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    The Denver Nuggets (14-8) host the Houston Rockets (9-9) after winning nine straight home games. The Nuggets are favored by 8.5 points in the contest, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, December 8, 2023. The matchup has an over/under of 221.5 points.

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    How Do I Watch Nuggets vs. Rockets?

    • Game Day: Friday, December 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ALT and Space City Home Network
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Arena: Ball Arena

    Betting Lines For Denver vs. Houston

    Nuggets vs Rockets Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Nuggets -8.5 221.5

    Nuggets Betting Stats & Information

    • The Nuggets have been favored on the moneyline 19 total times this season. They’ve finished 13-6 in those games.
    • Denver has won all four games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -384 or shorter.
    • The Nuggets have gone 8-13-1 ATS this season.
    • The Nuggets have a 2-2-1 record against the spread when favored by 8.5 points or more this season.
    • The average point total for Denver’s games this season is 2.9 more points than the total of 221.5 in this matchup.
    • Nuggets games have hit the over in nine out of 18 opportunities (50%).

    Houston Betting Stats & Info

    • The Rockets have won six, or 40%, of the 15 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
    • Houston has played as an underdog of +301 or more once this season and lost that game.
    • The Rockets have put together an 11-5-2 record against the spread this year.
    • The Rockets are winless against the spread when they have played as 8.5-point underdogs or more (0-0-1).
    • The average over/under in Houston’s games this year is 4.6 fewer points than the point total of 221.5 in this outing.
    • This season, six of the Rockets’ games have gone over the point total.

    Nuggets vs. Rockets Season Stat Comparison

    Nuggets Rank Nuggets AVG Rockets AVG Rockets Rank
    14th 114 Points Scored 110.1 26th
    6th 110.5 Points Allowed 106.9 2nd
    16th 44 Rebounds 44.4 13th
    12th 11.1 Off. Rebounds 9.4 25th
    21st 11.5 3pt Made 12.5 14th
    2nd 30 Assists 26.3 10th
    2nd 11.9 Turnovers 12.6 8th

    Nuggets vs. Rockets Injury Updates

    Nuggets

    Name Game Status Injury
    Vlatko Cancar Out Knee
    Jamal Murray Questionable Ankle

    Rockets

    Name Game Status Injury
    Victor Oladipo Out Knee
    Amen Thompson Out Ankle
    Jock Landale Out Illness

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Denver Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic accumulates 28.6 points and 12.9 rebounds and 9.8 assists per game.
    • The Nuggets get three three-pointers per game out of Michael Porter Jr..

    Houston Rockets Leaders

    • Alperen Sengun’s averages this season include 21 points, nine rebounds and 5.6 assists per game.
    • Fred VanVleet also contributes 16.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game.
    • VanVleet averages 3.1 three-pointers per game.
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