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Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets 1/26/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets 1-26-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets 1/26/2021 – The Houston Rockets have been rolling well and seem to adjust to their new system. They are up against the Washington Wizards this coming Tuesday, January 26. It will be held inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas with NBA TV putting the game live on television at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass is the place to find the online live stream. The Washington Wizards have been underperforming this season and they need to turn things around really soon. According to NBA Vegas Odds, the Houston Rockets are having a small edge over the Washington Wizards for this matchup.

Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets 1/26/2021

When: Tuesday, January 26, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets 1/26/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +1.5 (-111) 230.5 o (-110) +100
Houston Rockets -1.5 (-111) 230.5 u (-110) -120
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards have only won once in their last five games and they hope to get some momentum as they have Russell Westbrook back early after an injury. He only shot 3-of-11 from the field and contributed eight rebounds and six assists. Bradley Beal has been the consistent leading scorer for the team and he tallied 31 markers along with seven rebounds and four assists. Jerome Robinson has been stepping up and he gave the team 16 points, five rebounds, and four assists. But the team needs more especially from Robin Lopez who has been playing starter minutes since Thomas Bryant is out for the season.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG 11 GP 11 GS 35.6 MIN 34.5 PTS 1.5 OR 4 DR 5.5 REB 4.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 3.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.5 AST/TO 26.56 PER

R. Westbrook PG 8 GP 8 GS 35.6 MIN 18 PTS 1.3 OR 8.3 DR 9.5 REB 10.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 5.1 TO 3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 12.43 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 18.96 PER.

Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets may not have Christian Wood for the past games but some players stepped up and it resulted in back-to-back wins against the Detroit Pistons and Dallas Mavericks. This was a good bounce-back since the team lost five of their last six matches before that. DeMarcus Cousins was vintage, doing 28 points, 17 rebounds, five assists, and four triples while Eric Gordon shot six three-pointers and finished 33 points. It was an off night for John Wall but David Nwaba stepped up from the bench and had 18 points while Mason Jones chipped in with 16.

Players to Watch: C. Wood C 12 GP 12 GS 33.6 MIN 23.5 PTS 2.1 OR 8.7 DR 10.8 REB 1.4 AST 0.8 STL 1.8 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 22.99 PER

V. Oladipo SG * 3 GP 3 GS 33 MIN 22.3 PTS 0.3 OR 3.7 DR 4 REB 6 AST 2 STL 0.7 BLK 3.7 TO 3.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 15.54 PER

E. Gordon SG 11 GP 5 GS 28.5 MIN 17.8 PTS 0.3 OR 1.8 DR 2.1 REB 2 AST 0.6 STL 0.5 BLK 1.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.56 PER.

Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets 1/26/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games.
Washington is 4-16 SU in their last 20 games.
Wizards are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games against Houston.
Washington is 3-9 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston.
Washington is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Wizards are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Washington is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Houston Rockets

Houston is 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 12 games.
Houston is 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against Washington.
Their total has gone UNDER in 15 of Houston’s last 18 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
Houston is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Houston is 13-3 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Rockets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Tuesday.
Houston is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games played on a Tuesday when playing at home.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

Ish Smith PG Quarantine is OUT Tuesday vs Houston
Raul Neto PG Groin is “?” Tuesday vs Houston
Davis Bertans PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Houston
Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for the season
Moritz Wagner PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Houston
Troy Brown SF Quarantine is OUT Tuesday vs Houston
Rui Hachimura PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Houston
Deni Avdija SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Houston

Houston Rockets

Dante Exum PG Calf is OUT 1-2 months
Christian Wood PF Ankle is doubtful Tuesday vs Washington
Danuel House Jr. SG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Washington
Kevin Porter Jr. SG Acquired is “?” Tuesday vs Washington
Chris Clemons PG Achilles is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Houston Rockets
6-6-0 Against the Spread 6-9-0
8-4-0 Straight Up 5-9-1
119 Points per Game 111
121 Points Allowed per Game 111
47.33 Offensive FG% 46.05
73.29 Offensive FT% 74.79
38.29 Offensive 3PT% 35.52
49.15 Defensive FG% 45.33
79.17 Defensive FT% 75.07
38.6 Defensive 3PT% 35.83

Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

The “Crucifix” Christian Wood is still doubtful for this matchup against the Washington Wizards. Even so, the Houston Rockets are very much excited to get into their first winning streak without James Harden and the NBA Sportsbook 2021 sees them as the safer bet.

Moneyline: The Rockets with the homecourt advantage is -120 on the ML while Wizards are +100.

ATS: 1.5 points is the ATS for this matchup with the Wizards going over and the Rockets are under.

TOTALs: It is 230.5 points on the total with the Wizards being the best team going over and Rockets are under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 111, Rockets