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Rockets vs Warriors Betting Matchup Report

Golden State WarriorsHouston Rockets
April 21, 8:00 PM | Toyota Center

Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Odds

22-40TEAM RECORD32-31

The Rockets will hit the floor running against the visiting Golden State Warriors on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Rockets sport records of 32-31 and 31-31-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Warriors sit at 22-40 and 33-29 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 29-33-1 for the Rockets and 30-31-1 for the Warriors.

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Betting Line:
If you're going with the Rockets in this one, they're listed as 11.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 203.5 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rockets sit at No. 18 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Warriors are at No. 25 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Rockets will win this game 99-96.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 98.5 PPG, against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 29 at 101.6 PPG. The Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 45% so far, less than the Warriors shooters have achieved on the year, 45.7% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 25-rated mark, allowing 101.8 points per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in home scoring.

The Warriors were a 104-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (198) made winners of UNDER bettors. Klay Thompson went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Dallas defeated Golden State, 104-94 at American Airlines Center.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 105-99 loser as they battled the Hornets on the road. The Rockets failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Rockets endured a 105-99 loss at the hands of the Hornets on Thursday, despite a 23-point effort from Goran Dragic at New Orleans Arena.

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Warriors at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Golden State's last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Golden State's last 21 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
Houston is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Golden State at Minnesota, Sunday, April 22
Houston at Miami, Sunday, April 22

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