Will over cash when Rockets visit Kings?
Will the over cash for bettors when James Harden and the Rockets visit the Kings at 10:00PM ET tonight in Sacramento?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book RealBet.eu, the Kings are 2-point home favorites versus the Rockets while the over/under currently sits at 220 points.
Houston enters this game with a 12-13 overall record and a 5-6 mark on the road. The Rockets have been unprofitable at the betting window this season, going 9-16 against the spread and 5-6 ATS on the road.
As for the Kings, they're 9-15 straight up and 11-13 against the spread, which includes a 6-7 ATS mark at home. With neither team covering much this season, the total might over the best value, even though the number has been set high at 220 points.
For starters, the over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams and 15-6 in the last 21 meetings in Sacramento. The Rockets are also coming off a 114-108 loss to the Nuggets in Denver last night and the over is 5-2 in their last seven games playing on no rest.
Finally, both of these teams rank in the bottom half of the league in defensive efficiency this season. Houston is ranked 27th, while Sacramento is 28th in the league. There should be plenty of points scored tonight at Sleep Train Arena.