Warriors vs Rockets Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, December 3, 2022

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A game pitting one of the NBA’s best offensive squads against one of the worst teams defensively sees the Golden State Warriors (12-11, fourth in points per game) play the Houston Rockets (6-16, 25th in points conceded) at Chase Center on December 3, 2022. The Warriors are 10.5-point favorites. The matchup has a 234.5 point total.

How to bet Warriors vs. Rockets

Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Warriors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -510 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +387 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 234.5 points.

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Warriors vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Arena: Chase Center

Warriors vs. Rockets Betting Trends

In the Warriors’ 23 games this year, they have 10 wins against the spread. Golden State has won in 12, or 66.7%, of the 18 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Warriors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 59.1% of the time (13 out of 22 games with a set point total).

The Rockets are 10-10-2 against the spread this season. Houston has put together a 6-16 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 27.3% of those games). Rockets games this season have gone over the point total 54.5% of the time (12 out of 22 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Warriors

Warriors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stephen Curry 21 29.9 6.4 6.7 1 0.2 4.9
Andrew Wiggins 21 17.7 5 2.1 1.3 0.7 2.7
Klay Thompson 19 16.1 3.4 2.1 0.6 0.3 3.5
Jordan Poole 23 15.2 1.9 4.4 0.8 0.3 2
Draymond Green 21 8.5 5.8 6.7 0.9 0.7 0.4

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Green 22 21.7 4.1 3.9 0.8 0.2 2.6
Kevin Porter Jr. 21 18.8 5.9 6 1.2 0.4 2
Alperen Sengun 19 15.4 8.8 2.3 0.8 1 0.2
Eric Gordon 19 12.2 1.9 2.5 0.7 0.4 1.8
Jabari Smith Jr. 21 11.9 7 0.8 0.4 1 2.2
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Warriors: Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)

Rockets: Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors

Golden State has been forced to lean on its offense, which ranks fourth-best in the NBA (117.6 points per game), as it ranks fifth-worst in the league on defense with just 117 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Warriors have performed better when playing at home this year, scoring 121.5 points per game, compared to 114.1 per game in away games. The Warriors’ offense has been improved over their last 10 games, scoring 119.4 points per contest compared to the 117.6 they’ve averaged this year.

Golden State ranks second-best in the NBA by sinking 16.3 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks sixth in the league at 37.7%. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Warriors have taken 51.6% two-pointers (accounting for 62.1% of the team’s baskets) and 48.4% threes (37.9%).

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

With 110.4 points scored per game and 116.8 points conceded, Houston is 21st in the league offensively and 25th on defense. The Rockets are scoring more points at home (112.5 per game) than on the road (109.1). The Rockets have played better offensively in their past 10 games, generating 110.5 points per contest, 0.1 more than their season average of 110.4.

Houston is eighth in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.5 per game) and 18th in 3-point percentage (35%). The Rockets attempt 59.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 40.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 67.9% of the Rockets’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 32.1% are 3-pointers.

Warriors vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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