Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings: August 9, 2020 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on August 9, 2020

On Sunday (August 9, 2020), the Houston Rockets (43-25) are currently 4.5-point favorites against the Sacramento Kings (29-40). The matchup has an over/under of 231. The battle between these two teams at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida is one of seven games slated in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 PM ET.

Betting Information

Rockets vs Kings Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Rockets -4.5 -115 -105 231 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Rockets vs Kings
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kings (+4.5) Under (231) Rockets 115 Kings 112

Head to Head

Houston and Sacramento have each won one of their two head-to-head matchups this year. The two teams are both 1-1 against the spread in those contests.

Rockets vs Kings in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/23/2019 Rockets -6 230 -244 195 113-104 HOU
12/9/2019 Rockets -12 225.5 -839 592 119-118 SAC

Rockets Betting Information

  • Houston has more often than not combined with its adversaries to hit the over, doing so 26 times in 68 contests (38.2%).
  • Houston has struggled against the spread, going 32-35-1 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Rockets have struggled to a 20-24 record ATS this season.

Kings Betting Information

  • Sacramento and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 35 of 69 (50.7%).
  • Sacramento has a winning record against the spread, going 35-32-2 ATS (covering 50.7% of the time).
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Kings have fared well, going 12-11-1 against the spread.

Over/Under Analysis

Rockets vs Kings Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Rockets 33 48.5% 118.4 228.1 114.6 226.4 232.9
Kings 25 36.2% 109.7 228.1 111.8 226.4 221.5

Rockets Leaders

  • James Harden leads the Rockets in points and assists. He puts up 34.3 points per game while tacking on 7.5 assists.
  • Russell Westbrook paces Houston with 8.0 rebounds per game.
  • Harden leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Robert Covington collects 1.3 blocks an outing to pace Houston.
  • The Rockets are led by Harden from long distance. He hits 4.4 shots from deep per game.

Kings Leaders

  • De’Aaron Fox’s excellent showing this season give him the top spot on the Kings scoring and assists leaderboards with 21.0 points per game and 6.8 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Richaun Holmes is the Sacramento leader with 8.1 per game.
  • Buddy Hield is tops from three-point range for the Kings, hitting 3.7 threes per game.
  • Fox is at the top of Sacramento’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Holmes leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.

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