Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets Picks, Spread and Prediction

Date/Time: 01-26-2021, 20:00 EDT Spread: Houston Rockets -2.5 Total: +232.5

The Rockets have a 6-9 record (6-9 ATS, 5-9-1 O/U) and are fourth to last in the West. They have back-to-back wins and in their last game the defeated Dallas on the road by 133-108, beating the odds. Under is 9-2-1 in their last 12 games, having an average total of 216.8 in that span.

The Wizards have a 3-9 record (6-6 ATS, 8-4 O/U) and are second to last in the East. They are 1-4 in their last 5 games. In their last game they got defeated by San Antonio on the road 101-121, not beating the odds. Over is 6-2 in their last 8 games.

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Rockets led the Wizards 2-1 wins last season and all three games had an average total of 274 points. Houston won the only home game by 136-118. Over is 6-1-1 in their last 8 meetings. Rockets are 3-4 at home, while Wizards are 2-4 on the road. Wizards have the third-best offense in the NBA (118.8 to 110.7 ppg) but they have the worse defense (121.3 to 111.4 ppg).

The Wizards allow the fourth-best 3pt% and second-best FG% from their opponents this season. Against a 3-point minded Rockets team, this will skyrocket the total scoring, so pick over +232.5 today.

Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets Prediction: Over +232.5 (-109)

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