Where: Toyota Center, Houston, TX
When: Monday, December 9, 8:00 PM. ET.
The Houston Rockets will be going for their third consecutive win when they take on the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.
Kings Trying To Snap Four-Game Losing Streak To RocketsThe Kings have struggled over the last two weeks, losing four of their last six games. They have also struggled against the Rockets, losing their last four games to Houston and nine of their last 10 games against the Rockets. They will be trying to snap their losing streak to the Rockets and pick up their second win in a row when they play on Monday night.
Sacramento has struggled offensively, averaging 104.9 points per game. The team is shooting 44 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range. They scored 110 points against Dallas on Sunday, managing to hold off the Mavericks despite being held to 18 points in the fourth quarter.
Nemanja Bjelica led the way for the Kings with 30 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. Buddy Hield finished with 26 points and four rebounds, and five assists, while Harrison Barnes added 13 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.
The Kings have done a better job on the defensive end, holding opponents to 108.6 points per game. Even though they are playing on consecutive nights and will be dealing with some fatigue, they will need to continue playing well defensively to give themselves a chance to win this game.
Rockets Going For Fifth Win In Six GamesThe Rockets are playing well at the moment and have won four of their last five games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the struggling Kings on Monday, which will give them their third win in a row and fifth win in their last six games.
Houston is one of the best offensive teams in the league, averaging 120.5 points per game. The team is shooting 44 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range. They scored 115 points in their win over Phoenix and will need to continue playing well offensively to get the win.
James Harden led the way for the Rockets with 34 points, six rebounds, and four assists. Russell Westbrook finished with 24 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists, while Ben McLemore added 27 points and two rebounds for the Rockets.
Houston has struggled defensively, giving up 114.9 points per game. They have played better in their last two games, holding opponents to 109 points per game and will need another solid defensive effort to win their fifth consecutive game against the Kings.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Sacramento is:
- 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Houston.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Houston is:
- 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games.
- 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division.