Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Houston Rockets vs Washington Wizards 2/15/2021 Betting Odds
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
Houston are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
Washington are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
Victor Oladipo SG Foot is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Washington
Russell Westbrook PG Possible Rest is “?” Monday vs Houston
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