Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz - 11/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Rockets (11-6) at Utah Jazz (10-8)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Vivint Smart Home Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz +2 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
The Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz square off Tuesday night in a NBA contest at the Vivint Smart Home Arena on NBATV.
The Houston Rockets look to keep the ball rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 109.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 46 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 28.9 points and 12.2 assists while Eric Gordon is averaging 15.5 points and 3.2 rebounds. Trevor Ariza is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Anderson is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets have won three straight road games.
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The Utah Jazz look for back-to-back victories to build on their solid three-game winning streak. The Utah Jazz are averaging 96.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 92.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 20.9 points and 4.2 assists while Gordon Hayward is averaging 20.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. Rodney Hood is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 10.6 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have split their last six home games.
The Rockets are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Jazz are 19-9-1 ATS in their last 29 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Rockets are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings and the over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
The Houston Rockets just beat the Utah Jazz a little over a week ago and did it by shooting 51.3 percent from the field. The Rockets are lighting it up offensively and are an up-and-down style team you don't want to face after just playing Monday night. Not to mention the Rockets are winning on the road with some consistency recently. This is a very tough spot for the Jazz. Give me the Houston Rockets and the small line.