(701) Houston vs. Oklahoma City (702)
PICK: williamhill @ -4.5 HOU (-110)
DATE: November 8, 2018 - 8:00 PM
STAR RATING: 7.0
EXPERT: Dan Kaiser
EVALUATION: Loss (-770) - Final Score HOU 80 at OKC 98
The Houston Rockets have won three in a row and another win would put them back to .500 after a slow start to the season. The Rockets offense is putting up 105.3 points on 42.4 percent shooting from the field, 33.4 percent from three and 71.4 percent from the line. James Harden leads the offense with 27.8 points and he adds 8.2 assists. Chris Paul chips in 17.7 points and dishes out 9.3 assists. The Rockets are allowing and allowing 110.1 points on 47.6 percent shooting from the field and 34.2 percent from deep. Houston has won four of their last five road games.
The Oklahoma City Thunder come into this game riding a six-game winning streak. The Thunder's offense is putting up 111.4 points on 44.6 percent shooting from the field, 29.6 percent from three and 69 percent from the line. The offense is led by Russell Westbrook and his 24.1 points and 8.9 assists a game. Paul George adds 22.7 points and grabs 6.7 rebounds. On the defensive end, they are allowing 108.8 points on 45 percent shooting from the field and 32.4 percent shooting three.
This could be a different game with Westbrook in the line-up. he is listed as questionable but the line looks like the books don't think he will play. Take Houston to cover the number.
Play on Houston. This is a 7* play.