Two teams with opposite records face off tonight in Houston when the 0-3 Rockets host the 3-0 Thunder. Both teams played Sunday with the Rockets getting beat down in South Beach by 20 points, while the Thunder blew out the Nuggets, 117-93.
Rockets fans will be happy to hear that their team has traditionally been strong at home vs the Thunder, going 14-6 SU in their last 20 home games against OKC. In their last four overall against the Thunder the Rockets have gone 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS.
- Houston is averaging 88.7 point per game this season, tied for 2nd worst in the NBA.
- The Thunder are 17-2 SU in their last 19 games as favorites in November.
- Keven Durant has averaged 25.9 points in 27 career games vs Houston.
James Harden has been lights out vs his former team as the Rockets guard is averaging 27 points along with 6.3 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 10 career games vs OKC.
The Thunder have come out of the gate flying to enter the season, averaging 122.7 points per game in their three wins (including a game that went to double overtime). Although they’ve struggled in recent matchups with Houston, it should be noted that OKC is 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four as favorites vs the Rockets. In his last game against the Rockets in April, Russell Westbrook went off for a triple double, scoring 40 points, dishing out 12 assists and grabbing 11 rebounds.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Houston Rockets opened as 0-point at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 217 at Bodog for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 111-104 result in favor of the Thunder. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Houston Rockets Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Houston Rockets bring a 0-3 record (0-3 ATS) to the battle against the 3-0 Oklahoma City Thunder, who are 2-1 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Houston Rockets go 0-3 so far and the Oklahoma City Thunder go 2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oklahoma City injuries news.
This game pits the Houston Rockets, currently No. 12 in the Odds – VSB
NBA Power Rankings, against the Oklahoma City Thunder, who rate No. 7 in the most recent survey update.
Offensively the game matches up Houston’s No. 28-ranked offense (88.67 PPG) against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense that ranks No. 26 at 111.67 PPG. The Houston Rockets have averaged 37.1% from the field per game, less than the Oklahoma City Thunder have managed so far this NBA season (48.58% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
- Oklahoma City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 7 games
- Oklahoma City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
- Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
- Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 9 games
- Houston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Oklahoma City home to Toronto, Wednesday, November 4th
Houston home to Orlando, Wednesday, November 4th