Rockets vs. Warriors Prediction
Are the Warriors laying too many points to the Rockets tonight at 10:30PM ET in Oakland?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Warriors are now 8.5-point home favorites versus the Rockets after opening as 7-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 228.5 and has been bet up to 230.
Houston enters play tonight having won seven of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread during that span. The Rockets are also 42-33 against the spread despite losing and failing to cover last night in Portland, while they're 24-13 against the number on the road this year.
Golden State has now won nine of its last 10 games and is 7-3 against the spread during that stretch. The Warriors are still just 35-38 against the spread on the season, however, and are 17-17 at the betting window at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Rockets have covered in six of their last eight road games, are 11-4 against the number in their last 15 games when playing on no rest, and are 11-2 at the betting window in their last 13 games when facing teams from the Pacific Division. The road team has also cashed in four of the last five games between these two teams.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: HOUSTON ROCKETS +8.5