Houston Rockets vs Charlotte Hornets 2/8/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Rockets vs Charlotte Hornets 2/8/2021 – The Charlotte Hornets have bounced back from back-to-back losses and are aiming to get back at a .500 record. They will have a chance to inch in closer to that goal by taking a victory over the visiting Houston Rockets. These teams are set to do battle inside the basketball court this Monday, February 8 at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. NBA TV is the official broadcast partner for this game and will be airing the live telecast by 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the online live stream as well. Even with the home court advantage, the Charlotte Hornets are the underdogs according to NBA Odds against the Houston Rockets.
Houston Rockets vs Charlotte Hornets 2/8/2021
Houston Rockets vs Charlotte Hornets 2/8/2021 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets were on a good roll winning six consecutive games but have lost two of their last three matches. Their most recent loss was with the San Antonio Spurs but that was a close one, 106-111. John Wall led the team with 27 points, seven assists and shot 53% from the field while Eric Gordon filled in for the struggling Victor Oladipo with 26 points, seven rebounds and four three-pointers. DeMarcus Cousins was in the starting lineup with Christian Wood sitting out with 12 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks. This team has been competitive and slowly finding their identity.
Players to watch: C. Wood C 17 GP 17 GS 31.2 MIN 22 PTS 1.8 OR 8.4 DR 10.2 REB 1.3 AST 0.9 STL 1.5 BLK 1.8 TO 1.9 PF 0.7 AST/TO 24.29 PER
V. Oladipo SG * 9 GP 9 GS 31.8 MIN 19.4 PTS 0.3 OR 4.3 DR 4.7 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.7 TO 2.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 13.17 PER
J. Wall PG 14 GP 14 GS 29.9 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.1 DR 3.7 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 3.1 TO 1.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.97 PER.
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets were able to avoid getting into a losing streak with a win over the Washington Wizards by a wide margin of 18 points, 119-97. Terry Rozier had 26 points to lead the team in scoring while Gordon Hayward was not far behind with 25. LaMelo Ball had a good performance with 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Cody Zeller’s presence on the team has been paying dividends as the Hornets’ big man has 16 points, seven rebounds and two steals. This team has been exciting to watch and has gained a good following. Things are getting better in North Carolina and fans are enthusiastic about the future.
Players to Watch: G. Hayward SF 23 GP 23 GS 35.8 MIN 23.1 PTS 0.8 OR 4.7 DR 5.5 REB 3.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.62 PER
T. Rozier SG 22 GP 22 GS 33 MIN 18.7 PTS 0.5 OR 3.4 DR 3.9 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 16.64 PER
D. Graham G 23 GP 23 GS 33.6 MIN 14.3 PTS 0.6 OR 2.4 DR 3 REB 5.9 AST 1.1 STL 0 BLK 1.4 TO 1.6 PF 4.2 AST/TO 12.72 PER.
Houston Rockets vs Charlotte Hornets 2/8/2021 Betting Numbers
Houston are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
Charlotte are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Eric Gordon SG Rest is OUT Monday vs Charlotte
Devonte’ Graham PG Groin is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Houston
Houston Rockets vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks
The Houston Rockets will still not have Christian Wood but their lineup is deep enough to create damage. This is one tough fight for the Charlotte Hornets as Online Sports Betting sees the Rockets as the safer pick.
Moneyline: The Rockets own an ML of -120 for this game while the Hornets are at +100 if they manage to pick up the victory.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points between both teams with the Hornets taking a +1.5 while the Rockets are at -1.5.
TOTALs: The given total for this match is 220.5 points. The team going over should be the Rockets while the Hornets are under.
Score Prediction: 111 – 107, Rockets