Against The Spread Pick
These two teams faced off a couple of weeks ago and the Thunder came away with a 21 point victory. Vegas seems to have forgotten about what happened in that game with this line. The Rockets are really struggling coming into this game having lost four of the last five games. In their last game against the Lakers, they scored only 17 points and that did them in. Over the last five games the Thunder are averaging more points per game and their defense is giving up less points. The underdog is 17-7 against the spread in the last 26 meetings played between the two teams. The Thunder is a great play here. It’s also not a bad idea to sprinkle a few dollars on a money line bet with the Thunder.
Over Under Pick
Most probably assume that the over is the play because people love to bet over’s with the Rockets, but in this game the under is the play. The last time these two teams faced off there was only 205 points scored total. Away from home this season the Thunder are averaging only 105 points per game and they will have success slowing down the pace. The under is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings played between the Thunder and Rockets. Back the under.