Golden State Vs Houston Spread & ATS PickNoah Williams
The Golden State Warriors have victimized the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder this week. Today they face The Beard and the Houston Rockets, gunning for another blow-out win. The NBA betting spread favors the Warriors by 4.5-points. Tip-off is this Friday, January 20th at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
Golden State Warriors Vs Houston Rockets Spread & ATS Pick
What: Golden State Warriors (36-6) at Houston Rockets (33-12)
When: Friday, January 20, 2017
Start Time: 8:00 PM ET
Where: Houston, TX
Stadium: Toyota Center
Spread: Warriors -4.5
Game Total: 236.5
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: Golden State vs Houston
Why Bet The Golden State Warriors To Beat The Rockets
The Golden State Warriors have a league’s best 36-6 record SU and are 19-22-1 ATS this season. They beat the OKC Thunder 121-100 the on Wednesday Night. They average 117.8 points per game (1st) and allow 105.0 points per game (19th).
Shooting forward Kevin Durant (26.2 PPG & 8.6 RPG) put up 40 points against his ex-teammates on Wednesday night. He went 13-16 from the field and 5-7 from three-point land in that game. Steph Curry (24.6 PPG & 6.1 APG) added 24 points. Golden State shoots 50.0 % from the field this season (1st) and 38.5 % from three points (3rd).
"Every player in the NBA wants to play well against his old team," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of Durant’s performance. "For most guys, you feel that extra juice when you play against a team that you played on. I think it’s even more so with KD because of his history with that franchise."
The Warriors allow 43.2% from the field (2nd) and 32.1% from three points (1st). They average 45.3 rebounds per game (5th), 6.3 blocks (1st) and 9.5 steals (1st).
Why Bet The Houston Rockets To Beat The Warriors
The Houston Rockets are 33-12 SU and 28-17 ATS after beating the Milwaukee Bucks 111-92 last Wednesday. They average 114.5 points per game (2nd) and allow 107.3 points per game (24th).
Houston shoots 46.7% from the field (7th) and 37.0% from three-point land (6th). Shooting guard James Harden (28.9 PPG & 11.6 APG) scored 38 points and had eight assists in the win over Milwaukee.
"That was the key to the game," Harden said. "I think we’re realizing that in order for us to get to where we want to go, we have to get stops. When we get stops, we are ten times better."
The Rockets allow 45.6% from the field (17th) and 35.8% from beyond the three-point arc (16th). They average 44.4 rebounds per game (8th), 4.7 blocks (18th) and 8.1 steals (8th).
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- Rockets are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 Friday games.
- Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win.
- Rockets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog.
- Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Friday games.
- Warriors are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games.
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
These two teams last met on Dec 1st and he Rockets left Oracle Arena winning by a 132-127 score in double overtime. The surging Warriors will have remember this and I expect them to exact revenge with a big win in this one.
My final score prediction is Golden State 120, Houston 114.