Kings vs Rockets Betting Matchup Report
Houston Rockets vs Sacramento Kings Odds
NBA betting interest will be piqued on Wednesday when the Rockets of Houston hit the hard court against the Kings of Sacramento.
The Kings sport records of 27-47 and 33-40-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Rockets sit at 41-33 and 38-35-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 43-30-1 for the Kings and 37-37 for the Rockets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 26-rated Kings and the No. 11-ranked Rockets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 107-99 result in favor of the Rockets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Sacramento's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 100 PPG, against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 28 at 102.3 PPG. The Kings field goal percentage has averaged 44.9% so far, less than the Rockets shooters have achieved on the year, 46.1% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Rockets own the league's No. 24-rated mark, allowing 103.1 points per game when playing on the road. Sacramento, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 111-103 winner as they battled the Magic at home. The Rockets failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point favorite, while 214 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Omer Asik scored 22 points and chipped in with 18 rebounds for Houston on Monday, leading the Rockets to a 111-103 victory over Orlando at Toyota Center.
In their last action, Sacramento was a 103-98 loser at home against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Kings endured a 103-98 loss at the hands of the Lakers on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Tyreke Evans at Power Balance Pavilion.
Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 7-3
After playing Orlando are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Dallas are 3-7
After playing LA Lakers are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few Rockets at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston's last 16 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Sacramento's last 16 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Sacramento's last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento's last 6 games
Houston at Portland, Friday, April 5
Sacramento home to Dallas, Friday, April 5