At 7:00 ET, the Thunder (-238) will travel to Houston to take on the Rockets (+193). Oklahoma City is currently on a four-game win streak and has a record of 39-17. The Rockets are 25-31 and are 12th in the Western Conference.

According to the oddsmakers, the Thunder are favored by six points. The over/under line for the game is 235 points. Tip-off will be at the Toyota Center and the game can be seen on Spac.


The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder -6

This game will be played at Toyota Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, February 25th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 142-117 in favor of the Thunder.
  • Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 14 threes.

Will Oklahoma City Be The Talk of Toyota Center?

Oklahoma City is currently 39-17 on the season, which is good for 2nd place in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 16-4 compared to 23-13 against the West.

The Thunder are favored by 6 points today and have a record of 30-10 as the favorite. In their last four games, they have covered the spread and are 36-20 ATS for the season (16-11 on the road).

Their O/U record for the season is 32-23-1, and their games have averaged 234.8 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 235 is just slightly below their season average of 233.9.

Oklahoma City’s last game was a 147-106 win over the Wizards. They were favored by 16.5 points in that game and easily covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 242.5.

When it comes to scoring, the Thunder are one of the top teams in the NBA, averaging 121.4 points per game, which is 3rd in the league. On the road, they are averaging 118.7 points per game (5th).

Oklahoma City has outscored the NBA scoring average in 69.6% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, the Thunder are shooting 50% from the field, which is 2nd in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Thunder are hitting 39% of their attempts, which is 1st in the NBA. In terms of pace, Oklahoma City is 11th at 99.7 possessions per game.

Currently, the Thunder’s defense holds the 13th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.4 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Thunder squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 51.5% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.5% from downtown.

Can the Rockets Please their Home Crowd?

The Rockets are 26-30-0 on the over/under this season, and their games have averaged 226.1 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 235 is higher than 49 of their previous games.

Houston’s last game against the Suns finished with a combined score of 224 points, which was below the O/U line of 234. The Rockets won the game by a score of 114-110 and covered the spread as 2.5-point underdogs.

At home this season, the Rockets have an average scoring differential of +6.3 points per game. Their ATS record at home is 20-9, and they have covered the spread in three straight games.

In Western Conference games, the Rockets are 17-15 compared to 8-16 in non-conference games. This puts them in 12th place in the West, and they are 3rd in the Southwest Division.

As underdogs this season, the Rockets are 11-26 straight-up and 17-19 against the spread. On the spread, they are 29-26 overall and 12-7 as the underdog.

At home, the Rockets are averaging 115.2 points per game, which is 17th in the NBA. Overall, they are 21st in scoring at 113.2 points per game. In terms of pace, Houston is 13th in the league at 99.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Rockets are 26th in field goal percentage at 46%. From three-point range, they are 27th in the league at 35%. In terms of three-point attempts, Houston is 15th in the NBA.

Overall, the Rockets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 37.5% of their games. In terms of assists, Houston is 25th in the league at 24.9 per game.

For the season, Houston is sitting 11th in terms of points allowed per game (112.9). It is worth noting they have given up a fewer number of points in three straight games. Houston’s defense is currently forcing 12.6 turnovers per game, which is 13th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 26th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.4 rejections per game.