Rockets-Mavs in Texas Showdown

Houston Rockets Basketball

 

The Houston Rockets (33-12 SU, 22-22-1 ATS) have the second-best record in the NBA. They might be the league’s top team when both Chris Paul and James Harden are healthy. Both MVP candidates are expected to suit up for Wednesday’s road game against their in-state rivals. The showdown with the Dallas Mavericks (16-31 SU, 24-22-1 ATS), beginning at 8 PM ET on ESPN.

Oddsmakers have the Rockets as 16.5-point favorites. The total is sitting at 217.5.

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Harden recently missed seven games with a strained hamstring. The Rockets went 4-3 SU and ATS during his absence. They are 3-0 SU and ATS since his return on January 18.

Earlier this year Paul sat out 14 games with a bruised left knee. Houston went 10-4 SU and 7-7 ATS. The two All-Star guards have otherwise worked very well in their first season together.

Meanwhile, this has been a difficult year for the Mavericks. Dirk Nowitzki has aged gracefully, but he’s merely competent now instead of a top player in the league. Center Nerlens Noel remains out until February after tearing a ligament in his left thumb.

Assorted backcourt injuries have also put extra pressure on rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr. His performance level has improved dramatically as the season has progressed.

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Houston33-1222-22-1114.36106.587.7810-13-112-921-2414-107-14
Dallas16-3124-23102.53104.13-1.612-1312-1021-2610-1511-11
Power Stats
Assists Turnovers
NameAssistsTurnoversRatio
HOU22.3314.311.56
DAL22.4011.961.87
Rebounding
NameOffenseDefenseTotal
HOU9.7334.3144.04
DAL7.5132.9140.42
ShootingPercentage
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
HOU46.0047.08-1.08
DAL45.1046.56-1.46
Team Records

Houston Rockets

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall33-1218-615-622-22-110-13-112-9114.36106.587.78
Last 107-34-13-26-43-23-2111.30105.605.70
vs Div5-24-11-14-33-21-1108.00100.437.57
vs EAST14-57-27-37-11-11-7-16-4111.32104.327.00
vs WEST19-711-48-315-119-66-5116.58108.238.35

Dallas Mavericks

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall16-3110-156-1624-2312-1312-10102.53104.13-1.60
Last 104-62-42-26-43-33-1109.60107.901.70
vs Div4-62-22-48-23-15-199.20100.90-1.70
vs EAST8-115-73-49-105-74-3105.68103.162.52
vs WEST8-205-83-1215-137-68-7100.39104.79-4.40

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense114.362104.1310
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense111.522101.527
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed44.191247.4830
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense102.5324106.5818
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense103.3625103.907
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed42.442241.383

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals
Houston8-27-33-7104.0050.8041.8739.80104/3087.90
Dallas2-83-73-796.7054.4046.0745.90125/3347.90

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Oct 21, 2017DAL91HOU107-11.5HOU216UHOUHOUDAL396236.947.6415413/3111/47612
Dec 27, 2016HOU123DAL1075HOU209OHOUHOUHOU664752.641.4483817/3215/3876
Dec 10, 2016DAL87HOU109-12.5HOU209UHOUHOUHOU496040.550324811/3419/3774
Oct 30, 2016DAL92HOU93-4.5DAL214.5UHOUHOUPush536338.142.5424611/3011/3185
Oct 28, 2016HOU106DAL982HOU218.5UHOUHOUHOU525047.143.8413415/328/29611
Apr 6, 2016HOU86DAL881.5DAL206.5UHOUHOUDAL445243.641.341406/2010/3369
Jan 24, 2016DAL104HOU115-4HOU205OHOUHOUPush585045.648.3364015/3015/4449
Dec 4, 2015HOU100DAL96-5HOU212UHOUHOUHOU575346.445.7454212/268/29128
Nov 14, 2015DAL110HOU98-7.5DAL207.5ODALDALHOU573447.838.146438/289/3469
Apr 28, 2015DAL94HOU103-8HOU221.5UHOUHOUHOU50563845.147535/2610/31149

NBA Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Houston Rockets

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 22, 2018MIA99-90W-10.5213L/U44.4466.6715H
Jan 20, 2018GS116-108W2.5237.5W/U47.1368.9714H
Jan 18, 2018MIN116-98W-5.5225W/U47.7388.2417H
Jan 15, 2018LAC102-113L-4.5230.5L/U40.4381.2513A
Jan 12, 2018PHO112-95W-7231W/U41.4986.3615A

Dallas Mavericks

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 22, 2018WAS98-75W2.5211.5W/U44.1970.5910H
Jan 20, 2018POR108-117L5.5210.5L/O45.7878.5710A
Jan 16, 2018DEN102-105L6.5210W/U48.7281.828A
Jan 13, 2018LAL101-107L-4.5213.5L/U37.7878.5711H
Jan 10, 2018CHR115-111W6.5210W/O46.9978.5715A

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