The 41-33 Houston Rockets will hit the road to face the pesky 27-47 Sacramento Kings in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Sacramento is set for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The betting odds from this NBA pro basketball game will be out on Wednesday afternoon as Rockets guard James Harden is listed as questionable with a foot injury.
The teams met back on February 10th with the Kings posting the 117-111 home victory against the Rockets as a +6 ½ point underdog. The game finished over 218 points.
Houston has a road mark of 14-22 on the season. The Rockets win their second straight after a 111-103 home victory against the Orlando Magic on Monday as a -11 ½ point betting favorite. The total finished over 201 points. The Rockets stormed out to the 32-14 lead after one period. They shot 44.9% from the floor and made 9 of 29 from three. Houston allowed 41.9% shooting to the Magic and pulled down six more rebounds. Omer Asik led Houston with 22 points and 18 rebounds as he made 11 of his 13 shots. The Rockets are the number two scoring offense in the NBA by averaging 105.9 points a game. They hold the seventh seed in the Western conference and holds a three game lead over the ninth seeded LA Lakers with eight games remaining.
The Kings are 19-17 playing on their home court on the year. Sacramento had their two game win streak snapped in a 103-98 home defeat on Saturday to the LA Lakers as a +2 ½ point underdog. The game finished under 218 ½ points. Sacramento failed to capitalize on a 37-25 first quarter lead. They shot 45.3% for the game and made just 7 of 24 three pointers. The Kings allowed the Lakers 46.3% from the foor and 10 of 30 came from three point distance. Sacramento committed five more turnovers than the Lakers in defeat. Tyreke Evans led the Kings with 21 points, six assists and nine boards as he made 9 of his 15 shots. Sacramento is 30th and last in the NBA in scoring defense by surrendering an average of 104.7 points a game. Teams hit on 46.9% from the floor against the Kings ranking the team 26th and fifth last in defensive field goal percentage.