The Rockets and Warriors are set to face off at 10:00 ET on NBCS. The Warriors will host the game at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA. The over/under for this game is set at 221.5 points, and the Warriors are the home favorites against the Rockets in a Western conference matchup.
HOUSTON ROCKETS VS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Houston Rockets +7.5
This game will be played at Chase Center at 10:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE HOUSTON ROCKETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-108 in favor of the Warriors.
- Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 15 threes.
Will Houston Make it Happen on the Road?
Facing the Warriors, the Rockets currently hold an overall record of 6-5 and aim to end their two game losing streak. In their 11 games, the Rockets have gone 5-4 against Western Conference teams and 1-1 in non-conference action.
Houston has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 8-3 against the spread. During this season, Houston has a 2-0 record against the spread as favorites and 6-3 as underdogs.
In contrast to their season average of 109.4 points per game, the Rockets had a below average performance. They scored 104 points against the Lakers and had a field goal percentage of 48.8%. The top scorer for the Rockets was Dillon Brooks with 24 points, while Alperen Sengün also added 23 to the scoreboard.
Currently, the Rockets’ defense holds the 3rd rank in the NBA, allowing 105.7 points per game.
Opponents are hitting 54.1% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 31.5% of their three-point attempts.
Can the Warriors Lock in a Home Win?
So far this season, the Warriors has a record of 6-8, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Rockets. The team is currently 10th in the Western Conference, and they are also 4th in the Pacific division.
Golden State has an overall ATS record of 5-8 for the season so far. During this season, Golden State has a 2-6 record against the spread as favorites and 3-2 as underdogs.
The Warriors are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 123 points vs. the Thunder. This figure is more than their season average of 113.4 points per game. On offense, Warriors has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 44%. So far, they are 13th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 78%.
Coming into the game, the Warriors’ defense has finished three straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 15th in the league at 113.4 points per game allowed.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Warriors squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 52.6% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.4% from downtown.