Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 26 (11/26): NBA
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- Nov 26, 2022, 10:26:11 PM
|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Thunder money line||-130|
|Thunder spread||-2 (-110)|
|Rockets money line||+110|
|Rockets spread||+2 (-110)|
|Over / under||231.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Oklahoma City Thunder||Houston Rockets|
|Road / home record||3-6||2-5|
|Points per game||116.00||108.78|
|Points allowed per game||118.22||116.00|
|Rebounds per game||44.89||45.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||48.89||43.56|
|Over / under record||14-5||10-8|
The Houston Rockets continue at home and will host the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Toyota Center on Saturday night. These teams faced each other 4 times last season and the Thunder led 3-1.
Oklahoma City Thunder
The Thunder have lost 3 of their last 4 games and are 3-6 on the road so far ranking 4th in the Northwest division. They are 3-6 in Western Conference play. Oklahoma City ranks fifth in the Western Conference with 44.5 rebounds per game led by Josh Giddey averaging 7.4.
Luguentz Dort is shooting 30.4% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Thunder, while averaging 14.3 points. Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 29.4 points, six assists and 1.6 steals over the past 10 games for Oklahoma City.
In their last 10 games the Thunder are 4-6, averaging 123.3 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 124.2 points.
The Rockets have won 2 of their last 4 games and are only 2-5 at home this season with a 4-14 record overall ranking 5th in the Southwest Division. In Western Conference contests, the Rockets are 2-10. Alperen Sengun averages 3.3 offensive rebounds per game for Houston, which tops the league with 13.7 per game.
Jalen Green averages 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Rockets, scoring 21.5 points while shooting 34.3% from beyond the arc. Kevin Porter Jr. is shooting 41.2% and averaging 18.2 points over the last 10 games for Houston.
In their last 10 games the Rockets are 3-7, averaging 111.3 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.2 points per game.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oklahoma City's last 9 games.
Oklahoma City are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games on the road.
Oklahoma City are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games.
Houston are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games against Oklahoma City.
Houston are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games at home.
The Thunder have been playing great offense since their All-Star Gilgeoux-Alexander returned with the team as they have scored over 123 points in their last 10 games but the problem is they're allowing 124 points per game on that strecht. The Rockets have played good lately as they have covered the spread in 3 of their last 4 games and with the return of Eric Gordon and Sengun I think they can keep this game very close. The Thunder had to travel to Houston for this game so the Rockets have some time extra of rest. Give me the Rockets.
PICK: Rockets +2 (-110)
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