Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Houston Rockets travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 25-22 and a road record of 10-11. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 104.9 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. Houston is 6-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 18-12. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Spurs have an overall record of 38-7 and a home record of 24-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 103.9 points per game and surrendering 90.4, good for a point differential of 13.5. San Antonio has a division record of 5-2 and a conference record of 21-4. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
James Harden comes into this contest averaging 27.7 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Dwight Howard averages 14.4 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 12.1 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 15.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Houston averages 104.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.4 per game. The Rockets allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
San Antonio averages 103.9 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 6th with 13.7 per game. The Spurs allow 90.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 20-27-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 25-20-2 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 29-15-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 20-25-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/18/15 F Sam Dekker Back out indefinitely
01/26/16 C Dwight Howard Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
01/12/16 F Donatas Motiejunas Back out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/26/16 F Tim Duncan Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Houston
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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