Toronto Raptors vs Houston Rockets Prediction, 2/10/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Raptors vs Houston Rockets
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, TX
The Houston Rockets (15-39) are hosting the Toronto Raptors (29-23) at Toyota Center on Thursday.
The Raptors took the court against the Hornets and walked away with a win by a score of 116-101 in their last game. In relation to fouls, the Raptors finished with 20 and the Hornets accumulated 13 fouls. They made 9 out of their 40 shots from 3-point land. Charlotte shot 87.5% when shooting free throws by burying 14 of their 16 attempts. Moreover, Charlotte grabbed 29 rebounds (9 offensive, 20 defensive) and had 5 blocks. Charlotte doled out 38 assists and had 28 steals in the matchup. Concerning the defense, Toronto let their opponent shoot 41.1% from the floor on 39 out of 95 shooting. They also dished out 21 assists in the game while creating 4 turnovers and earning 9 steals. Pertaining to pulling down boards, they compiled 51 with 14 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Raptors made 19 of their 29 tries for a rate of 65.5%. Toronto ended the game having earned a 48.8% FG percentage (41 of 84) and made 15 out of their 35 shots from 3-point land.
Pascal Siakam is one guy who was important for the game. Siakam ended up going 62.5% from the field and recorded 8 dimes. He played 43 minutes and also snagged 11 rebounds. He walked away with 24 points on 10 out of 16 shooting.
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Toronto will enter this game with a win-loss mark of 29-23 for the campaign. They average 108.4 points per outing (18th in the NBA) while hitting 44.1% from the field. The Raptors are shooting 35.6% from downtown (647 of 1,817) and 75.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Toronto is pulling down 45.1 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,154 assists for the campaign, which ranks 29th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.9 times per game and as a group are committing 19.8 fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Raptors are forcing 16.0 turnovers per game and they draw 18.9 fouls. They are ranked 9th in the league in giving up assists with 1,283 conceded for the year. The Raptors defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.9% (2,014 of 4,387) and they surrender 44.2 boards per game as a basketball team. They are surrendering 35.4% on 3-point attempts while they are 9th in the NBA in opponents PPG (106.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Rockets walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 110-97 when they faced the Pelicans. The Rockets recorded 29 defensive boards and 18 offensive rebounds totaling 47 for the game. They coughed it up 21 times, while earning 8 steals for the matchup. The Pelicans had 19 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Rockets to the charity stripe for a total of 31 attempts. They were able to convert 20 of those for a percentage of 64.5%. Pertaining to shots from downtown, Houston knocked down 13 of their 42 attempts (31.0%). When all was said and done, the Rockets ended up shooting 32 for 86 from the floor which had them at 37.2%. The Rockets allowed the Pelicans to convert 42 of 80 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 52.5% for this contest. They finished the game shooting 25.0% from three-point range by going 8 of 32 and walked away from this one shooting 18 of 20 from the charity stripe (90.0%). Regarding attacking the glass, Houston allowed New Orleans to grab 35 in all (8 on the offensive side).
Kevin Porter Jr. ended up being a factor for the Rockets in this matchup. He buried 9 of 16 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 56.3%, and added 3 rebounds. Porter Jr. recorded 27 points in his 36 mins on the court and totaled 5 assists in the game.
Houston has a win-loss record of 15-39 on the year. The Rockets are committing 20.1 fouls per contest and they hit 71.6% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 22.9 times per contest (24th in the NBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 17.0 times per game. Houston has 5,839 points so far this year (108.1 per game) and they average 42.6 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Rockets are shooting 45.0% from the floor, which ranks 21st in the league.
The Houston defense allows 35.1% from downtown (709 of 2,020) and opponents are making 78.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 25.4 assists and 45.0 boards per contest, which is ranked 25th and 19th in basketball. The Rockets on defense are ranked 30th in basketball in PPG given up with 116.9. They are able to force 14.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 47.9% from the floor (30th in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Houston and under the total points
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