Sport Warriors vs. Rockets odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, May 1 predictions from model on 97-60 roll
Nuggets vs. Rockets odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, April 16 predictions from proven model
The SportsLine Projection Model has simulated Rockets vs. Nuggets 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning under on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.So who wins Rockets vs. Nuggets? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Rockets vs. Nuggets spread to jump on Friday, all from the model that is on an incredible 95-59 roll.
Thevisit the in a rivalry matchup on Saturday evening. Golden State is in need of a win for playoff positioning. The Warriors are 31-32 this season, with Houston entering at 16-47 overall. (shoulder) and Kelly Oubre (wrist) are questionable for the Warriors, with (protocols) and (hip) ruled out. (leg) is listed as questionable for Houston, with (hamstring), (groin) and (ankle) ruled out.
Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. ET in Houston. William Hill Sportsbook lists Golden State as an eight-point road favorite, holding steady from the opener, while the over-under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 232.5 in the latest Warriors vs. Rockets odds. Before making any Rockets vs. Warriors picks, be sure to.
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The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned over $9,400 in profit on its top-ratedover the past two-plus seasons. The model is up over $1,400 on its top-rated picks this season and entered Week 19 of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on a stunning 97-60 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread dating back to last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on. You can . Now, here are several and betting trends for Rockets vs. Warriors:
- Warriors vs. Rockets spread: Warriors -8
- Warriors vs. Rockets over-under: 232.5 points
- GSW: The Warriors are 5-5 against the spread in the last 10 games
- HOU: The Rockets are 5-5 against the spread in the last 10 games
Why the Warriors can cover
is on fire right now, and he keys Golden State's offensive attack. The two-time NBA MVP is averaging 31.3 points per game on elite efficiency for the season and, in the last 16 games, Curry has taken things to another level. In that sample, he is averaging 36.9 points per game while shooting 51 percent from the floor, 46 percent from 3-point range and 90 percent from the free throw line. He set a new NBA record for 3-pointers in a calendar month with 96 in April, and Curry is also an excellent passer on a team that leads the NBA in assists (27.4 per game).
Kings vs. Warriors odds, line: 2021 NBA picks, April 25 predictions from proven computer model
The SportsLine projection model has a pick for the clash between the Kings and Warriors. Here are the resultsApr 9, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; NBA referee Brent Barnaky (36) makes a call in the second quarter of a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Charlotte Hornets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
Defensively, the Warriors are in a strong position, both due to their own effectiveness and Houston's struggles. Golden State is a top-eight defense by the numbers, giving up 1.10 points per possession, and the Warriors are a top-eight team in 2-point shooting allowed (51.1 percent), field goal percentage allowed (45.5 percent), turnover creation rate (14.8 percent) and assists allowed (24.0 per game).
Why the Rockets can cover
The Rockets have intriguing young talent, headlined byJr. and . Porter Jr. became the youngest player in NBA history to score 50 points and produce 11 assists in Houston's last outing against the , showcasing his upside. Wood is averaging 21.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game for the season, and he scored 31 points in the same game against Milwaukee. As a team, Houston has strengths in getting to the free throw line (22.3 attempts per game) and producing chaos on the defensive end, averaging 5.2 blocks and 7.6 steals per game.
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The Lakers are still the team to beat. It was impossible to judge them during a span in which Davis sat out 30 games, and now LeBron James is sidelined with an ankle injury. L.A. has a losing record since LeBron went down on March 20.Assuming they are healthy, the Lakers could be even better off this year than they were in last year’s playoffs. They have added Andre Drummond for front-court depth, which should take pressure off Davis.Davis admitted on Saturday that the Lakers are struggling with a specific issue, but that should work itself out if they get everyone back and healthy.
Golden State's offense is below-average overall (109.6 points per 100 possessions) and the Warriors are the NBA's worst offensive rebounding team. The Warriors also turn the ball over on 14.6 percent of offensive possessions, one of the 10 worst marks in the NBA. Golden State's defense is better, but the Warriros are second-worst in preventing free throw attempts and just 25th in defensive rebound rate (72.5 percent), both of which project to help Houston maintain efficiency.
How to make Rockets vs. Warriors picks
SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 224 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits almost 60 percent of the time..
So who wins Rockets vs. Warriors? And which side of the spread hits almost 60 percent of the time?, all from the model that is on a roll on NBA picks.
Hawks vs. Wizards odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, May 10 predictions from model on 97-62 roll .
SportsLine's Projection Model simulated Wizards vs. Hawks 10,000 timesTip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at State Farm Arena. The latest Wizards vs. Hawks odds from William Hill Sportsbook list Atlanta as an eight-point favorite, up 1.5 points from the opening line. The over-under for total points is set at 237.5. Before making any Hawks vs. Wizards picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.