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NBA Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets

Favorite: Houston Rockets (44-28)

Underdog: Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28)

When does the game start? Monday at 4:00 PM ET

Broadcast: TNT, FS-OK, SportsNet SW

The Houston Rockets, led by James Harden, will face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA matchup on Monday.

Betting Odds

Line: Houston -2.5

Moneyline: -156

Movement Analysis: The over/under sits at its opening mark, displaying no major swings. Houston has a record of 25-32 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Oklahoma City is 25-12 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Thunder vs Rockets: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Houston Rockets 35-37 31-41 46-29
Oklahoma City Thunder 43-28 34-36 45-30

Rockets Preview

Impact Players

Harden leads the attack, responsible for 29.1% of the Rockets total offense, while taking an average of 22.2 shot attempts. Westbrook is a force down low, he averages 1.8 offensive boards a game and collects 17.9% of his team's rebounds. The Rockets offense is conducted by Harden, who accounts for 34.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 4.5 times a contest.

Insights

Houston is just 17-24 when they fail to reach their scoring average, Oklahoma City allows 108.6. The Rockets are 20-24 when they shoot below their 35% season average from three. The Thunder allow opponents to shoot 34%. The Thunder surrender 44.7 rebounds per game. Houston hopes to capitalize, going 19-11 when they record over their average of 44.1.

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Thunder Preview

Impact Players

Gilgeous-Alexander powers the attack, accounting for 17.2% of the Thunder total offense, while taking an average of 14.5 shots per game. Adams is a force in the low block, he averages 3.3 offensive rebounds a contest and collects 21.3% of his team's rebounds. The Thunder offense is conducted by Gilgeous-Alexander, who accounts for 15.3% of all assists, while turning the ball over 1.9 times a contest.

Insights

The magic number for Oklahoma City is 110.3, they are 29-9 when they score over that figure, luckily Houston gives up 114.6 per game. The Rockets allow opponents 47.9 rebounds per game, Oklahoma City hopes to capitalize, going 22-11 when they record over their average of 43.1.

Trends

Prediction

Oklahoma City : 114

Houston : 112

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Rockets vs Thunder previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
01-20-2020 Rockets 107 Thunder 112 -7 N 230.5 U
01-09-2020 Thunder 113 Rockets 92 +4 Y 227.5 U
10-28-2019 Rockets 116 Thunder 112 -9.5 N 228 P
04-09-2019 Thunder 112 Rockets 111 +3 Y 229.5 U
02-09-2019 Rockets 112 Thunder 117 -3.5 N 238.5 U
12-25-2018 Rockets 113 Thunder 109 +3 Y 223 U
11-08-2018 Thunder 98 Rockets 80 +5 Y 213.5 U
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Team Records
  HOU OKC  
49-35
All
47-32
28-14
Home
26-14
21-21
Away
21-18
41-27
as Fav
29-10
8-8
as Dog
18-22
37-46
ATS
47-31
20-22
ATS Home
22-17
17-24
ATS Away
25-14
32-50
O/U
36-41
15-26
O/U Home
21-18
17-24
O/U Away
15-23
Leaders
Points per Game
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Houston Rockets
34.3
Gilgeous-Alexander Photo
Oklahoma City Thunder
19.0
Rebounds per Game
Tucker Photo
Houston Rockets
6.6
Adams Photo
Oklahoma City Thunder
9.3
Assists per Game
Harden Photo
Houston Rockets
7.5
Gilgeous-Alexander Photo
Oklahoma City Thunder
3.3
Last 5 Games
Rockets
Date Opp Result
09/12 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 96-119
09/10 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
L 110-100
09/08 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
L 112-102
09/06 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 109-117
09/04 @
Lakers logo
LAL
W 112-97
Thunder
Date Opp Result
09/02 @
Rockets logo
HOU
L 102-104
08/31 vs
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HOU
W 100-104
08/29 @
Rockets logo
HOU
L 80-114
08/24 vs
Rockets logo
HOU
W 114-117
08/22 vs
Rockets logo
HOU
W 107-119