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(17-32) Phoenix Suns vs. Houston Rockets (34-13)
Date: Sunday January 28th
Time: 3:30PM EST
Venue: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
NBA Moneyline Odds: Rockets -1200
NBA Betting Odds: Rockets -13.5
NBA Betting Total: 227
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The Phoenix Suns have nothing going good for them this season. The team is one of the worst in the NBA this year, and have no All-Star participants again this season. The Houston Rockets are trending in the opposite direction. The Rockets are the second best team in the NBA right now. With the way Houston has been playing, they could find themselves in the Western conference finals this season.
The last time the Suns and Rockets took the court against each other, was earlier in the month. The Rockets got the win, 112-95. The Rockets lead the season series, 2-0.
The Phoenix Suns are a struggling NBA team this year. The Suns would even be a bad team in the East , if they were to swap conferences right now. Phoenix is led by scoring guard, Devin Booker. Booker is one of the most talented young scorers in the NBA, but like all young scorers, he must learn to trust his teammates
Booker is averaging 24.5 points per game this year. The team has lost three in a row, and most recently got beat by the Knicks, 107 85. The Suns looked like they did not get out of bed for this matchup. Phoenix shot a terrible 35 percent from the floor and 33 percent from three in the loss.
Devin Booker shot 4 of 12 from the floor and only had 12 points in the loss to the Knicks. The Suns were led by TJ Warren who had 20 points. Warren is also another good young talent the Suns have. Warren is averaging 19.7 points per game this season for the Suns.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Suns are one of the worst teams in the NBA. The Suns are allowing 112 points per game this season. Good enough to rank the Suns 30th in points allowed this year. The Suns are a true defensive embarrassment this season.
As the Suns season progresses, the team seems to be getting worse. Phoenix is in full tank mode this year.
The Houston Rockets are one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Houston has had a big week this week. The team is 4-1 over their last five games. Houston took a two point road loss to the Pelicans in the last game. James Harden had 23 points on 5 of 16 shooting. Chris Paul paced the Rockets. He finished with 38 points in the loss.
The Rockets face the Suns twice already this season. Houston is leading the series 2-0. The Rockets beat the Suns by 17 points in their most recent matchup. Houston shot 41.5 percent from the floor and 31.9 percent from three, in the road win. Chris Paul led Houston is scoring, he finished with 25 points in the road win.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Rockets are a mid level team in the NBA this season. Houston is allowing 106.5 points per game this season. Good enough for 20th in points allowed this season. Look for a big game from the Rockets at home.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-2 in PHO last 9 overall.
- Under is 7-2 in PHO last 9 games as an underdog.
- Over is 7-2 in HOU last 9 games as a home favorite.
- Over is 8-3 in HOU last 11 home games.
- Over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings.
Free Phoenix Suns vs. Houston Rockets NBA Prediction:
Phoenix has struggled on the road this season. The Suns are 9-15 as the visiting team this year. If Devin Booker can’t score close to 50 points in this game, the Suns are going to be losers of three in a row to Houston.
The Rockets are going to be ready to go in this game. The Rockets are fresh off a tough road loss again the Pelicans. Expect a big game from Chris Paul and James Harden.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Rockets -13.5
With Harden in the lineup this time around against Phoenix, take the Rockets to cover at home
NBA Free Score Prediction: Rockets 122 – Suns 106
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