Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: The Houston Rockets will have home advantage but the bookmakers have favored the Kings.
The Sacramento Kings have had a highly impressive season as of now. Last season the Kings finished their regular season campaign ranked 12th in the West but this season they were off to a great start and with half of the regular season’s games played, the Sacramento Kings are 3rd in the Western Conference. However, with a defeat in their last game against Indiana Pacers, the Kings will be desperate to return to winning ways.
The Houston Rockets on the other hand have had a worse season so far. They have lost 40 games and have had just 13 victories this season. They have lost their last 2 games and playing against one of the best teams this season will not be an easy task for the Houston Rockets.
On Monday night, the Houston Rockets will face the Sacramento Kings. This will be the third meeting between the two teams this season. In the previous two meetings, the Rockets lost both games.
The Houston Rockets will be hosting the Sacramento Kings in their upcoming game.
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats
The Houston Rockets have won 2 of their last five home games.
In the last 5 home games, the Houston Rockets registered a win against the OKC Thunder and the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Rockets have won just 8 of their 26 home games this season.
- The Houston Rockets have averaged 108 points.
- The Houston Rockets have conceded 122 points.
- The number of games ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 4
In their last five away games, the Kings have won 2 and lost 3 games.
The Sacramento Kings won against San Antonio Spurs and the Minnesota Timberwolves in the last 5 away games. They are currently 13-12 on road.
In the last 5 home games
- The Kings have scored 111.0 points per game.
- The Kings have conceded 116.0 points per game.
- Number of games with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparison
The Sacramento Kings have maintained a scoring rate of 118.3 points per game so far. They shot 48.9% from the field and 35.8% from the 3-point line. The Kings have the 5th-best offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 116.1.
The Houston Rockets have maintained a scoring rate of 109.3 points per game in the current season. In shooting, Houston played with a success rate of 44.4% in field goals and 33.0% in 3-pointers. As per dunksandthrees.com, the Rockets have the 2nd-worst offense among all sides with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 109.5.
Sacramento Kings have a better attack
The Sacramento Kings are playing with an average of 41.8 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks per game are currently at 7.0 and 3.2 respectively. The Kings have the 5th-worst defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 115.4.
The Houston Rockets conceded 115.7 points per game. They rebounded with an average of 47.0 along with 7.5 steals and 4.6 blocks per game. The Rockets have the 3rd-worst defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 115.8.
Both teams are in the dumps and little to separate them on defense.
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds
The Kings are the home favorites in this game. The latest spread, the Moneyline, and the win probability for this game will be updated 24 hours before the game.
- Sacramento Kings: -5.5 (-105)
- Houston Rockets: +5.5 (-105)
- Sacramento Kings: -215
- Houston Rockets: +180
Winning Probability (Smarkets)
- Sacramento Kings: 68%
- Houston Rockets: 32%
Rockets vs Kings Prediction: 2022-23 Performance Summary
The Sacramento Kings and the Houston Rockets have had a completely opposite performance this season. The Kings are among the Top 5 teams in the West while the Rockets are the bottom-placed team in the Eastern Conference.
The Sacramento Kings did not have a good start to their season but as the season progressed, the Kings have been able to improve their performance. Currently, after 39 games, the Kings are placed 4th in the East. They have won 22 games and lost 18 games. Their home form has been slightly better while they have had an average on-road form. At home, the Kings have won 13 of their 22 games while on the roads they have won 50% of 18 games.
Playing against the teams from their own Conference, the Sacramento Kings are 10-9. They have won 5 of their last 10 games and are on a 2 game winning streak.
The Houston Rockets on the other hand are languishing at the bottom of the Eastern Conference table. They have had just 10 wins in 41 games this season. Both their home and away forms have been disasters. They have won just 6 of their 20 home games and 4 of their 21 away games.
In their last 10 games, they have had only 1 win while they are currently on 8 games losing streak. Their Conference record stands at 5-23 as of now.
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Head-to-head
The Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets have played a total of 233 head-to-head games as of now. Houston Rockets is ahead of the Sacramento Kings in overall head-to-head stats. The Rockets have won 138 games against the Kings while the Kings defeated the Rockets in 95 games.
In the last 5 games between the two teams, the Sacramento Kings have won 4 while the Rockets won only 1 game. The last game between the two teams ended in a win for the Sacramento Kings.
Last 5 Games Stats:
- Of the last 5 games between Houston Rockets and the Sacramento Kings, Houston hosted 2 and the Kings hosted 3 games.
- The Houston Rockets lost both of their home games while winning one away game.
- The Kings won 2 home and 2 away games.
- An average of 235.6 points were scored in the game.
- Sacramento Kings scored an average of 121.2 points in the last 5 games against t the Rockets.
- The Houston Rockets have averaged 114.4 points.
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
De’Aaron Fox (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 24.2 | Assists Per Game: 5.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.6
Domantas Sabonis (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 18.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 12.5 | Assists Per Game: 6.7
Kevin Huerter (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 15.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
Jalen Green (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.4 | Assists Per Game: 3.6
Kevin Porter Jr. (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 19.5 | Assists Per Game: 5.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.6
Alperen Sengun (Center)
Points Per Game: 14.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.6 | Blocks Per Game: 0.9
Kings vs Rockets Prediction and Odds: Winner Prediction
- Sacramento Kings have the momentum advantage
- The Kings have a better offense as well
- The teams are tied on defense
- Overall: Kings should win this game
The Sacramento Kings will once again host the Houston Rockets. The Rockets are struggling this season and their performance on road has been worst. The Kings will have a home advantage and their recent performance has been better compared to the Rocket. Considering the overall performance of both teams and also taking into account the home advantage, the Kings will have an edge in this game.