Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Monday, October 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Toyota Center)
Houston Rockets -10.5 . Total 227 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Oklahoma City Thunder (1-2) hit the road for a contest with the Houston Rockets (1-1). The Thunder are coming off a 120-92 victory over the Warriors. The Rockets last time out beat the Pelicans at home 126-123.
The Thunder were pretty consistent the whole game, scoring 35 points in each of the first 3 quarters in the win over the Warriors. The Thunder were led in scoring by Dennis Schroeder, he had 22 points in 25 minutes off the bench. Danilo Gallinari was 4 of 9 from 3 point range and totaled 21 points in the game. The Thunder as a team had 24 assists to 22 turnovers. The Thunder shot a blistering 55% from the floor.
The Rockets were led by James Harden with 29 points. The Points did not come easy for Harden, he shot 2 of 18 from 3 point range and 8 of 29 in total. Harden was 11 of 12 from the free throw line. Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double in the win. Westbrook netted 28 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds. PJ Tucker contributed 16 points in the game. All 5 of the Rockets starters finished in double figures.
The Thunder are 1-0 ATS this season on the road.
The Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 against Houston.
The under is 4-1 in the Thunder's last 5.
The Rockets are 0-2 ATS at home this season.
The Rockets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 as the favorite.
The under is 4-1 in the last 5 when the Rockets play the Thunder.
The Thunder have struggled to get to the 100 point mark this season, the Rockets have gotten their once. The Thunder rank 26th in offensive production so far this season and 29th in assists per game. The Thunder have been carried by their defense to this point. The Thunder are giving up an average of 96 points per game. The Rockets on the other hand have been averaging 118 points per game, while giving up 120 a game. The Thunder are the 2nd best team in defending the 3 ball. The Thunder are only allowing 22% of 3 point success rate. This will be a key point to watch in the game, as the Rockets like to shoot the 3. Final score prediction, Rockets win and the total goes under 116-108.