Phoenix Suns at Houston Rockets - 4/5/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Houston Rockets (13-36) vs Phoenix Suns (34-14)
Game Info: Monday, April 5, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
Betting Odds: Houston Rockets +11 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets meet Monday in NBA action at the Toyota Center.
The Phoenix Suns look to stay hot after winning 14 of their last 17 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 114.2 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 107.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 25.6 points and 4.5 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 16 points and 4.7 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 2.3 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 83.1 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game.
The Houston Rockets need a win after losing 20 of their last 22 games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 107.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 113.7 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 21.1 points and 9.7 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 20.2 points and 6.8 assists. Kelly Olynyk is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Gordon is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game.
The Suns are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 road games and 40-16 ATS in their last 56 games overall. The Rockets are 18-37 ATS in their last 55 home games and 15-37 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The over is 45-22 in Suns last 67 games playing on 2 days rest. The under is 5-2 in Rockets last 7 overall. The Suns are 23-8 ATS in the last 31 meetings in Houston and 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The Phoenix Suns have been winning and covering machines dating back to the NBA bubble, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 11.4 points. The Suns are 32-16 against the spread on the season and 15-7 against the spread on the road. The Houston Rockets are on the end of a back to back, and they continue to be punching bags straight up and against the spread. The only option here is to lay the chalk with the Suns.