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Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2-1-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1/2021 – The Houston Rockets are on the verge of owning a record above .500 if they manage to win their next game. This team has to do that on the road against the struggling Oklahoma City Thunder this coming Monday, February 1 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. NBA TV will have the broadcast rights for this game and it will be aired live at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time while the same feed can be seen through an online live stream via NBA League Pass subscription. The Houston Rockets are coming in this game as the favorites by NBA Lines to win this game over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1/2021

When: February 1, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets -5.5 (-110) 222 o (-110) -222

Oklahoma City Thunder
+5.5 (-110) 222 u (-110) +180
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Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets are now riding a five-game winning streak and they defeated the New Orleans Pelicans by 14 points during their most recent game. Their record caught up and now at 9-9. Christian Wood was the best player and outmatched Zion Williamson with 27 points and nine rebounds. Victor Oladipo followed him up with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds while John Wall tallied 15 points and nine assists. The Rockets are looking like a team that found their identity already post-Harden years. They are showcasing an exciting brand of basketball that is eye candy for the fans.

Players to watch: C. Wood C 14 GP 14 GS 33 MIN 23.6 PTS 1.9 OR 8.9 DR 10.7 REB 1.2 AST 0.8 STL 1.6 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 0.6 AST/TO 24.01 PER

V. Oladipo SG * 6 GP 6 GS 32.8 MIN 22 PTS 0.2 OR 4.8 DR 5 REB 5.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 2.2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.56 PER

J. Wall PG 11 GP 11 GS 30.7 MIN 17.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 3.9 REB 5.8 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.9 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 16.85 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to keep up with the high scoring game against the Brooklyn Nets and the score finished at 125-147. They just now have to be cohesive on the defensive and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander needs to be the vocal leader of the team. He was the best scorer during their last game with 24 points and Theo Maledon also chipped in with 24 points and missed only one shot while draining all his six three-point attempts. Hamadou Diallo also came from the bench stepping up with a good performance and gave the team 18 hard-earned points.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 18 GP 18 GS 33.6 MIN 21.9 PTS 0.7 OR 4.7 DR 5.4 REB 6.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 2.8 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 22.1 PER

L. Dort SF 18 GP 18 GS 29.1 MIN 12.7 PTS 0.6 OR 2.7 DR 3.3 REB 1.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 2.7 PF 1 AST/TO 11.43 PER

A. Horford C 11 GP 11 GS 27 MIN 12.5 PTS 0.7 OR 6.6 DR 7.4 REB 2.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.7 TO 1.5 PF 3.5 AST/TO 16.3 PER.

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston’s last 15 games.
Houston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Oklahoma City.
Rockets are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games on the road.
Houston are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
Houston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Houston are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oklahoma City’s last 19 games against Houston.
Oklahoma City are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Thunder are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.
Oklahoma City are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Oklahoma City are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games played in February.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 7 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Dante Exum PG Calf is OUT 1-2 months
David Nwaba SG Ankle is out indefinitely

Oklahoma City Thunder

Trevor Ariza SF Personal is OUT Monday vs Houston
George Hill PG Thumb is OUT Monday vs Houston
Ty Jerome PG Ankle is OUT Monday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Oklahoma City Thunder
8-10-2000 Against the Spread 10-8-2000
6-11-2001 Straight Up 10-8-2000
111 Points per Game 107
110 Points Allowed per Game 114
45.77 Offensive FG% 45.18
75.24 Offensive FT% 71.88
35.35 Offensive 3PT% 33.95
44.8 Defensive FG% 46.46
74.13 Defensive FT% 76.64
35.03 Defensive 3PT% 35.29

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

The Houston Rockets are going to the moon with the way they are playing. They will be the best bet according to Sports Gambling to win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. John Wall and Victor Oladipo are surprisingly doing well against each other and that will be a big load for the Thunder to bear.

Moneyline: The Rockets are given the ML of -122 as the favored team to win while the Thunder are at +180.

ATS: It is 5.5 points across the spread with the Rockets taking the -5.5 while the Thunder are on the other side with +5.5.

TOTALs: It is seen that both teams will be trying to reach the 222 total. Rockets should be over and the Thunder are under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 108, Rockets