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Warriors Have Won 14 of 15 vs Rockets

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No Stephen Curry? No problem. The Golden State Warriors emerged triumphant in Game 2 of their first-round series with the Houston Rockets without Curry, topping the Rockets 115-106 to grab a 2-0 lead. As of Thursday morning, Curry was listed as questionable for Game 3 with an ankle injury he suffered in the series opener.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in seven of the Warriors' last 10 games with a closing total of 215.5 or more.
  • The Rockets are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games with two days off between games.
  • The Warriors are 5-1 SU and ATS in their last six games on the road against the Rockets.

The Rockets have bigger problems than the potential return of Curry, however. Houston limped into the playoffs after suffering an extremely inconsistent season, and the pairing of James Harden and Dwight Howard is clearly not going to work if it hasn’t by now.

In light of Monday’s win, the Dubs have now won 14 of their last 15 versus Houston. Golden State is also 9-1 SU in its last 10 games with two days off between games.

Howard committed five fouls in Game 1 and fouled out in Game 2, as Golden State’s rotation of Andrew Bogut, Festus Ezeli and Marreese Speights have dominated the 30-year-old.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Golden State Warriors betting line opened this morning as -6-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 217 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 112-100 result in favor of the Warriors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Golden State Warriors will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 45-36-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Houston Rockets are 36-47-1 ATS. Golden State is 46-37-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Houston is 48-36 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Golden State injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 10-rated Houston Rockets and the No. 1-rated Warriors in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 4-ranked offense averaging 106.2 PPG, against a Golden State Warriors defense that ranks No. 19 at 103.85 PPG. The Houston Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 45.06% so far, less than the Golden State Warriors shooters have achieved on the year, 48.68% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap


Betting Trends
  • Golden State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Golden State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Golden State is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Golden State at Houston, Sunday, April 24th