Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 – The Los Angeles Lakers failed to gain momentum and this team looks to get back to their winning groove with urgency. The Houston Rockets will be hosting them this coming Wednesday, March 9 and the tip-off starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Toyota Center located in Houston, Texas will serve as the battleground for both NBA Western Conference teams and it will be seen on television through the ATTSN-SW. The online live stream can be enjoyed by NBA League Pass subscribers. According to NBA betting spreads, the Los Angeles Lakers are the safer pick to make against the Houston Rockets.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers after a huge win over the Golden State Warriors failed to convert the momentum to another victory in their most recent game against the San Antonio Spurs. That road game ended with the final score of 110-117. Talen Horton-Tucker was the team’s top scorer with 18 points while Russell Westbrook contributed across the board with 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists but also shot 5-of-14 from the field. Malik Monk also had a good game with 17 points, five rebounds, four assists while Carmelo Anthony came off the bench with 17 points of his own.
Players to watch: LeBron James SF 46 GP 46 GS 36.8 MIN 29.4 PTS 1.1 OR 7 DR 8.1 REB 6.2 AST 1.5 STL 1 BLK 3.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 26.49 PER
Anthony Davis PF 37 GP 37 GS 35.1 MIN 23.1 PTS 2.8 OR 6.9 DR 9.7 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 2.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.36 PER
Russell Westbrook PG 63 GP 63 GS 34.4 MIN 18.1 PTS 1.4 OR 6.2 DR 7.6 REB 7.2 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 4 TO 3.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 14.55 PER.
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets were able to snap their losing streak with an upset win over the Memphis Grizzlies but were not able to bring the momentum to their next game against the Miami Heat. Kevin Porter Jr. was the team’s top scorer with 22 points while Jalen Green was not far behind with 20 points as well. Josh Christopher came off the bench with 16 points while rookie Alperen Sengun filled in for Christian Wood at the center position finishing with 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and a block. This team is still at the bottom of the NBA Western Conference standings with a record of 16-49.
Players to Watch: Christian Wood C 60 GP 59 GS 31.2 MIN 17.9 PTS 1.8 OR 8.4 DR 10.1 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 1.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 19.02 PER
Jalen Green SG 50 GP 50 GS 31.1 MIN 15.4 PTS 0.5 OR 2.7 DR 3.2 REB 2.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 1.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 10.91 PER
Kevin Porter Jr. SG 44 GP 44 GS 30.3 MIN 14 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 6 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 11.98 PER.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Houston are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James SF Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Houston
John Wall PG Personal is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks
With or without LeBron James, it is forecasted in the online sportsbook that the Los Angeles Lakers will be giving the Houston Rockets their 50th loss of the season. This is a good chance for Russell Westbrook to redeem himself to the Laker fanbase.
Moneyline: The Lakers as the favored team in this game has an ML of -150 while the Rockets are +125.
ATS: It is just three points on the ATS for this game with the Lakers getting the -3 while the Rockets are +3.
TOTALs: The total pegged for both teams to dance on is at 229.5 points with the Lakers going over while the Rockets are under.
Score Prediction: 117 – 109, Lakers