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    Houston Rockets versus Oklahoma City Thunder Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 12-29-2012


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 22-6 Oklahoma City Thunder will be the road team as they take on the Houston Rockets in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night. Tip off time from Houston is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    The point spread from this pro basketball game has the road team Oklahoma City Thunder favored by -4 ½ points with an over under line of 214 points. When the odds opened up a few hours ago the Thunder was -4 point favorite with an over under of 214 points.

    The teams met once this season back on November 28th and it was the Thunder with the 120-98 home win against the Rockets as a -10 ½ point betting favorite. The game went over 210 points.

    The Thunder hosted Dallas on Thursday night with a two game losing streak all on the road. After a Christmas Day loss to Miami the team responded with the 111-105 home overtime win against the Dallas Mavericks as a -10 ½ point favorite. The game went over 207 points. OKC overcame an eight point deficit after three quarters to force the overtime period. The Thunder is 7-4 on the road and scores five less points on the highway. They are second in the league in defensive field goal percentage allowing 42.7% shooting.

    The Rockets were riding a five game win streak when they traveled to San Antonio last night. The team drops a 122-116 road defeat to the Spurs as a +8 ½ point underdog. The game flies over 213 points. Houston is the number one scoring offense in the NBA with nearly 106 points a game. Because of their lack of size they struggle on the defensive end of the court bay allowing 46% shooting. James Harden leads Houston with 26 points a game and 45% shooting. Jeremy Lin has improved his shooting percentage to 43% on the year.