Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

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The Houston Rockets (9-9) are favored (-4.5) to continue a five-game win streak when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (8-10) at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, February 1, 2021 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The matchup airs on FS-OK. The matchup has an over/under set at 224.5 points.

Betting Information

Rockets vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Rockets -4.5 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Houston and Oklahoma City have each won five of their last 10 head-to-head matchups. The Thunder have a 6-3 record against the spread when taking on the Rockets.

Rockets vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
9/2/2020 Rockets Playoffs 104-102 HOU
8/31/2020 Rockets Thunder -5.5 226 -219 180 Playoffs 104-100 OKC
8/29/2020 Rockets Rockets -5 228.5 -211 170 Playoffs 114-80 HOU
8/24/2020 Rockets Thunder -2.5 223.5 -144 120 Playoffs 117-114 OKC
8/22/2020 Rockets Thunder -2 222.5 -131 110 Playoffs 119-107 OKC
8/20/2020 Rockets Rockets -2 226.5 -134 112 Playoffs 111-98 HOU
8/18/2020 Thunder Rockets -1 225 -113 -106 Playoffs 123-108 HOU
1/20/2020 Rockets Rockets -7 230.5 -310 251 Regular Season 112-107 OKC
1/9/2020 Rockets Thunder -4 227.5 -176 146 Regular Season 113-92 OKC
10/28/2019 Rockets Rockets -9.5 228 -600 432 Regular Season 116-112 HOU
  • 8/24/2020 DNP – Rockets: Russell Westbrook
  • 8/22/2020 DNP – Rockets: Russell Westbrook
  • 8/20/2020 DNP – Rockets: Russell Westbrook
  • 8/18/2020 DNP – Rockets: Russell Westbrook
  • 1/9/2020 DNP – Rockets: Eric Gordon
  • Rockets Betting Information

    • Houston has struggled against the spread, going 8-10 on the year.
    • The Rockets have posted a losing record of 1-2 against the spread when the spread is -4.5 or higher.
    • Houston and its opponents have hit the over/under in just 6 of 18 games this season (33.3%).
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    Thunder Betting Information

    • Oklahoma City has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 10-8 ATS.
    • Oklahoma City has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 50% of matchups this season (9 out of 18 opportunities).
    Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In six of 18 games (33.3%) this year, the Rockets and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 224.5 points.
    • In seven of 18 games (38.9%) this season, Oklahoma City has combined with its opponents to score at least 224.5 points.
    • The Rockets and the Thunder combine to average 6.2 less points per game than the over/under of 224.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 223.9 points per game, 0.6 fewer than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average total the Rockets have had set in matchups this season is 3.9 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average point total for the Thunder this year is 2.9 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Rockets Leaders

    • Christian Wood leads the Rockets in points and rebounds. He puts up 23.6 points per game while tacking on 10.7 rebounds.
    • Houston’s assists leader is John Wall, who averages 5.8 per game.
    • The Rockets are led by Victor Oladipo from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.8 shots from deep per game.
    • Oladipo leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Wood collects 1.6 blocks a contest to pace Houston.

    Thunder Leaders

    • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander holds the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assist lists, putting up 21.9 points and 6.4 assists per game.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Al Horford is the Oklahoma City leader with 7.3 per game.
    • Horford is tops from three-point range for the Thunder, knocking down 2.3 threes per game.
    • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Hamidou Diallo (0.9 per game) or blocks more shots than Aleksej Pokusevski (1.1 per game).
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