At 8:00 ET, the San Antonio Spurs (13-48) will travel to the Toyota Center to face the Houston Rockets (26-34). The Rockets are currently favored by 7.5 points and are 12th in the Western Conference, while the Spurs are 15th in the West and have won two straight games.

This divisional matchup will be broadcast on Spac.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS HOUSTON ROCKETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +7.5

This game will be played at Toyota Center at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-101 in favor of the Rockets.
  • Our projections have Alperen Sengün finishing with Alperen Sengün points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Rockets finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.3% and knocking down 13 threes.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog San Antonio?

In their last game, the Spurs defeated the Pacers by a score of 117-105. The combined scoring in the game was 222, which was well below the O/U line of 242 points.

San Antonio’s ATS win streak is at three games, and they have covered the spread in two straight games on the road. This season, they are 16-17 ATS on the road and 14-14 ATS at home.

As underdogs, the Spurs have won two straight games and have an ATS record of 26-30 as underdogs. Today, they are getting 7.5 points against the Rockets.

The Spurs have an O/U record of 31-29-1 this season, and 43 of their games have had higher O/U lines than today’s line of 229. On average, their games have scored 232.7 points.

With a record of 13-48, the Spurs are 15th in the Western Conference. In the Southwest Division, they are 5th with a record of 1-9 against division opponents and 8-26 against the West.

This season, the Spurs are 22nd in the league in scoring at 112.3 points per game. However, they are 24th in road scoring at 109.9 points per game.

San Antonio’s offense is ranked 3rd in pace at 101.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th in the league at 46%. From three-point range, the Spurs are 15th in made threes but just 29th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to two-point field goals, San Antonio is 19th in percentage at 53%. In terms of free throws, they are 26th in both attempts and makes. In terms of offensive rebounds, the Spurs are 18th in the NBA.

Coming into today’s game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 120.3 points per contest. For the season, San Antonio is ranked 28th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.8 free-throws per game vs. the Spurs and have an overall field goal percentage of 49.3%.

Will the Rockets Win at Toyota Center?

Houston has a record of 26-34 this season and is currently 12th in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 18-18 and 8-16 against the East.

The Rockets have an ATS record of 31-28 for the season, including going 20-10 ATS at home. They have covered the spread in their last two games on the road and are 11-18 ATS on the road.

On average, Rockets games have combined for 225.8 points per game this season, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 229. Houston has also hit the under in their last five games.

In their most recent game, the Rockets defeated the Suns by a score of 118-109. They were 8.5-point underdogs going into the game and have an O/U record of 26-34 for the season.

For the season, the Rockets are 20-10 straight-up at home and have gone 12-7 ATS as the favorite. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +8.1 PPG compared to -4 PPG as the underdog.

This season, the Rockets are averaging 112.8 points per game, which is 21st in the NBA. At home, they are scoring 115.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Houston is 28th in the league at 45%. From beyond the arc, they are 20th in three-pointers made per game and 28th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, the Rockets are 13th in the NBA at 99.5 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 28th in the league. Houston has also been effective on the offensive glass, ranking 7th in offensive rebounds per game.

So far, the Rockets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 36.7% of their games. In terms of free throws, they are 11th in the league in makes per game and 6th in attempts.

This season, the Rockets’ defense is the 11th ranked defense in the NBA at 11th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 56.7% of their games. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Rockets are forcing 12.7 per game, which is 13th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 26th in blocked shots at 4.5 per game.