Houston Rockets at San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Houston Rockets travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 1.5 point favorites.
The Rockets head into this matchup with a mark of 4-6. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -6.1 as they average 102.8 points per contest while giving up 108.9 per game. The Spurs have an overall mark of 6-4. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 110.9 points per contest and give up 109.8, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-7-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-5-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 6-4-0 against the over/under
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
11/08/18 G Eric Gordon Leg is questionable Saturday vs San Antonio
11/08/18 PG Michael Carter-Williams Illness is questionable Saturday vs San Antonio
10/20/18 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out indefinitely
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/07/18 C Pau Gasol Foot is questionable Saturday vs Houston
11/07/18 SF Rudy Gay Heel is questionable Saturday vs Houston
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out indefinitely
James Harden comes into this contest averaging 26.6 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Chris Paul averages 16.8 points per game in 35.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.8 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 18.6 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. DeMar DeRozan averages 26.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston averages 102.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 41.7 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 13.8 per game. The Rockets allow 108.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 11th in the league with 110.9 points per game this year. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.7 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 24.3. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per game with 11.6. The Spurs surrender 109.8 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 23.8 assists allowed per contest and 21st with 46.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game.
The Rockets are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 111.6, and their offensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 20th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 24th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA. Houston is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 15th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 30th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA. The Spurs are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 109.4, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 14th. They are 23rd in the NBA in pace with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 23rd. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Houston -1.5
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