Basketball betting fans have seen Houston fall from a perennial contender into a team that is playing out the string for the rest of the online basketball betting season.
The Sacramento Kings will host the Houston Rockets on Monday night with a starting time of 10 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds for this Western Conference matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Houston, despite their many problems, is still in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race and was just 2.5 games out of the 8th spot. Houston had a record of 32-32 straight up and 33-29-2 with the NBA odds. The Rockets were a good value on the road with a mark of 19-14-1 against the spread.
Houston was a break even 17-17 on the road with over under totals. Houston was showing good board value as of late with 6 payouts in 9 games from February 14 through March 5.
The Rockets were one of the top offensive teams in the league as they ranked 3rd for scoring but their defense failed to hold up their end of the bargain and ranked 24th in the NBA for points allowed. Kevin Martin led Houston with 23 points per game.
Sacramento had a record of 15-45 straight up and 25-34-1 with the NBA betting line. It’s been a long fall for the Kings as they were once a perennial playoff contender. Sacramento has continued to show poor board value as they were 3-6 against the spread from February 15 through March 5.
Just 1 of those 9 games went under the total. The Kings were a bad value at home with a mark of 12-18-1 against the spread and went over the total in 16 of their 31 home games. Sacramento was ranked 20th in the NBA for scoring offense and 21st for scoring defense.
DeMarcus Cousins was their leading scorer with just 13.9 points per game and he also led the team in rebounds with 8.4 per game.
Sacramento has paid out in just 3 of the last 13 basketball betting matchups in this series as a host against the Rockets. Just 3 of those 13 games went under the total.