Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets: Preview & Picks 2/28/2023

Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets: Preview & Picks 2/28/2023

February 28, 2023



Game Preview


On Tuesday at the Toyota Center in Houston, the Houston Rockets will host the Denver Nuggets. Denver is 15-15 on the road, while Houston is 8-20 at home. After the All-Star break, the Nuggets have won two straight games, including a 134-124 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. After losing to the Portland Trail Blazers 131-114 in their previous game, the Rockets have now lost nine consecutive games.


On Sunday, Denver defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 134-124 to achieve the desired outcome, even if it required overtime to do so. For Denver, Nikola Jokic had a fantastic game, recording a triple-double with 40 points, 17 rebounds, and 10 assists.


The Rockets haven’t exactly established themselves on defense, giving up an average of 118.33 points per game, which may favor Denver. In the battle for the top spot in the Western Conference, the Nuggets lead the Memphis Grizzlies by 5.5 games, so they’ll be hoping to avoid a setback against Houston. With averages of 24.8 points, 11.7 rebounds, and 10.0 assists per game, Jokic continues to be the favorite to win the NBA MVP award for a third straight year.


Let’s check the latest picks, NBA news, stats and NBA expert picks for Nuggets vs Rockets. We’ve plenty of NBA predictions for you to consider.


The Rockets were defeated by the Portland Trail Blazers on the road on Sunday by a score of 131-114. Center Alperen Sengun (17 points), small forward Jae’Sean Tate (17 points), point guard Daishen Nix (16 points), and forward Tari Eason were the highest scorers for Houston (15 points).


The Rockets have the worst overall record in the NBA right now, but they are a young, energetic squad that can compete with anyone if they shoot well. Houston is led by Jalen Green, who averages 21.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game. Every time Sengun gets on the court for the Rockets, he poses a double-double threat (15.0 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 3.6 assists).


Denver Nuggets vs Houston Rockets Game Information


  • Date: 02/28/2023
  • Time: 08:10 PM ET
  • Location: Toyota Center.
  • How to Watch Nuggets vs Rockets: NBC Sports Boston
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Nuggets vs Rockets Betting Lines


Rockets are +135 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $135. On the other side, Nuggets are –155 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $64.52.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Rockets at a 42.55% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Nuggets have 60.78% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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