San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 8 (12/8): NBA
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- Dec 8, 2022, 7:57:20 AM
|Time||9:00 p.m. EST|
|Spurs money line||-650|
|Spurs spread||-11 (-110)|
|Rockets money line||+450|
|Rockets spread||+11 (-110)|
|Over / under||230|
2022-2023 season stats
|San Antonio Spurs||Houston Rockets|
|Road / home record||5-2||2-10|
|Points per game||115.00||110.78|
|Points allowed per game||118.22||116.00|
|Rebounds per game||43.89||46.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||40.89||42.56|
|Over / under record||10-10||11-9|
The Houston Rockets will face again the San Antonio Spurs at the Ball Arena on Wednesday night. In the last game, the Spurs beat the Rockets 129-113 covering the spread as -11 pts favorites. Nikola Jokic had 32 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray scored a season-high 31 points.
San Antonio Spurs
The Spurs have also won 3 of their last 5 games but are just 16-24 at home this season. They have a 34-46 overall record ranking 4th in the Southwest division. The Spurs are 24-26 against conference opponents. San Antonio averages 12.4 turnovers per game and is 19-19 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents.
Dejounte Murray is averaging 21 points, 8.3 rebounds, 9.3 assists and 2.1 steals for the Spurs. Keldon Johnson is averaging 21.0 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
In their last 10 games the Spurs are 6-4, averaging 114.1 points, 46.8 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 6.9 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.0 points per game.
The Rockets have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are only 2-1on the road at home this season with a 5-15 record overall ranking 5th in the Southwest Division. The Rockets are 3-11 against Western Conference opponents. Houston has a 1-8 record in games decided by 10 or more points.
Jalen Green is scoring 20.8 points per game with 4.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists for the Rockets. Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 17.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists over the past 10 games for Houston.
In their last 10 games the Rockets are 4-6, averaging 112.3 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.2 points per game.
Houston are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against San Antonio.
Houston are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games against San Antonio.
Houston are 2-12 SU in their last 14 games on the road.
Houston are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against San Antonio.
San Antonio are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
San Antonio are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio's last 8 games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 6 games at home.
The Rockets were playing better as they got some player back with the team but they were outscored by the Spurs 2 days ago. The Spurs have won 3 games in a row and are 8-0 in their last 8 games at home vs Houston and honestly I don't see how that can change. The Rockets have been awful on the road this season and I expect another strong performance from the Spurs at home.
PICK: Spurs -11 (-110)
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