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NBA Betting Preview: Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Favorite: Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28)

Underdog: Houston Rockets (44-28)

When does the game start? Tuesday at 6:30 PM ET

Broadcast: TNT, SportsNet SW, FS-OK

The Oklahoma City Thunder, led by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, will face off against the Houston Rockets in an NBA matchup on Tuesday.

Betting Odds

Line: Oklahoma City -2

Moneyline: -121

Over/Under: 225

Movement Analysis: The over/under is holding at its original mark, indicating no notable movement. Oklahoma City has a record of 18-15 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Houston is 8-5 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Rockets vs Thunder: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Oklahoma City Thunder 43-26 33-35 44-28
Houston Rockets 32-37 29-40 44-28

Thunder Preview

Impact Players

Gilgeous-Alexander is a major contributor, accounting for 17.2% of the Thunder total offense, while taking an average of 14.5 field goal attempts. Adams is a player to watch, he averages 3.3 offensive boards a contest and grabs 21.5% of his team's rebounds. The Thunder offense is conducted by Paul, who is responsible for 31.1% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.3 times a contest.

Insights

Oklahoma City is a solid 28-9 when they score over their average of 110.4 points per game, Houston allows 114.8 per contest. The Thunder are 16-22 when they shoot below their 47% season average from the field. The Rockets allow opponents to shoot 46%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Oklahoma City, who has a record of 15-13 when they turn the ball over more than their 13 season average. Houston causes 15.4 turnovers a game.

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Rockets Preview

Impact Players

Harden leads the attack, accounting for 29.1% of the Rockets total offense, while taking an average of 22.3 shots per game. Westbrook is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 1.8 offensive rebounds a game and grabs 17.9% of his team's rebounds. The Rockets offense is orchestrated by Harden, who accounts for 34.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 4.5 times a contest.

Insights

Houston is just 16-23 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Oklahoma City allows 108.4per contest. The Rockets are 19-23 when they shoot below their 35% season average from three. The Thunder allow opponents to shoot 34%. Houston should be able to run the offense as they see fit, as they are 23-12 when they turnover the ball less than their season average of 14.2, Oklahoma City opponent's average 13.6 turnovers a game.

Trends

Prediction

Houston : 114

Oklahoma City : 112

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Thunder vs Rockets 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
  OKC HOU  
47-32
All
49-35
26-14
Home
28-14
21-18
Away
21-21
29-10
as Fav
41-27
18-22
as Dog
8-8
47-31
ATS
37-46
22-17
ATS Home
20-22
25-14
ATS Away
17-24
36-41
O/U
32-50
21-18
O/U Home
15-26
15-23
O/U Away
17-24
Leaders
Points
Gilgeous-Alexander Photo
Oklahoma City Thunder
1331
Harden Photo
Houston Rockets
2335
Rebounds
Adams Photo
Oklahoma City Thunder
583
Tucker Photo
Houston Rockets
476
Assists
Gilgeous-Alexander Photo
Oklahoma City Thunder
232
Harden Photo
Houston Rockets
512
Last 5 Games
Thunder
Date Opp Result
09/02 @
Rockets logo
HOU
L 102-104
08/31 vs
Rockets logo
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
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 @
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LAL
W 112-97