Friday, November 25, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Houston Rockets travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, November 25, 2016. The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 107.9 points per game while giving up 105.0 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 6-9. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.4 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -2.3.
Eric Gordon comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. James Harden averages 28.7 points per game in 37 minutes per contest this season. He averages 12.5 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Rudy Gay averages 20.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 27.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.9 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Houston averages 107.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17 per game. The Rockets allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.4 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 15th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.1 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Kings force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 111.6 and a defensive rating of 108.5. In terms of pace they average 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.5 and they have a defensive rating of 109.9. They get 94 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 10-5-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 6-9-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 9-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento -1.5
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