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Rockets vs Warriors Betting Matchup Report

Golden State WarriorsHouston Rockets
March 17, 7:00 PM | Toyota Center

Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Odds

37-30TEAM RECORD36-30

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Warriors travelling to Houston Sunday to face the Rockets on Sunday.

Supporters of the Warriors have seen them go 37-30 and 32-33-2 ATS so far this season, while the Rockets are at 36-30 and 35-30-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Rockets are 35-31, while the Warriors are 40-26-1.

View Golden State vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Houston opened as 6.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 221.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 10-rated Warriors taking on the No. 12-rated Rockets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 107-103 win for the Rockets on Sunday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 1-ranked offense (106.9 PPG) against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 24 at 100.9 PPG. The Rockets have averaged 46.5% from the field per game, more than the Warriors have managed so far this season (45.4% on average).

Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, giving up 104.4 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

The Warriors were a 113-95 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bulls. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors. Jarrett Jack scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Warriors to victory (they lost 113-95 to Chicago at Oracle Arena on Friday).

Last time out for Houston, they were a 108-100 winner as they battled the Timberwolves at home. The Rockets failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite, while 208 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Rockets got a 37-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed Minnesota a 108-100 defeat on Friday at Toyota Center.

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Utah are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Warriors at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Golden State's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing Houston
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Golden State
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
Houston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games

Next up:
Golden State at New Orleans, Monday, March 18
Houston home to Utah, Wednesday, March 20