The San Antonio Spurs (16-47) are one-point favorites against the Houston Rockets (13-49) on March 4, 2023 at AT&T Center. The Rockets have lost 11 in a row while going 0-10 during their last 10 games. The matchup has a 230.5 point total.
How to bet Spurs vs. Rockets
San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing the Spurs as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Spurs have -110 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at -109 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 230.5 points.
Spurs vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CW35
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Spurs vs. Rockets Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Spurs are 26-37-0 this year. San Antonio has come away with two wins in the three contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Spurs games this year have hit the over on 34 of 62 set point totals.
The Rockets have played 62 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Houston has been the underdog on the moneyline 60 total times this season. Houston has finished 13-47 in those games. Rockets games this season have gone over the point total 48.4% of the time (30 out of 62 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Kevin Porter Jr.||41||19||5.4||5.5||1.3||0.4||2.2|
|Kenyon Martin Jr.||62||12||5.6||1.5||0.5||0.4||0.9|
|Jabari Smith Jr.||59||11.8||7.1||1.2||0.5||1||1.5|
Spurs vs. Rockets Injury Report
Rockets: Danny Green: Out (Trade Pending), John Wall: Out (Abdominal), TyTy Washington Jr.: Questionable (Illness)
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio’s offense, which ranks 25th in the league with 112.1 points per game, has performed better than its worst defense (122 points allowed per game). The Spurs average 113.1 points per game at home, compared to 111.2 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 1.9 points per contest. On offense, the Spurs have struggled over their last 10 games, scoring 108.8 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 112.1 they’ve put up over the course of this season.
In terms of threes, San Antonio is struggling, as it ranks second-worst in the league in three-pointers made (10.5 per game) and fifth-worst in three-point percentage (33.9%). This year, the Spurs have taken 66.5% two-pointers, accounting for 75.6% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 33.5% from beyond the arc (24.4% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
Houston is the second-worst team in the NBA in points scored (109.5 per game) and third-worst in points conceded (118.5). At home the Rockets are putting up 109.5 points per game, 0.1 fewer points than they are averaging on the road (109.6). The Rockets are putting up 109 points per game over their last 10 games, which is 0.5 fewer points than their average for the season (109.5).
Beyond the arc, Houston is 22nd in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.8). It is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.5%. The Rockets attempt 62.6% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.4% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73% of the Rockets’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 27% are 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Spurs, and we predict that Spurs will cover the spread (Spurs -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 230.5 points.
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