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Houston Rockets at Phoenix Suns Betting Preview

In the National Basketball Association on Thursday, the Houston Rockets are on the road at the Phoenix Suns. The Houston Rockets come into the game with a 25-33 record, which is 12th in the Western Conference.

The Rockets are 5.5 games back of the 10th spot in the playoff picture. Houston has dropped back to back games, and been horrific on the road with just 5 wins in 28 games.

For the Suns, they are 34-24 on the season. Phoenix is 6th in the West, just barely ahead of Sacramento. The Suns beat the Lakers on Sunday, and are 6-4 over their last 10 games. The Suns are 19-11 at home this season.

Phoenix is -8.5 at home over the Rockets in this one.

Struggles on the Road Continue

The Houston Rockets have not won a game on the road since January 26th in Charlotte. The struggles have been mighty for the Rockets away from Houston.  During their last three losses, the Rockets are allowing teams to score more than 120 points a game on them.

Offensively, the Rockets just cannot keep up if they are going to allow 120+ on a nightly basis. The Rockets are scoring 112.8 per game led by Alperen Sengun. The big man is scoring 21.1 per game. Fred VanVleet is the leader of the attack, with 16.3 points per game, and nearly 8 assists on the season.

Houston will play these two games in Phoenix, and then come home to host the Spurs and Clippers. After that, they are back out on the road with games in Portland, Sacramento and San Antonio.

Suns Keep Rolling Along

When it comes to the Phoenix Suns, it’s hard to not talk about their big three, and how dominant they have been and can be. The trio is averaging more than 73 points per game. Kevin Durant is the leading scorer with 28 points per game, but Devin Booker is right behind him at 27.5 per game.

The Suns are moving up in the offensive statistics, as they are now 11th in the league with 117.5 points per game. Phoenix is one of the best shooting teams in the league, as they are just under 50% from the field. The Suns need to go 11-13 from this point to tie their season record of a year ago.

The Suns are playing their first of back to back home games against the Rockets. They will then welcome the Thunder to town, before a trip to Denver to battle the Nuggets.

Suns Melt Rockets

The Houston Rockets are one of the worst teams in all of the NBA on the road. This is not a great team to face when you cannot win on the road. This is going to be a problem for the Rockets. Phoenix wins this game, and does it pretty easily.

The Suns win every quarter of the game, and walk away with a double digit win over Houston. Our final bet for this game is the Phoenix Suns -8.5 over the Houston Rockets. We wish you the best of luck with all your betting for the National Basketball Association!

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