Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings - 12/9/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Sacramento Kings at Houston Rockets

Monday, December 9, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Toyota Center)

Houston Rockets -12.0 . Total 227.0 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Sacramento Kings are on the road for a battle with the Houston Rockets.  The Kings are (8-13), coming off a 105-104 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.  The Rockets are (15-7), after winning 115-109 to the Phoenix Suns.

In the Kings loss to the Spurs, Sacramento was led by Buddy Hield.  Hield converted on 10 of 27 attempts from the floor, totaling 23 points in the loss.  The Kings shot 39% from the floor and 26% from deep.  The Kings out rebounded the Spurs, 65 to 60.  The Kings trailed by 10 points at the half, but used a big 3rd quarter to get back in the game and eventually would force OT.  


In the Rockets win over the Suns, Houston was guided throughout the game by James Harden.  Harden made 8 of the 27 attempts from the floor, while knocking down 15 of 18 free throw attempts, recording 34 points.  Russell Westbrook registered a triple-double, finishing with 24 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists.  The Rockets shot 45% from the floor and 27% from deep.  The Rockets trailed by 11 points in the game, before making a successful comeback.

Recent Betting Trends:

Kings are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games overall.

Kings are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games.

The under is 6-1 in Kings last 7 road games.

Rockets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games.

Rockets are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall.

The under is 23-10-2 in Rockets last 35 games playing on 1 days rest.

The Kings are 1-6 ATS in this series in their last 7 games in Houston.  The Rockets have won 9 of the last 10 games against the Kings.  This game will be the tale of two different offense's.  The Rockets have the 2nd ranked scoring offense, averaging over 120 points per game.  The Kings are ranked 26th, averaging just under 105 per game.  The Rockets are 9-2 at home.  Final score prediction, Rockets win and cover, 118-104.   



Chris’s Pick HOU -12.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.