NBA Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets
Favorite: Houston Rockets (44-28)
Underdog: Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Wednesday at 9:00 PM ET
Broadcast:ESPN, SportsNet SW, FS-OK
The Houston Rockets, led by James Harden, will go toe-to-toe with the Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA matchup on Wednesday.
|Oklahoma City Thunder||45-29||35-38||47-31|
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 player to keep an eye on, he averages 1.8 offensive boards a game and records 17.9% of his team's rebounds. The Rockets offense is orchestrated by Harden, who accounts for 34.6% of all assists, while turning the ball over 4.5 times a game.
Houston is just 18-26 when they fail to reach their scoring average, Oklahoma City allows 108.7. The Rockets are 20-25 when they shoot below their 35% season average from three. The Thunder allow opponents to shoot 34%. The Thunder allow opponents 44.7 rebounds per game. Houston stands to benefit, going 20-11 when they collect over their average of 44.2.
Gilgeous-Alexander leads the attack, accounting for 17.3% of the Thunder total offense, while taking an average of 14.5 shots per game. Adams is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 3.3 offensive rebounds a contest and records 21.2% of his team's rebounds. The Thunder offense is run by Gilgeous-Alexander, who accounts for 15.5% of all assists, while turning the ball over 1.9 times a contest.
Houston allows opponents 114 points per contest, good news for Oklahoma City, they are 31-10 when they score over their average of 109.9. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Oklahoma City who have a record of 18-14 when they turn the ball over more than their 13.2 season average, Houston causes 15.4 turnovers a game.
Houston : 114
Oklahoma City : 111
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