Warriors vs Rockets Prediction and Odds
Warriors vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: The Golden State Warriors are expected to win this game as per the bookmarkers and stats.
The Golden State Warriors (36-36) will be desperate for an away win when they meet the Houston Rockets (18-53) in the upcoming NBA fixture. The Warriors had a rough campaign till now. They need to improve their poor away record to improve their chances of playoff qualification. Golden State is currently in the 7th position in the Western Conference. They faced a crushing 119-133 defeat against the Memphis Grizzlies in the last game.
The Houston Rockets will look to offer a memorable matchup to the home fans when they host the Warriors at Toyota Center in the next game. Having already been eliminated from the playoff contention, the Rockets have nothing much to gain from the contest. They are currently in the last position in the Western Conference. In the last fixture, Houston faced a 107-117 loss against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Warriors vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Last 5 Games Stats
The Golden State Warriors have won only 1 of the last 5 away fixtures.
The only win came against the San Antonio Spurs, They lost to teams like the Washington Wizards, OKC Thunder, Boston Celtics, and NY Knicks. The Warriors could win only 7 out of 36 away games as of now.
In the last 5 away games
- The Golden State Warriors have scored 85.0 points per game.
- The Golden State Warriors have conceded 93.2 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
The Houston Rockets have won 3 of the last 5 home fixtures.
They won against the likes of the New Orleans Pelicans, LA Lakers, and Boston Celtics. They lost to the Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets. The Rockets have a home record of 12-25 this season.
In the last 5 home games
- The Houston Rockets have scored 109.2 points per game.
- The Houston Rockets have conceded 113.6 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 2
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
The Houston Rockets have the winning momentum. The home advantage will also be on their side. But the Warriors have been better as per the performance till now.
Warriors vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Attack and Defense Analysis
The Golden State Warriors are playing with an average of 118.3 points per game. In shooting, they attained a success rate of 47.6% in field goals, 38.4% in 3-pointers, and 79.3% in free throws. The Warriors are given a rank of 12 in the attack with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.9.
The Houston Rockets have maintained a low scoring rate of 110.4 points per game. They shot 45.5% from the field and 33.8% from the 3-point line. The free throw accuracy stands at 75.1%. The Rockets are the 3rd worst side in the attack having an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 110.3.
The Golden State Warriors clearly have the advantage in the attack.
The Golden State Warriors have been conceding 118.1 points per game till now. They played with an average of 44.1 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 7.0 while the average number of blocks per game stands at 3.9. The Warriors are rated 114.9 on the defense with a rank of 12 in the league.
The Houston Rockets have allowed 118.1 points per game to the opposition. They maintained an average of 46.6 rebounds, with 7.2 steals and 4.7 blocks per game. The Rockets are the 2nd lowest-ranked side in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 118.3.
The Golden State Warriors have the upper hand in the defense as well.
Rockets vs Warriors Prediction: Odds
- Houston Rockets: +10 (-110)
- Golden State Warriors: -10 (-110)
- Houston Rockets: +380
- Golden State Warriors: -470
- Houston Rockets: 22%
- Golden State Warriors: 78%
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Warriors vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
Will the Warriors improve their away record?
The Golden State Warriors faced their 29th away defeat of the season by losing to the Memphis Grizzlies in the last fixture. They trailed by 14 points in the third quarter before fighting back with a series of free throws and 3-pointers. But the Grizzlies went for a 29-19 run in the last quarter which eliminated any chances of a win for Golden State. The Warriors shot 42.9% from the field against 54.7% of the Grizzlies. They were also outscored 21-8 by Memphis in the fast break points.
Jonathan Kuminga joined from the bench and scored the most points for Golden State. He finished with 24 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists. Jordan Poole also contributed 21 points off the bench along with 3 assists.
Can the Rockets stun the defending champions?
The Houston Rockets secured their third straight by handing a 2-point defeat to the New Orleans Pelicans in the last game. A late 3-pointer from Jabari Smith Jr. in the final moments sealed an exciting win for Houston. They were trailing by 2 points at the start of the fourth quarter. But the Rockets were successful in holding their nerves in the last few seconds. Houston outrebounded New Orleans 52-35. They also won 60-46 in the paint.
Jalen Green gave a praiseworthy contribution of 40 points with 4 rebounds. Kevin Porter Jr. scored 25 points with 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
Rockets vs Warriors Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
There have been 229 regular season games between these two teams in the NBA. The Houston Rockets are ahead with 126 wins, while the Golden State Warriors won 103 games.
If we check out the recent matchups, the Warriors dominated as they are currently on a winning streak of 9 games against the Rockets. The previous clash took place in the current season on 24 February 2023. The Golden State Warriors won that contest with a score of 116-101.
Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings
- The Houston Rockets hosted 2 games and both of them were won by the Golden State Warriors.
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 224.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the Houston Rockets: 106.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the Golden State Warriors: 118.0
Rockets vs Warriors Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Jalen Green (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.9 | Assists Per Game: 3.6
Kevin Porter Jr. (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 18.6 | Assists Per Game: 5.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.5
Alperen Sengun (Center)
Points Per Game: 14.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.8 | Assists Per Game: 3.8
Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 29.8 | Assists Per Game: 6.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.2
Klay Thompson (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.1 | Assists Per Game: 2.5
Jordan Poole (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.4 | Assists Per Game: 4.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.7
Warriors vs Rockets Winner Prediction
- Momentum Advantage: Rockets
- Home Advantage: Rockets
- Performance Advantage: Warriors
- Offensive Advantage: Warriors
- Defensive Advantage: Warriors
- Overall: Warriors to win
The Houston Rockets need strong preparation to dominate the defending champions. They might sense the opportunity of a win looking at the away record of the Warriors. On the other hand, the Golden State Warriors need to find some way to consistently win away games to avoid the setback of early elimination. All the odds and stats are suggesting a win for the Warriors in this matchup.