Thunder vs. Rockets Prediction

Rockets a safe bet to cover as home favorite vs. Thunder? NBA 3/26/17

Are the Rockets a safe play today as a home favorite at 3:30PM ET when they host the Thunder?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Rockets are 5.5-point home favorites versus the Thunder after opening as a 6.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 235 but has been bet down a full three points to 232.

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Oklahoma City has won six of its last 10 games and is 6-4 against the spread over that same span. The Thunder own a winning record of 40-30 at the betting window on the season but have struggled to cover on the road this year, going 15-19 ATS away from Oklahoma City.

Houston enters play having won seven of its last 10 games and is 6-4 against the spread over that stretch. The Rockets are 41-31 against the spread on the season, but have struggled to cover at home, posting a 17-19 ATS record in Houston this year.

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OUR PREDICTION: Both the underdog (6-1 ATS) and road team (5-1 ATS) have had success in this series but Oklahoma City has been dreadful against Houston. The Thunder have failed to cover in eight of their last nine meetings with the Rockets overall and are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games in Houston. The Rockets are also 10-4 against the number in their last 14 conference games and are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous contest.


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