Rockets vs Thunder Pick: Wednesday, February 3rd

Rockets vs Thunder Pick: Wednesday, February 3rd: The Rockets come into Wednesday night’s game on an absolute tear. They’ve won 6 straight, with four coming by double digits. Over their past 10 games, the Rockets have one of the better records in the entire NBA.

The Rockets and Thunder met in a 136-106 rout of the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Monday night. The Rockets hit 11 three’s and scored 48 points in the 1st quarter. It was the second straight game the Rockets had a 48-point quarter. The Rockets were 11 for 14 from beyond the arc in the opening quarter. They finished 28 for 52 (53.8%) from behind the arc. Eric Gordon scored 25 and was part of a Rockets bench that scored 68 points – half of the team’s output. John Wall scored the first eight points for the Rockets and finished with 18 points, six rebounds, and five assists. Christian Wood also scored 18 and added 11 rebounds. The news is not all right for the Rockets. John Wall (Achilles) is listed as out for Wednesday’s game against the Thunder.

The Thunder are coming off back to back blow out losses. This year, after being a strong defensive team, they have allowed 283 points over their last two games. Luguentz Dort is averaging just 8.4 points per game and has gone 7/31 from three-point range over his previous five games. Shai Gilgeous Alexander (left knee sprain) has been ruled out for Wednesday’s game vs the Rockets; he put up 19 points against the Rockets on Monday.

Rockets vs Thunder Odds

NBA Odds Spread
Rockets -5 (-110)
Thunder +5 (-110)
Total 224
Where/When Chesapeake Energy Arena, 8:00 PM ET

The Rockets come into Wednesday’s game, sitting in 8th place in the Western Conference with a 10-9 record on the season. Houston has gone 7-3 in their last ten games, outscoring their opponents by 7.3 points per game in that span. The Rockets have the 9th ranked defense in the NBA, allowing 109.4 points per game, and have gone ‘Under’ the betting total in 11 of their 19 games so far this season.

As for the Thunder, they are in 12th place in the West with an 8-11 record on the season. OKC has gone 3-7 in their last ten games, allowing more than 120 points per game in that ten game stretch. The Thunder will have their hands full against the Houston defense, especially considering they are a bottom-five offense, putting up just 107.2 points per game this season.

Rockets vs Thunder ATS Stats

NBA Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Rockets 9-10 +4.5
Thunder 10-9 -1.2

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