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Houston vs Detroit. NBA match prediction

Houston lost in the previous match of the NBA regular season to Philadelphia. Will the Rockets be able to achieve success in the meeting with Detroit on January 2 and what bets should they choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Houston vs Detroit


Houston has lost its last three games in a row. On December 30, Ime Udoka’s team lost to Philadelphia with a score of 127:131. Fred VanVleet led the Losers with 33 points, three rebounds and ten assists.

Jaylen Green scored 31 points, Alperen Shengyun scored 28. Tari Eason also scored a double-double (ten points, 11 rebounds, two assists).

The Rockets (15 wins and 15 losses) are in tenth place in the Western Conference standings. The team's infirmary includes key players Dillon Brooks, Jabari Smith and Tari Eason.


On December 31, Detroit beat Toronto (129:127) and finally broke a streak of 28 consecutive defeats. The most productive player for the winners was Cade Cunningham, who scored 30 points, made three rebounds and 12 assists. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 19 points, Kevin Knox scored 17. Jaylen Duren also scored a double-double (18 points, 17 rebounds, two assists).

Monty Williams' team (three wins and 29 losses) ranks 15th in the East. Starting five player Isaiah Stewart will not be able to play on the floor due to injury.

Houston vs Detroit

Houston vs Detroit facts

  • Houston's total points are under 116.5 - Rockets average 112.3 points per game;
  • Detroit's total points over 109.5 - Pistons average 110.3 points per game.

Game Totals Prediction

Bookmaker analysts consider Houston to be the clear favorite for the upcoming match. However, one can argue with them. The Rockets have roster issues. And the Detroit basketball players are clearly in high spirits after the victory over Toronto. In this situation, it’s worth betting that the Pistons will be lucky again.

Our prediction is Detroit's victory, taking into account overtime in 3.55 in Mostbet.

“Houston” and “Detroit” show good results in personal meetings. In the last two matches out of three, the 230 point mark was overcome. Everything is leading to the fact that this time both teams will prefer to pay more attention to attack.

Our prediction is a total of more than 230.5 points, taking into account overtime in 2.35.

Houston will play its fourth match in a row on its own floor. The team from the Lone Star State, there is no doubt, will do everything in their power to please their fans with a beautiful game on their home court. The Rockets will definitely take the initiative from the first minutes of the game. However, this will not be enough for overall success.

Our prediction is Houston’s victory in the first quarter of the match in 1.56.

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