Bucks-Rockets Betting Guide: Houston in Rare Spot as Home Dog


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Jan 09, 2019, 04:45 PM EST

Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks at Houston Rockets

  • Spread: Bucks -1.5
  • Over/Under: 227.5
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN

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The 28-11 Milwaukee Bucks, owners of the league’s best point differential, will travel to Houston tonight to take on the hot 23-16 Rockets.

James Harden and Co. find themselves in a rare spot as home dogs. Can they cover tonight? Our analysts discuss.

Betting Trends to Know

The Rockets opened as a 1-point home favorite against the second-best team in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks.

After early betting, the Bucks are up to 1.5-point road favorites (find live odds here), moving the spread in Milwaukee’s direction.