Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/9/2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM
Oracle Arena in Oakland
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Two of the hottest teams in the league will square off when the Houston Rockets take on the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. Earlier this season, the Warriors went to Houston and beat the Rockets 98-87.
Last Saturday, the Rockets won their fourth game in a row when they defeated the Phoenix Suns 100-95 at home. They won that game despite only making 40.7 percent of their shots and finishing with 22 team turnovers.
Through 20 games, the Rockets are in the top four in the league in points allowed by only giving up 94.1 points per game. Shooting guard James Harden has once again been their best player this year by averaging 25.2 points, 6.6 assists and 6.3 rebounds per game. Small forward Trevor Ariza is now averaging 14.2 points and 6.1 boards per game.
The Warriors were able to stretch their winning streak to 13 games on Monday night when they easily defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 102-86 on the road. They made 46.2 percent of their shots in that win and their defense was able to force 19 Minnesota turnovers.
Through their first 20 games, the Warriors have been able to score 106.9 points per game while only giving up 95.7 points per game. Power forward Marreese Speights has a solid 25.2 PER so far this year by averaging 12.3 points and 5.1 rebounds per game off of the bench.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
Houston Rockets are 11-8-1 Against the Spread
Houston Rockets are 5-15-0 against the Over/Under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
Golden State Warriors are 14-6-0 Against the Spread
Golden State Warriors are 8-12-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/09/14 C Dwight Howard Knee doubtful Wednesday vs. Golden State
12/09/14 G Francisco Garcia Calf "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
12/09/14 G Isaiah Canaan Ankle expected to miss Wednesday vs. Golden State
12/09/14 G James Harden Back probable Wednesday vs. Golden State
12/09/14 F Kostas Papanikolaou Knee expected to miss Wednesday vs. Golden State
11/15/14 F Terrence Jones Leg out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors
12/09/14 C Andrew Bogut Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Houston
11/07/14 F David Lee Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State
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