The Toronto Raptors take a trip to Texas this Tuesday evening, November 27 for a betting matchup against the Houston Rockets that will take place at the Toyota Center, with tip off scheduled for 8:05 PM EST.
The Oddsmakers have listed the home team Rockets as a -5 1/2 point favorite in this contest, while posting the over/under total at 201 points.
The Raptors enter this matchup with a woeful 3-11 straight up record after 14 games played so far this season. However, they are much better against the point spread with seven ATS covers. They are 4-4 against the spread when playing on the road and 5-6 when listed as the underdog.
Meanwhile, the Rockets own a 6-7 straight up record and are 6-6-1 against the spread. They are 4-3 ATS when playing at home this season, but only 2-3 when listed as the favorite. Houston is the fifth best scoring team in the league, dropping in 101.3 points per game.
The Raptors are 12-3-2 against the spread in their last 17 games versus teams in the Southwest Division, but only 1-4 ATS in their last five played on a Tuesday.
They have gone over the posted total in 8 of their last 9 games played on a Tuesday.
The Rockets are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games played at home and a perfect 6-0 ATS in their last six versus teams in the Eastern Conference.
They have gone over the posted total in five of their last seven games overall.
The Raptors are a bad team and although Houston is off to a poor start, they should make easy work of the visitors in this contest for the straight up win and point spread cover.
Rockets -5 1/2
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