Rockets vs. Kings - 4/1/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (26-47) at Houston Rockets (50-24)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
The Line: Houston Rockets -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSAC, ROOT
The Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets play Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.
The Sacramento Kings look for a win after splitting their last four games. On the season, the Kings are averaging 100.9 points on 45 percent shooting and are allowing 104.8 points on 45.7 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 24.1 points and 12.4 rebounds while Ben McLemore is averaging 11.6 points and 1.5 assists. Derrick Williams is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Omri Casspi is shooting 46.9 percent from the field. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 46 percent shooting and have lost five of their last six games when allowing 100-plus points. The Kings have lost eight of their last 10 games on the road. Rudy Gay is expected to miss this game with a concussion.
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The Houston Rockets look to stay hot after winning four of their last six games. On the season, the Rockets are averaging 103.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and are allowing 100.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 27.2 points on seven assists while Dwight Howard is averaging 15.9 points and 10.6 rebounds. Trevor Ariza is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Jason Terry is dishing 1.9 assists. The Houston Rockets are shooting 46.8 percent from the field in their last five games and have won 11 of their last 14 when topping 100 points. The Rockets have won four of their last five home games. The Rockets have a shot to get the second seed in the West if they continue to win.
The Kings are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 road games and 15-34-2 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The Rockets are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 home games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest. The Kings are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Houston and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Kings will be without their second best player, and the Rockets still have seeding to play for.. Look for Houston to win in a blowout.