 10th.
Point Spread: Suns -1.5
Over/Under Total Line: 214.5
In their last games the Rockets lost to the Portland Trailblazers 109-98 as a 4.5 point betting favorite while the Suns dropped their road game versus the Sacramento Kings 85-83 as a 7.5 point favorite..
These two teams have played twice this season with the Rockets getting the win and point spread cover in both games. Houston has now beaten Phoenix in four straight contests straight up getting the betting line cover in all four games. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last seven games between these two teams.
In the last 4 games in this series played in Phoenix the total has gone over the closing line each time. However, the combined total at either venue in the last ten games has favored the over bettors 6-4.
The Rockets lost in their last game broke off a mini two game winning streak and are a decent 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Suns lost for the fourth time in five games are 4-6 straight up in their last 10.
This season the Suns are 16-10 at home straight up and 14-12 versus the number while the Rockets are a very solid 16-8 on the road, but only 13-12 ATS.
Below are some key handicapping stats for this match-up with an against the spread pick from one of our NBA handicapping team.
Houston Rockets: 35-16 SU / 29-22 ATS
Phoenix Suns: 29-24 SU / 27-24-2 ATS
• HOU is 14-3 ATS in their last 17 games following a S.U. loss.
• HOU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
• HOU has an Over record of 6-2 in their last 8 road games.
• PHO is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
• PHO is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
• PHO has an Under record of 8-0 in their last 8 games.
Houston Rockets: 94.50
Phoenix Suns: 91.49
(!)[C] 01/31/2015 – Dwight Howard out indefinitely ( Ankle )
[C] 02/07/2015 – Alex Len out indefinitely ( Ankle )
(!)[G] 02/09/2015 – Eric Bledsoe is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Houston ( Personal)
Free ATS Pick
We’re going to buck the public consensus pick on Houston in this game and back Phoenix. The Suns did lose the last meeting right here at Talking Stick Resort Arena 113-111, but they’ve won 3 of their last 4 at home with the only loss coming against Memphis 102-101.