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BOSTON (12-9) AT HOUSTON (10-11) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
811: BOSTON
812: HOUSTON
207.5
-2.5
98.3 / 97.5
104.2 / 104.8
12-9
10-11
8-10
9-11
12-8
12-9
47.3%
43.7%
79.5%
76.8%
34.1%
35.8%
44.8%
46.1%
74.7%
75.2%
35.1%
38.3%
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
BOSTON  
HOUSTON-1 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
BOSTON - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games8-1091-100685-69812-893-101693-68112-9123-75723-687
as an underdog2-231-27344-3125-131-29346-3102-424-36227-445
as a road underdog of 3 points or less1-08-652-471-15-1048-521-17-847-55
in road games3-444-52357-3295-444-52358-3274-547-51296-405
in a road game where where the total is between 205 and 209.5 points0-00-221-260-01-124-240-01-119-29
in December games2-212-10103-1073-212-11113-983-215-8117-98
first half of the season8-1027-25217-21512-831-24225-20712-937-19246-196
on Friday nights2-314-25154-1613-222-18158-1552-320-20168-154
against Southwest division opponents0-26-1235-422-010-838-381-17-1140-38
after a non-conference game2-124-27214-2224-127-26212-2222-332-21232-214
in non-conference games3-223-30209-2304-127-25224-2115-131-23223-226
after allowing 105 points or more2-211-9151-1721-311-9165-1512-214-6155-173
after scoring 105 points or more1-314-23157-1891-321-16168-1711-326-11181-168
when playing against a team with a losing record3-335-41281-3023-335-42288-2855-160-19367-228
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 99+ points/game2-227-28186-1952-232-25192-1884-144-15245-144
versus good offensive teams - scoring 99+ points/game1-129-29189-1822-029-31185-1903-041-20187-193

HOUSTON - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games9-1184-81659-64212-981-86631-66210-1187-82718-609
as a favorite4-544-38353-3664-540-42355-3586-358-26506-229
as a home favorite of 3 points or less2-19-747-550-38-847-552-19-750-54
in home games7-645-41314-3417-640-45305-3468-555-32418-248
in a home game where where the total is between 205 and 209.5 points1-35-1213-292-28-720-202-28-923-19
in December games2-414-10106-1053-313-11108-1013-316-9112-101
first half of the season9-1128-27222-21612-927-29210-22710-1128-29234-216
on Friday nights2-212-13104-893-213-1497-922-313-14111-92
against Atlantic division opponents2-010-694-782-09-988-842-013-5104-75
after a non-conference game4-330-23219-2186-128-26214-2204-334-21251-200
in non-conference games7-132-22248-1905-327-28220-2147-136-20266-186
after playing 3 consecutive home games0-18-1068-642-011-866-630-29-1074-63
when playing against a team with a winning record3-538-43337-3316-244-37303-3563-534-48292-397
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
BOSTON - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games12-9-1.58-1012-898.346.947.3%47.297.546.744.8%50.5
Road Games4-5-1.63-45-496.849.945.6%48.999.348.945.0%50.3
Last 5 Games3-2+0.82-23-299.048.246.4%53.094.843.043.4%53.0
BOSTON Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)98.346.937-7947.3%5-1534.1%18-2379.5%47724218144
vs opponents surrendering96.648.336-8244.6%7-1934.9%17-2375.6%511121208145
Team Stats (Road Games)96.849.937-8145.6%6-1733.8%17-2280.1%49922217144
Stats Against (All Games)97.546.737-8244.8%6-1835.1%18-2474.7%511122208155
vs opponents averaging96.348.436-8244.2%7-1934.8%17-2275.8%511122208146
Stats Against (Road Games)99.348.937-8345.0%5-1633.3%19-2577.8%501122198134

HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games10-11-2.79-1112-9104.252.743.7%53.6104.852.546.1%52.6
Home Games8-5+0.47-67-6106.553.944.3%53.2102.851.245.1%53.5
Last 5 Games2-3-2.71-42-3106.652.842.0%52.6112.456.848.1%56.2
HOUSTON Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)104.252.737-8543.7%10-2735.8%20-2676.8%541222209164
vs opponents surrendering97.84937-8244.5%7-2035.7%17-2375.7%511121218145
Team Stats (Home Games)106.553.937-8444.3%10-2836.6%21-2876.9%531122199155
Stats Against (All Games)104.852.540-8846.1%9-2238.3%15-2175.2%531123208157
vs opponents averaging98.949.537-8145.2%7-2037.0%18-2475.3%511122208145
Stats Against (Home Games)102.851.240-8845.1%9-2338.7%14-1974.1%531122208157
Average power rating of opponents played: BOSTON 96.1,  HOUSTON 97.7
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
BOSTON - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/UShotsPctREBTOShotsPctREBTO
11/7/2012WASHINGTON100-94W-9.5L186.5O34-8142.0%601639-9541.1%5019
11/9/2012PHILADELPHIA100-106L-5.5L180.5O37-7648.7%461440-8248.8%4816
11/10/2012@ MILWAUKEE96-92W-1W194U32-7244.4%551435-8839.8%5211
11/12/2012@ CHICAGO101-95W3W185O41-8150.6%37834-7445.9%5013
11/14/2012UTAH98-93W-5T191P36-7250.0%43933-8240.2%5712
11/15/2012@ BROOKLYN97-102L5T190O35-7546.7%491336-8542.4%5111
11/17/2012TORONTO107-89W-7W187O43-7656.6%441330-7042.9%4315
11/18/2012@ DETROIT83-103L-4L188U32-7145.1%361739-7254.2%4516
11/21/2012SAN ANTONIO100-112L1L193O41-7753.2%271245-7758.4%4817
11/23/2012OKLAHOMA CITY108-100W2.5W197O39-8048.7%441537-7946.8%4616
11/25/2012@ ORLANDO116-110W-5.5W189O47-10544.8%641541-9045.6%4918
11/28/2012BROOKLYN83-95L-4L189U32-7542.7%491733-8240.2%5914
11/30/2012PORTLAND96-78W-4.5W192.5U36-7349.3%441924-6934.8%5021
12/1/2012@ MILWAUKEE88-91L3T196U34-8241.5%501636-7945.6%4914
12/5/2012MINNESOTA104-94W-5.5W193O41-7852.6%571637-8444.0%5113
12/7/2012@ PHILADELPHIA94-95L-2L188O35-8143.2%621837-9937.4%609
12/8/2012PHILADELPHIA92-79W-6.5W186U40-7553.3%451131-7939.2%458
12/12/2012DALLAS117-115W-6.5L197O43-10043.0%511347-9251.1%6027
12/14/2012@ HOUSTON              
12/15/2012@ SAN ANTONIO              
12/18/2012@ CHICAGO              
12/19/2012CLEVELAND              
12/21/2012MILWAUKEE              
12/25/2012@ BROOKLYN              
12/27/2012@ LA CLIPPERS              
12/29/2012@ GOLDEN STATE              
12/30/2012@ SACRAMENTO              

