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Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2-15-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021 – John Wall will be returning to Washington for the first time since getting traded and will be wearing a different jersey. The Houston Rockets are on the road and will be battling the Washington Wizards this Monday, February 15 and it will commence inside the walls of the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The live television broadcast begins at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time at NBA TV while the online live stream is made available for NBA League Pass subscribers. The Houston Rockets as the visiting team is coming in as the underdogs against the Washington Wizards as seen by NBA Vegas Odds.

Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021

When: February 15, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets +1.5 (-111) 228.5 o (-110) +100

Washington Wizards
-1.5 (-111) 228.5 u (-110) -120
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Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets after getting injuries from Christian Wood is on a nose dive having lost five consecutive matches and their sixth in seven games. Their most recent loss came in the hands of the New York Knicks who had a 22-point victory, 99-121. John Wall still has it and he led the team with 26 points along with four assists and three triples. Eric Gordon was not far behind giving the Rockets 24 points, six assists and two rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins started and replaced Wood. The former All-Star each had 10 points and 10 rebounds. This team also played without high-scoring guard Victor Oladipo who has a foot injury.

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 24.34 PER

J. Wall PG 17 GP 17 GS 30.6 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.5 OR 3.2 DR 3.8 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 3.2 TO 1.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.46 PER

E. Gordon SG 21 GP 9 GS 29.2 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.3 OR 2 DR 2.3 REB 2.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 1.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.31 PER.

Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards have been a mess to sum things up this season. But in their last game, they were able to pick up a confidence-boosting win over the Boston Celtics with a wide margin of 15 points, 104-91. Bradley Beal continues to prove that he is one of the most potent scorers in the league with 35 points while Russell Westbrook had a subpar shooting night doing 6-of-19. Rui Harchimura has been stepping up very well as he supported Beal with 15 points. Mortiz Wagner and Robin Lopez have been sharing minutes at the center position as they combined for 21 points and eight boards.

Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 22 GP 22 GS 35.2 MIN 32.9 PTS 1.5 OR 3.6 DR 5.1 REB 4.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 3.1 TO 2.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 25.01 PER

R. Westbrook PG 17 GP 17 GS 32.8 MIN 19.5 PTS 1.6 OR 7.4 DR 9 REB 9.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 4.8 TO 2.8 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.17 PER

T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.99 PER.

Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games.
Houston are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Houston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Washington.
Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Houston are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Houston are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Houston are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games.
Washington are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against Houston.
Washington are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Washington are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games this season.
Washington are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Washington are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games played in February.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Victor Oladipo SG Foot is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Washington
Dante Exum PG Calf is OUT 1-2 months
Christian Wood PF Ankle is out indefinitely

Washington Wizards

Russell Westbrook PG Possible Rest is “?” Monday vs Houston
Ish Smith PG Quad is “?” Monday vs Houston
Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
Anthony Gill SF Stomach is “?” Monday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Washington Wizards
10-16-0 Against the Spread 10-14-0
9-16-1 Straight Up 12-12-2000
109 Points per Game 113
110 Points Allowed per Game 119
44.61 Offensive FG% 44.81
75.04 Offensive FT% 76.19
34.53 Offensive 3PT% 33.58
45.17 Defensive FG% 47.57
76.7 Defensive FT% 78.12
35.82 Defensive 3PT% 38.82

Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

The Washington Wizards have been very much inconsistent but expect Russell Westbrook to have a good game against his former team. Nonetheless, Online Betting sees the Houston Rockets as the riskier pick in this matchup.

Moneyline: The Rockets as the visiting team are at +100 while the Wizards are given an ML of -120.

ATS: It is just 1.5 points separating both teams on the ATS with the Rockets taking the +1.5 while the Wizards are at -1.5.

TOTALs: The given total for this game is at 228.5 points. Wizards are the team under and the Rockets are over.

Score Prediction: 116 – 112, Wizards