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Rockets Are The Worst Bet In NBA

The Houston Rockets have been a complete train wreck this season, there is no two ways about it. If you think their 6-10 SU record is bad, you are in for a surprise when you realize their 3-13 ATS record is the worst in the NBA. The Rockets will try to climb their way back to respectability when the visit the surprisingly tough New York Knicks Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • James Harden posted the second-most points by a single player in a game this season on Friday (50).
  • The Knicks are the worst team in the NBA in shooting percentage, hitting just 41.1 percent.
  • The Rockets are 11-1 SU in the past 12 against the Knicks.

Maybe the Rockets are struggling due to their relatively one-dimensional offense, James Harden is averaging 30.1 points per game while nobody else in the starting five is averaging more than 13.5, or their utter lack of defense (28th in the NBA), but something is not working in Houston.

These two teams met just over a week ago, in a game the Knicks won 107-103 in Houston. That contest saw Kristaps Porzingis play one of the most complete games of his young career with 24 points and 14 rebounds while shooting 67 percent.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the New York Knicks as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -1-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 202 for Sunday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2-0 win for the Knicks on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs New York Knicks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 3-13 ATS versus the spread this season, while the New York Knicks are 10-7 ATS. Houston is 7-9 against the points scored total betting line, while New York is 5-11-1 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the New York Knicks at No. 13 and the Houston Rockets at No. 22 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 28-ranked offense averaging 96.06 PPG, against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 28 at 107.25 PPG. The New York Knicks field goal percentage has averaged 41.06% so far, less than the Houston Rockets shooters have achieved on the year, 42.09% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Harden poured in 50 points for Houston on Friday, as they defeated Philadelphia 116-114 at Toyota Center.

New York got 11 points from Kristaps Porzingis but lost anyway 97-78 against the Heat on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Detroit, Monday, November 30th
New York home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 2nd