Sacramento Kings vs. Houston Rockets - 11/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Rockets (9-6) at Sacramento Kings (6-9)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Golden 1 Center)
The Line: Sacramento Kings +3 -- Over/Under: 217.5 See the Latest Odds
The Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings square off late Friday night in a NBA game at the Golden 1 Center.
The Houston Rockets look for another big victory after winning six of their last nine games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 107.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 45.7 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 28.7 points and 12.5 assists while Eric Gordon is averaging 14.9 points and 3.1 rebounds. Ryan Anderson is the third double-digit scorer and Trevor Ariza is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets have won four of their last six road games.
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The Sacramento Kings look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 102.4 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.7 points on 46.1 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.5 points and 9.9 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 20.2 points and 2.8 assists. Darren Collison is the third double-digit scorer and Arron Afflalo is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have split their last six home games.
The Rockets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Rockets are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Sacramento and 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
Even with the Kings earning some victories recently and getting improved play on the offensive end, they don't have the depth to hang with a Houston Rockets team that's capable of pouring it on offensively. The Kings are going to have trouble keeping up in this contest and the Rockets should beat Sacramento for the ninth time in 10 tries.