Rockets vs Hornets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

The Charlotte Hornets (11-13) are  underdogs against the Houston Rockets (11-11) at Spectrum Center on Monday, February 8. The game starts at 7:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 8, 2021, 6:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Rockets vs Hornets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 8

Rockets:
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Christian Wood: Out (Ankle)

Hornets:
Devonte’ Graham: Day To Day (Groin)

Rockets and Hornets Records ATS

  • Houston is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-11-1
  • The Rockets are 4-6 against the spread this season when they are at least a 1.5-point favorite.
  • Houston and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 7 of 22 games this season (31.8%).
  • Charlotte has a 12-11 record ATS this season.
  • For the seventh time this season, the Hornets are at least a 1.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-4 against the spread.
  • Charlotte and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 47.8% (11) of their 23 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • Houston’s games this season have gone over the point total for Monday’s matchup point total (220.5 points) in 45.5% of opportunities (10 out of 22 matchups).
  • In 45.8% of Charlotte’s games this season (11 of 24), the total points scored was higher than Monday’s 220.5-point over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Rockets games is 0.6 points fewer than the over/under of 220.5 points in this contest.
  • Hornets’ games have a total points bet of 221.6 points this season, 1.1 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The average implied total for the Rockets this season is 114.8 points, 3.8 more points than their implied total of 111 points in Monday’s game.
  • Houston has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (111) nine times.
  • The 113.9-point average implied total on the season for the Hornets is 3.9 more points than the team’s 110-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Charlotte has scored more than this game’s implied total of 110 points 12 times this season.
  • The Rockets are the league’s 18th-highest scoring team (111 PPG), while the Hornets allow the 13th-fewest points per game (111.1) in NBA play.
  • The Rockets have out-scored their opponents by a total of 46 points this season (2.1 points per game on average), and opponents of the Hornets have out-scored them by just 15 more points on the year (0.6 per game).

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood leads the Rockets in scoring (22.0 points per game) and rebounding (10.2 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 26.5, 7.0 less than his season average of 33.5.
  • The squad is led in assists by John Wall’s 6.0 per game.
  • Wall’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 30.5, 2.0 greater than his season average of 28.5.
  • The Rockets are led by Victor Oladipo from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Oladipo’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Houston’s steals leader is Oladipo, who averages 1.8 per game. Wood leads the team averaging 1.5 blocks an outing.
  • Wood’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Hornets Leaders

  • Gordon Hayward owns the Hornets top spot in scoring with 23.1 points per game and also tacks on 5.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists per contest.
  • Hayward’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 18.5, 4.6 points lower than his season average of 23.1.
  • Cody Zeller (8.1 rebounds per game) and LaMelo Ball (6.0 assists per game) are the Charlotte leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Ball’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 21.5, 4.4 lower than his season average of 25.9.
  • Terry Rozier is tops from three-point range for the Hornets, hitting 3.2 threes per game.
  • Rozier’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.7 shots less than his season average of 3.2.
  • Nobody on Charlotte grabs more steals than Ball (1.5 per game) or blocks more shots than P.J. Washington (1.3 per game).
  • Washington’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.8 blocks lower than his season average of 1.3.

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