Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns
Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
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The Houston Rockets travel on the road to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns. The Rockets have won three straight games, the most recent a dominating win over Charlotte Hornets winning 125-110 to improve their record on the season to 32-18 on the season. The Suns have lost four straight games, the most recent falling 116-108 to the Detroit Pistons to drop their record on the season to 20-31 on the year.
The Rockets come in averaging 118.8 points per game ranking second in the NBA but are shooting just 45.2% from the field ranking 22nd in the NBA. Leading the Rockets is the NBA’s leading scorer James Harden who is averaging 35.8 points per game while ranking second on the team in assists with 7.3 per game. Offseason acquisition Russel Westbrook comes in averaging 26.4 points per game while adding 8 rebounds per game while adding a team-high 7.4 assists per game.
The Suns come in averaging 112.5 points per game on offense ranking 13th in the NBA while shooting 47.3% from the field ranking 24th in offensive shooting percentage. The Suns are led in scoring by electrifying star Devin Booker who is averaging 26.7 points per game while adding 6.3 assists per game. Leading the frontcourt is center DeAndre Ayton who is averaging a double-double with 18.6 points and 12 rebounds per game.
The Suns come in allowing 113.9 points per game ranking 20th in scoring defense in the NBA while holding opponents to 47.3% from the field. Houston also struggles on the defensive end allowing 114.5 points per game ranking 22nd in the NBA while opponents are shooting 45.9% from the field.
The Suns come in with a 24-26-1 record ATS on the season but have failed to cover the spread in their last five games. The Rockets are 24-26 record ATS on the season and have covered the spread in their last two games. Final score prediction, the Rockets made major moves on the trade deadline and are one of the best smallball teams in the NBA and win and cover the spread with a 121-109 win.