Houston Rockets at Sacramento Kings NBA Game Picks 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Golden 1 Center
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The Houston Rockets head to Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Houston as 2 point favorites.
The Rockets have a record of 31-22. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 1.7 as they average 112.8 points per game while giving up 111.1 per contest. The Kings have an overall mark of 28-25. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 113.7 points per contest and give up 114.8, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 24-27-1 against the spread this season
The Houston Rockets are 29-22-0 against the over/under this year
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 30-22-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 28-24-0 against the over/under this year
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
02/04/19 G Eric Gordon Leg is questionable Wednesday vs Sacramento
01/14/19 C Clint Capela Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
James Harden comes into this game averaging 36.5 points per contest while playing 37.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 87%. Austin Rivers averages 8.7 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Buddy Hield scores 20.4 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 7.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston averages 112.8 points per contest, which is 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 41.8 boards per contest and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 13.9 per game. The Rockets allow 111.1 points per contest, which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 23.5 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 8th in the NBA with 113.7 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.15. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 19th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.8 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 25.8. The Kings are 20th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Kings give up 114.8 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.7 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 48.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Kings are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per contest this year.
The Rockets are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 112.7, and their offensive rating of 114.5 is ranked 25th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 6th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA. Houston is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 24th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Kings are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.8, and their defensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Houston -2
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