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Rockets vs Thunder Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 2/1/23

Oklahoma City Thunder (24-26) vs. Houston Rockets (12-38)
February 1, 2023 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Houston Rockets +6; Over/Under: -
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Toyota Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 116.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 115.9 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 30.9 points and 5.7 assists, while Josh Giddey is averaging 16.1 points and 5.7 assists. Luguentz Dort is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Williams is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game.

The Houston Rockets Betting Preview

The Houston Rockets are averaging 109.6 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 117.1 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Jalen Green is averaging 21.7 points and 4.1 rebounds, while Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 19.2 points and 5.5 rebounds. Alperen Sengun is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Gordon is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game.

The Thunder are 42-19-1 ATS in their last 62 road games and 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Rockets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Thunder last 7 overall. The under is 4-1 in Rockets last 5 overall. The Thunder are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Houston and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been covering machines on the road, and they’ve been the most profitable team overall. The Houston Rockets aren’t covering numbers despite being underdogs nightly, and they lose in the underdog role by an average of 7.3 points. Give me OKC in a nice road victory.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder -6

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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