At 6:00 ET, the Kings (-254) will host the Rockets (+206) in a Western Conference matchup. Sacramento (36-26) is favored by 6.5 points, and the over/under line is 233.

TV: NBCS

HOUSTON ROCKETS VS SACRAMENTO KINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Houston Rockets +6.5

This game will be played at Golden 1 Center at 6:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

WHY BET THE HOUSTON ROCKETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-108 in favor of the Kings.
  • Our projections have De’Aaron Fox finishing with De’Aaron Fox points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.9% and knocking down 14 threes.

Can the Rockets Grab a Win in Sacramento?

Today, the Rockets are 28-35 overall after defeating the Trail Blazers by a score of 123-107. In the Western Conference, they are in 11th place and are 3rd in the Southwest Division.

Houston has an ATS record of 34-28 this season, and they have covered the spread in their last five games. As the underdog, they are 20-21 ATS on the road and 12-30 straight-up.

This season, the Rockets have an O/U record of 28-35, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 225.9 points compared to today’s line of 233.

On the road, the Rockets are 7-24 for the season and have won their last two games. Today, they are getting 6.5 points as the underdog.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Rockets are 20th in the NBA in scoring at 113 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 110.9 points per game.

So far this season, the Rockets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 38.1% of their games. In terms of pace, Houston is 14th in the league at 99.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Rockets are 19th in made threes at 12.2 per game. Overall, they are 28th in three-point shooting percentage.

The Rockets’ defense is presently ranked 11th in the league, allowing an average of 112.8 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Rockets’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.6% and allowing 34.8% from beyond the arc.

Can Sacramento Pull Off a Home Win?

Sacramento is favored by 6.5 points today and has a record of 27-15 as the favorite. In the Western Conference, the Kings are 6th and 2nd in the Pacific Division with a record of 36-26.

In their last game, the Kings defeated the Spurs by a score of 131-129. The O/U line for that game was 235.5, and Sacramento was favored by 12 points.

The Kings have won two straight games and have an ATS record of 31-31 for the season. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last four home games and are 11-17 ATS at home.

This season, Sacramento has an O/U record of 33-28-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 236.5 points.

Overall, the Kings are 19-15 ATS as the favorite this season. Today’s O/U line of 233 is lower than their season average of 235.9.

At home this season, the Kings are averaging 121.5 points per game, which is 7th in the NBA. Overall, they are 8th in the league with 118.5 points per game. In terms of pace, Sacramento is 10th in the NBA.

Sacramento has been an excellent three-point shooting team this season, ranking 4th in both three-point attempts and makes. However, they are just 13th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. In terms of free throws, the Kings are 28th in makes and 21st in attempts.

So far, the Kings have outscored the NBA scoring average in 64.5% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, Sacramento is 11th in the league at 48%. When looking at two-point shooting, the Kings are 4th in the NBA with a 57% success rate.

Facing Houston, the Kings aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 118.0 points allowed per game (22nd). Opponents are hitting 54.6% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 39.5% of their three-point attempts.