Warriors vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 17, 2021

Written By Staff on March 17, 2021

The Golden State Warriors (20-20) are heavy favorites () as they look to stop a four-game road slide when they visit the Houston Rockets (11-27) on Wednesday, March 17 at Toyota Center. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on SportsNet SW. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 17, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Warriors vs Rockets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 17

Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Marquese Chriss: Out For Season (Leg)

P.J. Tucker: Out (Not with team),
David Nwaba: Day To Day (Wrist),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
John Wall: Day To Day (Knee),
Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),
Christian Wood: Day To Day (Ankle),
Danuel House Jr.: Day To Day (Knee),
Rodions Kurucs: Day To Day (Oblique),
Ben McLemore: Day To Day (Ankle)

Warriors and Rockets Records ATS

  • Golden State is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 19-21
  • Golden State and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 17 of 40 games this season (42.5%).
  • Houston holds a losing record ATS this season with 12 wins, 25 losses, and one tie ATS.
  • 22 of Houston’s 38 games (57.9%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Golden State’s games this year have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup total (228.5 points) in 37.5% of opportunities (15 out of 40 matchups).
  • In Houston’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup point total in 14 out of 38 matchups (36.8%).
  • The Warriors have seen a 227 average over/under in their games this season, 1.5 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 7.4 points separates this contest’s over/under (228.5 points) and the average total points bet in Rockets’ games (221.1 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Warriors this season is 117 points, four fewer points than their implied total of 121 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Golden State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (121) 11 times this season.
  • The 114.7-point average implied total on the season for the Rockets is 6.7 more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Houston has scored more than this game’s implied total of 108 points 14 times this season.
  • The Warriors are the league’s 13th-highest scoring team (113.2 PPG), while the Rockets allow the 23rd-fewest points per game (113.9) in NBA action.
  • The Warriors have been out-scored by 27 points this season (0.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Rockets have out-scored them by 253 more points on the year (6.7 per game).

Warriors Leaders

  • Draymond Green leads the Warriors in both rebounds (6.1 per game) and assists (8.5 per game).
  • Green’s rebounding prop total for the contest is set at 7.5 boards, 1.4 rebounds greater than his season average of 6.1.
  • Stephen Curry paces Golden State with 29.3 points per game.
  • Curry’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 41.5, 0.7 greater than his season average of 40.8.
  • The Warriors are led by Curry from beyond the arc. He connects on 4.7 shots from deep per game.
  • Golden State’s blocks leader is James Wiseman, who records 1.0 per game. Green leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.
  • Wiseman’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks higher than his season average of 1.0.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood has the top Rockets spot in two categories: scoring (22.0 points per game) and rebounding (10.2 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s points prop total for the contest is set at 18.5, 3.5 points less than his season average of 22.0.
  • John Wall has the title of Houston assist leader, dishing out 6.0 assists per game this season.
  • Eric Gordon leads the Rockets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Nobody on Houston grabs more steals than Victor Oladipo (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Wood (1.5 per game).
  • Wood’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.


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