The Suns have won nine of the last fourteen meetings between the two teams and seven of the last ten at Houston. The Rockets have proven they can beat the best teams in basketball betting this season though as they are coming off a road win at the Lakers.
NBA betting has the Suns with the best record in the league at 9-2. Only three times in Phoenix history has a Suns team started 10-2 or better. Phoenix has won five of their last six games overall and they have not lost two straight games yet this season. Phoenix is not a fluke either in NBA betting as they have played seven of their eleven games on the road. This month, the Suns are playing 10 of their 15 games on the road.
If the Suns get down in this NBA betting matchup you may not want to give up on them. Of their nine wins this season, the Suns have overcome double-digit deficits to win four of them. Phoenix is playing far better this year without Shaquille O’Neal than they did a year ago.
In this NBA betting series, the teams have split their last 10 meetings but it is the Suns who are 7-3 against the basketball betting pointspread. The teams met three times a year ago but only once in Houston. The Rockets won that game 116-112 but did not cover the 5.5 point NBA betting pointspread. The teams split the two games in Phoenix last season. The Rockets have won four of the last five home meetings against the Suns but Phoenix is 4-1 against the NBA betting odds in those games. Almost all of the games have been close. The Suns are 13-3 in NBA betting in the last 16 meetings in Houston.
Phoenix has been a good team on Tuesday’s in NBA betting. The Suns are 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 Tuesday games. Houston has been excellent at home lately in basketball betting. The Rockets are 6-0 in NBA betting in their last 6 home games.
The total has some interesting basketball betting trends. Four of the last five Phoenix games have gone over on the road. Seven of the last nine Houston games overall have gone over in NBA betting.