Sacramento Kings (18-38) at Houston Rockets (43-13)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
The Line: Houston Rockets -15 -- Over/Under: 216.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Toyota Center.
The Sacramento Kings look for another victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 98.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 106.8 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 14.5 points and seven rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 12.6 points and 1.5 assists. Willie Cauley-Stein is the third double-digit scorer and De'Aaron Fox is dishing 4.3 assists. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.2 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have split their last eight road games.
The Houston Rockets look for yet another victory to build on their nine-game winning streak. The Houston Rockets are averaging 114.1 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 105.3 points on 46.7 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 31.3 points and 8.9 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 19.4 points and 8.3 assists. Eric Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Clint Capela is grabbing 11.1 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets haven’t lost a home game since January 4.
The Kings are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 4-15 ATS in their last 19 vs. Western Conference. The Rockets are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Kings are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Houston, 4-10 ATS in the last 14 meetings and the favorite is 19-7 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
The Houston Rockets are a machine right now that doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. However, it is the Kings and the all-star break is around the corner. Guys could be looking ahead a bit, preparing for that mini vacation and a much deserved rest. The Sacramento Kings are also playing decent ball right now, which includes a win last night on the road over the Dallas Mavericks. The Kings are 12-7 ATS this season when an underdog by at least nine points. The Rockets are just 5-12 ATS this season when a double-digit favorite. The value is with the Sacramento Kings and the points here.