Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings, game between rivals in the Western Conference. The Rockets will play the first of the last four games of the regular season. The playoffs are closer than ever. The Kings can’t really do anything, just enjoy the last few games of the regular season and take advantage of it to score some points.
Houston Rockets: Fully armored.
The Rockets have won three of the last four games. The most recent victory was against the Lakers 113-97 in an interesting game where the Rockets showed no fear in front of the conference leaders. The team has a positive record with 43-25 overall this season. After this game the Rockets have three more against the Spurs, Pacers and 76ers.
The team is scoring an average of 118.4 points per game, 41.03 FG points, 78.7% free throw shots, 15.68 three pointers, 21.66 assists and 29.47 points per quarter. The Rockets have been dominant enough to stay up on the conference table. The team allows 114.6 points this season.
The bad news of the night is that Russell Westbrook will not be available for this game. There really is no difference, but any Westbrook’s health news is important. With the absence of Westbrook and Gordon, everything will be in the hands of Harden with his 34.3 points per game.
Sacramento Kings: Time to have fun.
The Kings are going to end the season with negative numbers. So far the record is 29-40 overall. The team is in thirteenth place in the Western Conference table. The most recent game was a 106-119 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. A single win in the last five games, the win was against New Orleans Pelicans 140-125.
The Kings’ average per game is 109.7 points, 40.63 FG points, 77.2% free throw shots, 12.68 three pointers, 23.49 assists, and 27.2 points per quarter. The defense allows up to 111.8 points and 12.38 three pointers. During this season, the Kings won one of two games against the Rockets before the coronavirus break.
De’Aaron Fox is the only player averaging out of twenty with 21 points per game. Hield is scoring up to 19.2 points and 38.7% three pointers. Up to six players are scoring over ten points. Luckily for the Kings most of the bench players are scoring a good amount of points (6.5 AVG) per game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings 08/06/2020 is: take the Houston Rockets -5.5 (SPREAD).
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