Houston Rockets (6-4) vs. Golden State Warriors (6-8)
Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors 11/20/23 – Rockets and Golden State Warriors will face-off this Monday evening (Nov 20), in an intriguing contest that blends current form with historical dominance. Rockets currently sits with an impressive 6-4 record while Golden State currently sports six-8 and set for their matchoff to begin at 10:00 PM ET at Chase Center; making for an exhilarating showdown not just of current but potential as well. Anybody searching for free basketball tips would do well to follow this clash from recent performance to past trends that should be monitored closely!
Houston Rockets have shown remarkable consistency this season, scoring an astonishing average of 109.9 points per game on offense with 46.7% field goal percentage and an astounding 36.5% 3-point shooting success rate on 3-point shots; their 4-3.7 rebound-and-6 steal per game average gives their defense balance on both ends while keeping turnover (12.6) rates and fouling (21.8) rates under control.
Though they have had an inconsistent start to the season, don’t underestimate the Warriors despite their less-than-ideal start. Averaging 113.4 points per game at 44.3% field goal percentage they remain an offensive powerhouse while their 3-point field goals made per game rate is notable (35.11%). Furthermore, rebound numbers (47.3 per game), steals (7.9 per game), rebound rate (14.9), turnover ratio and fouls per game are strong assets but require further attention in certain areas.
Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors 11/20/23 Game Info
|When:||Monday, November 20, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass|
Fred VanVleet (PG) vs. Stephen Curry (PG)
Fred VanVleet of the Rockets has been one of their star players this year, averaging 17.4 points and 8.1 assists per game while boasting an incredible assist-to-turnover ratio of 4.8 that showcases his excellent decision making ability. However, his relatively low rebounding numbers (3.9) may raise some concerns.
Stephen Curry remains at the core of the Warriors team. Averaging 30.3 points and 4.8 rebounds per game, Curry stands out with his 3 3.8 assist-to-turnover ratio (1.2 assist/turnover), an amazing feat given his scoring load, significant impacts, and high turnover rate (3.6).
VanVleet and Curry engage in an exciting battle of playmaking versus scoring ability that could decide the outcome of any given game. Their rivalry can have serious ramifications on game flow as each exerts his/her influence; their competition could even prove decisive!
NBA Odds/Point Spread: Golden State Warriors -275, Total Odds: 221
Current betting odds favor the Golden State Warriors as favorites despite recent struggles, with total odds set at 221 points suggesting high scoring affair given both teams’ offensive capabilities.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Rockets have recently shown impressive against-the-spread play, going unbeaten against spread in four out of their last five matches overall (fourth road game performance being mixed at one win against spread and one road loss against spread respectively). Notably, most recent total points line exceedance has occurred within their own last five matches only once!
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Warriors, on the other hand, have struggled against the spread in recent games – going 0-4 against it over their last 5. However, their road record (5-2 against) and total game score have seen four of those matches go over. Clearly these contests tend to feature high scoring matches!
Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors 11/20/23 Betting Picks
Given current form and trends, this game poses an intriguing betting proposition for bettors. Given Houston’s impressive recent track record against the spread versus Golden State’s lack thereof in that area, Houston might cover it. Yet Golden State cannot be discounted either due to scoring ability and home advantage.
Regarding over/under, given both teams’ recent games, betting on the UNDER might be considered more conservative, however given both teams’ offensive firepower makes betting on an over attractive. Individual player prop bets involving key players such as Stephen Curry or VanVleet may prove particularly fruitful strategies when considering winning handicapping strategies.
At this stage of their season, Golden State stands to benefit most from being victorious over Houston in this matchup. Expect an intense and high-scoring matchup, which may well see Golden State edge ahead by late in the contest.
Free Pick & Prediction: Golden State Warriors 112, Houston Rockets 107