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NBA Betting: Houston Rockets vs. LA Clippers

NBA betting on Saturday, December 13 offers a Western Conference matchup as the Houston Rockets travel to Los Angeles to face the Clippers.

NBA betting on Houston has had its share of good angles so far this year.  Houston had an overall basketball betting record of 13-7 straight up and 10-10 against the NBA betting odds.  In over/under NBA betting action the Rockets had a mark of 12-8 over the total.

Houston had a road NBA betting record of 7-4 against the spread with 8 out of the 11 games having gone over the total.  Houston had a nice NBA betting trend going in which the road team was 13-7 against the spread in all of their games.  As a NBA betting favorite Houston was 7-8 against the spread.

Houston was ranked 21st overall on offense and a strong 3rd overall on defense, which explains the main reason for their good start.  Yao Ming led the Rockets in scoring with an average of 19 points per game.  Yao Ming also led in rebounds with almost 10 per game.

Rafer Alston was the leading assist man with an average of 5 per game.  The Rockets were ahead of New Orleans for first place in the Southwest Division standings.  NBA betting on the Los Angeles Clippers has been about as bad as the stock market this season.

The Clippers had an overall basketball betting record of an embarrassing 4-16 straight up and 8-12 against the NBA betting odds.  The Clippers had an over/under NBA betting mark of an even 10-10 split against the total.  The Clippers had a home NBA betting record of just 3-8 against the spread with 6 of the 11 games having gone over the total.

Like the Rockets, the Clippers had an interesting NBA betting angle going in which the road team was 13-7 against the spread in all of their games this year.  From November 19 through December 6 the Clippers went on a NBA betting stretch in which they were 7-3 against the spread.

LA was ranked just 28th overall on offense and 18th overall on defense.  Zach Randolph led the Clippers in scoring with an average of 21 points per game.  Marcus Camby averaged an impressive 11 rebounds per game to serve as LA’s leading glass cleaner.  Baron Davis had a good assist average of 8.2 per game.

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