Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns - 4/12/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (37-15) vs Houston Rockets (14-39)
Game Info: Monday, April 12, 2021 at 10:00 pm (PHX Arena)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -12.5 -- Over/Under: 226.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Houston Rockets and Phoenix Suns meet Monday in NBA action at the PHX Arena.
The Houston Rockets need a win after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 107.7 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 114.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 20.9 points and 9.3 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 20.8 points and 6.8 assists. Eric Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Kelly Olynyk is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game.
The Phoenix Suns look for a win after winning 11 of their last 13 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 114.8 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 107.8 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 26 points and 4.5 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 16.2 points and 4.7 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 2.2 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game.
The Rockets are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 road games and 17-40 ATS in their last 57 games overall. The Suns are 25-9 ATS in their last 34 home games and 42-18 ATS in their last 60 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Rockets last 5 overall. The over is 6-1 in Suns last 7 overall. The Rockets are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Houston Rockets still aren't winning or covering numbers and they lose in the underdog role by an average of 8.6 points. The Phoenix Suns have been money making machines since the NBA bubble, and they're 7-2 against the spread as double-digit favorites, 19-9 against the spread at home and 34-18 against the spread on the season. A team we fade often in the Rockets against a team you should have been blindly backing for months now. Yeah, I'll lay the chalk with the Suns at home.
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Randy’s Pick Phoenix Suns -12.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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