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Sacramento KingsHouston Rockets
April 5, 8:30 PM | Toyota Center

Sacramento Kings vs Houston Rockets Odds

22-54TEAM RECORD41-36

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Sacramento when they hit take on the Rockets on Tuesday in pro hoops betting action.

Houston battles the Kings, currently with a 22-54 mark (34-40-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 40-37 for the Rockets and 42-34 for the Kings.

View Sacramento vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Houston opened as 9.5-point favorites, while the NBA total was set at 220 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 23-rated Kings taking on the No. 10-rated Rockets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 105-98 win for the Rockets on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston's No. 8-rated squad against Sacramento's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 6 in the league with 8.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 5.3 per outing.

Defensively, the Kings feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 107.4 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.

The Kings were a 106-97 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Jazz. They covered the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (203) made winners of UNDER bettors. Sacramento got 24 points and 10 assists from Tyreke Evans en route to a 106-97 victory over Utah on Sunday at Power Balance Pavilion.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 114-109 winner as they battled the Hawks at home. The Rockets failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 223 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kevin Martin went off for 35 points and added 4 rebounds leading Houston to a 114-109 win over Atlanta on Sunday at Toyota Center.

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing San Antonio are 1-9
After playing Utah are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing New Orleans are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Kings at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Sacramento's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 8 games when playing Houston
Sacramento is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Sacramento is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Sacramento
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Sacramento
Houston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Sacramento at San Antonio, Wednesday, April 6
Houston at New Orleans, Wednesday, April 6

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