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March 16, 8:30 PM | Toyota Center

Charlotte Bobcats vs Houston Rockets Odds

28-38TEAM RECORD34-34

Toyota Center will feature Rockets vs. Bobcats action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Houston will face the 28-38 Bobcats, who own a 32-32-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rockets are 35-33 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bobcats are 31-35 favoring the OVER.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 23-rated Bobcats taking on the No. 11-rated Rockets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 101-97 win for the Rockets on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 105.8 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 11 at 96.8 PPG. The Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, more than the Bobcats shooters have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 98 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.

Charlotte won its last outing, a 95-90 result against the Raptors on March 13. The Bobcats covered in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 185 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Bobcats grabbed a 95-90 win over the Raptors on Sunday, behind a 23-point effort from D.J. Augustin at Air Canada Centre.

In their last action, Houston was a 95-93 winner at home against the Suns. They failed to cover the 9–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Houston earned a 95-93 victory over Phoenix on Monday, getting 23 points from Kevin Martin at Toyota Center.

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Bobcats at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Charlotte's last 7 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Charlotte's last 8 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Houston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Charlotte

Next up:
Charlotte at Oklahoma City, Friday, March 18
Houston home to Boston, Friday, March 18

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