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Home Court Huge in Spurs-Rockets Series

James Harden Houston Rockets

Just how big has home court advantage been when it comes to cashing tickets in the San Antonio Spurs-Houston Rockets series? Home sides are 9-0 ATS in the last nine matchups between the clubs, a trend that will appeal to Rockets bettors ahead of tonight’s clash at Toyota Center.

Shark Bites
  • The Rockets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall
  • The OVER is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings
  • The Spurs are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings

The Spurs are 6-1 SU on their annual rodeo trip and haven’t shown any signs of slowing down. For the Rockets, stringing together wins has been a monumental task. James Harden’s crew have not won two in a row in over a month.

In spite of his phenomenal stats, Harden seems to have quite a few doubters. The shooting guard did his best job to silence them in Thursday’s 119-105 victory over Portland, scoring 46 points in a dominating effort. Harden has totalled 88 points on 32-of-56 shooting in his last two games and is averaging 36.5 over his past six.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the San Antonio Spurs listed as -5-point favorites earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 211.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 106-105 result in favor of the Spurs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets currently sport a record of 29-29, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 25-32-1 ATS. The San Antonio Spurs are 49-9 and 36-22 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rockets post a 35-23 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Spurs have gone 27-29-2 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs San Antonio injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 6-rated San Antonio Spurs taking on the No. 12-rated Houston Rockets in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Houston's No. 5-ranked offense (105.59 PPG) against a San Antonio Spurs defense that ranks No. 1 at 92.45 PPG. The Houston Rockets have averaged 44.5% from the field per game, less than the San Antonio Spurs have managed so far this NBA season (49.11% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Antonio earned a 96-78 victory over Utah on Thursday, getting 29 points from Kawhi Leonard at EnergySolutions Arena.

Portland was victimized by James Harden for 46 points as the Rockets defeated the Trail Blazers 119-105 in NBA action on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • San Antonio is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Antonio is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 6 games
  • San Antonio is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Antonio home to Detroit, Wednesday, March 2nd
Houston at Milwaukee, Monday, February 29th

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