Houston Rockets at New Orleans Pelicans
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Smoothie King Center)
Houston rockets -6.0 . Total 244.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Houston Rockets are (6-3) and travel to face the New Orleans Pelicans (2-7). The Rockets are coming off a 117-94 win on the road against the Chicago Bulls. The Pelicans snapped their 3 game losing streak, with a win at the Charlotte Hornets, 115-110.
In the win over the Bulls, the Rockets were guided by James Harden. Harden came 1 assist shy of a triple-double. Harden finished with 42 points, 10 rebounds, and 9 assists. Russell Westbrook contributed 26 points and 7 rebounds. The Rockets shot 47% from the floor and 43% from deep. The Rockets connected on 19 of their 44 shots from 3-point range. The Rockets defense held the Bulls to a pitiful 12% success rate from deep, making just 4 of their 32 attempts. The Rockets had 24 turnovers in the game.
In the Pelicans road win over the Hornets, the Pelicans were guided by Brandon Ingram. Ingram made 8 of his 12 shots from the floor, including 3 of 4 from deep, totaling 26 points and 9 rebounds on the night. JJ Redick chipped in 22 points, making 5 of 9 from deep and 6 of 13 overall from the floor. Redick made all 5 of his free throw attempts. The Pelicans made 53% of their shots, while holding the Hornets to just 41%. The Pelicans had 26 turnovers in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Rockets are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
Rockets are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
The under is 4-0 in Rockets last 4 road games.
Pelicans are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 home games.
Pelicans are 7-18 ATS in their last 25 games overall.
The over is 11-5 in Pelicans last 16 overall.
The road team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings between the two teams. Neither team has been great ATS this year, both teams are 3-6. Both teams have had no trouble scoring points, as the Rockets rank number one in scoring offense, while the Pelicans rank 4th in points averaged offensively. Defensively, both teams are towards the bottom in points allowed. The Rockets rank 26th and the Pelicans rank 30th in points given up per game. Both teams like to score and give up just as many. Look for a high scoring game in this matchup. Final score prediction, Rockets win and the total goes over, 128-121.