HOUSTON - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/UShotsPctREBTOShotsPctREBTO
11/7/2012DENVER87-93L-2.5L204U31-8436.9%521837-8245.1%6121
11/9/2012@ MEMPHIS85-93L7L194U31-7640.8%532035-9437.2%589
11/10/2012DETROIT96-82W-7W194.5U33-8240.2%551432-8040.0%5216
11/12/2012MIAMI110-113L5.5W194.5O36-8045.0%481145-8950.6%5411
11/14/2012NEW ORLEANS100-96W-6.5L184O36-8045.0%511134-8440.5%4810
11/16/2012@ PORTLAND117-119L2T198O41-8846.6%541844-8651.2%4815
11/18/2012@ LA LAKERS108-119L7L205.5O44-9048.9%511546-8554.1%5113
11/19/2012@ UTAH91-102L6L197U30-8634.9%601437-9240.2%6214
11/21/2012CHICAGO93-89W-1W192U32-7443.2%542338-9540.0%6214
11/23/2012NEW YORK131-103W4.5W198.5O46-8951.7%571437-8643.0%4015
11/27/2012TORONTO117-101W-6W202.5O44-8353.0%471442-8648.8%4416
11/28/2012@ OKLAHOMA CITY98-120L10.5L210.5O36-8741.4%521647-8754.0%5615
12/1/2012UTAH124-116W-6.5W206O46-8355.4%441648-9451.1%4614
12/4/2012LA LAKERS107-105W0W215.5U38-10137.6%621038-8246.3%6418
12/7/2012@ SAN ANTONIO92-114L8.5L212.5U37-9538.9%441848-8755.2%5517
12/8/2012DALLAS109-116L-6.5L208.5O35-7248.6%501943-9147.3%5112
12/10/2012SAN ANTONIO126-134L7L212O41-9742.3%521448-9252.2%5819
12/12/2012WASHINGTON99-93W-10.5L205.5U34-7644.7%551835-8939.3%5313
12/14/2012BOSTON              
12/16/2012@ TORONTO              
12/17/2012@ NEW YORK              
12/19/2012PHILADELPHIA              
12/22/2012MEMPHIS              
12/25/2012@ CHICAGO              
12/26/2012@ MINNESOTA              
12/28/2012@ SAN ANTONIO              
12/29/2012OKLAHOMA CITY              
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1996
HOUSTON is 18-11 against the spread versus BOSTON since 1996
HOUSTON is 17-12 straight up against BOSTON since 1996
16 of 28 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996
Games over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 2-1 against the spread versus BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 2-1 straight up against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at HOUSTON since 1996
HOUSTON is 7-7 against the spread versus BOSTON since 1996
HOUSTON is 8-6 straight up against BOSTON since 1996
11 of 14 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996
Games played at HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons.
HOUSTON is 1-0 against the spread versus BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 1-0 straight up against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

 Shooting   3pt shotsFree ThrowsRebounds 
DateTeamsScoreLineResultHalfFGM-APctFGM-APctFTM-APctTot.OFFTO
03/06/2012HOUSTON92188.5 Over4032-8338.6%5-1926.3%23-2979.3%641418
 BOSTON97-4.5SU ATS4635-8143.2%4-1428.6%23-3174.2%47413
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring HOUSTON in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in BOSTON games 48.7% of the time since 1996. (531-559)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in BOSTON games 53.2% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (82-72)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51.8% of the time since 1996. (527-490)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51.1% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (68-65)
No Edge.
 
As indicated by the movement of the total, the betting public is favoring the OVER in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the total in BOSTON games 51.4% of the time since 1996. (628-594)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in BOSTON games 52.8% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (95-85)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 54.2% of the time since 1996. (614-519)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 49.7% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (76-77)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
BOSTON
[G] 10/26/2012 - Avery Bradley out indefinitely ( Shoulder )
HOUSTON
[F] 11/17/2012 - Royce White out indefinitely ( Personal )
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