Spurs vs. Rockets - 1/27/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Rockets (24-22) at San Antonio Spurs (38-6)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -10 -- Over/Under: 205 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, KENS
The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs square off Wednesday night at the AT&T Center.
The Houston Rockets look to stay red hot after winning nine of their last 12 games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 104.9 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 46.4 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 27.7 points and seven assists while Trevor Ariza is averaging 12.3 points and 4.7 rebounds. Terrence Jones is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Patrick Beverley is dishing 2.6 assists. The Houston Rockets are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Rockets are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets have split their last 10 road games. Dwight Howard is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost back-to-back games since February. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 103.9 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 90.4 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20 points and 2.6 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 15.6 points and 8.7 rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing five assists and David West is grabbing four rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a home game since March 12th. Tim Duncan is questionable with a knee injury.
The Rockets are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Southwest. The Spurs are 26-10 ATS in their last 36 home games and 46-22 ATS in their last 68 games overall. The Rockets are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
The Spurs are once again without Duncan and are a team that's had some trouble with the Rockets in the past, hint why Houston has covered nine of the last 12 meetings. I like the way the Rockets are playing right now. Give me the points.