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The Utah Jazz (9-8) travel to Houston tonight to face the Rockets (7-8) for the second time this season. The Rockets lost to the Jazz 102-92 on Nov. 19 in Utah. Harden didn’t have much of an impact the last time out, so look for him to bounce back as he tries to get Houston their fifth straight home win.
AccuScore simulations (10,000) project a Rockets victory 74.1 percent of the time, with an average score of 103.3 – 95.4. The Rockets are 6 point favorites and cover that spread in 55.2 percent of the simulations.
Somewhat surprisingly, the Rockets a projected to get a big win (10 points or more) 43.6 percent of the time. There is no way the Rockets are THAT good, but factoring in that every single one of Utah’s losses this season have come on the road and they’re playing a back to back after a loss at Oklahoma City, I can understand why the simulations would have those results.
The total for the game is set at 204 and the data has it going OVER in 57.9 percent of the simulations.
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