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Spurs vs Rockets Predictions

06 February 2021

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Spurs vs Rockets Betting Pick: Spurs -1

Spurs vs Rockets is a Western Conference tilt between an reascending Spurs team and a rebuilding Rockets team. The Rockets opted for rebuilding after parting ways with starts Russel Westbrook and James Harden. Rockets vs Spurs has been played over 200 times, with the Spurs holding a slight historical edge. You will find the best NBA picks for Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs below.

Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs Against The Spread Pick

Saturday Night at 8:00PM EST at the Toyota Center

Why bet the Spurs?

✅ Wood on the shelf: The Rockets will be without Christian Wood for the foreseeable future, which makes them thin on the front line. Additionally, John Wall will either be out or will play through a back injury. In any event, the overachieving Rockets will be short handed.

✅ Spurs solid on the road: The Spurs are one of the league’s best road teams, sporting a 6-3 record away from home. Only four teams have a better winning percentage than the Spurs in road games.

Notable injuries: Lamarcus Aldridge and Lonnie Walker are out for the Spurs, while Dejounte Murray is questionable, but expected to pla . John Wall and David Nwaba are questionable for the Rockets while Christian Wood is out.

The Pick: Spurs -1

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General Information About San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets

Where do the Spurs play their home games?

The Spurs play their home games at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Where do the Rockets play their home games?

The Rockets play their home games at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Where can you watch San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets?

You can tune into this game on NBA League pass.

Where can you bet on Rockets vs Spurs?

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Rockets vs Spurs Predictions

Rockets vs Spurs has been played over 200 times, with the Spurs having a slight edge on the historical split. While this is not the Spurs dynasty level teams of old, the recent years matchups have been quite split and even.

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Rockets vs Spurs against the spread predictions

Rockets vs Spurs against the spread predictions refer to whether the Thunder or Spurs win or lose by the necessary points to cover the spread. For a hypothetical line, we will use the Spurs -7. This means a wager on the Spurs would require them to win by more than seven points to be considered a winner. A wager on the Rockets, at +7, would require them to either win the game outright or to lose by fewer than seven points to be considered a winner.

Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs Over/Under betting

Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs Over/Under betting is a way of wagering on the contest without being required to pick the winner of the game. Instead, these wagers are against a set total of combined points in the game. For a hypothetical example, we will use a total set at 219 points. Over/Under wagers on this Spurs vs Rockets contest would be betting over or under 219 combined points for the two teams.

There are multiple factors that go into Over/Under wagering, including pace (expected possessions per game), offensive efficiency and defensive efficiency. Knowing which teams play faster and slower, and which teams play with a higher and lower level of efficiency at each end of the floor. See above if there is a best Over/Under play for Spurs vs Rockets.

Rockets vs Spurs Money Line predictions

Money Line wagering on NBA is a fun way to bet on one team or the other, while taking the point spread out of play. Instead of laying or taking the points on the spread, you can lay odds on the favorite or take odds on the underdog to simply win the game outright. If you are looking to wager on a game, for instance the Rockets vs Spurs Money Line predictions, but want to avoid the point spread, a Money Line wager is worth considering.

For an example of how a Money Line wager differs from an against the spread wager, we will use our Spurs -7 hypothetical example from above. Instead of the standard -110 odds on an against the spread play, the Spurs can be bet on to simply win outright while laying odds. The Rockets can be bet on to win the game outright while getting odds. In our hypothetical, we would expect to have to lay about -265 on the Spurs and expect to get about +215 on the Rockets.  

With the Spurs having an edge on the all time series but the Rockets keeping recent matchups at a more even split, historical splits cannot be the lone predictor of this matchup. There are hours of research required for successful NBA predictions, and we are here to provide that for you, with a conclusion summed up and bottom lined. Check above for a synopsis and who to play in this matchup.  

Rockets vs Spurs Odds

The NBA has the most fluid odds of all the major sports in the United States. Odds are often slow to be released and against the spread, over/under and money line odds all fluctuate, sometimes rapidly throughout the day leading up to tipoff. The Rockets vs Spurs odds won’t draw a massive betting market from the general public, so just a handful of large wagers could move the line in one direction or the other.

Live Streaming Rockets vs Spurs

There are currently no sports books in the United States that offer streaming of NBA games. This will almost certainly change in the future, but for now we have the usual suspects of paid streaming services that might have the game you are looking. For live streaming Rockets vs Spurs you are limited to YouTubeTV, FuboTV and Hulu.


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