NBA Basketball - Preview

The fans at Oracle Arena will be treated to a game between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors when they take their seats on Friday.

The Rockets were a 111-104 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (215) made winners of OVER bettors.

Golden State won its last outing, a 95-93 result against the Mavericks on December 11. The Warriors failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 188 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Houston:
Team record: 15-8 SU, 12-9-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games on the road
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Golden State
is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Golden State

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Sacramento are 7-3
After playing Portland are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Golden State:
Team record: 13-10 SU, 10-11-2 ATS

is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 15 games when playing at home against Houston
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Houston at Sacramento, Sunday, December 15
Golden State at Phoenix, Sunday, December 15