Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 16

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 16, 2022, 4:08 PM
  • The Suns (49-10) are -11.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 235.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on SportsNet SW & BSAZ

The Phoenix Suns visit Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Houston.

The Suns are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -11.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Suns are 36-32 against the spread, while the Rockets are 27-40 against the spread.

The Suns vs Rockets Over/Under is 235.5 total points for the game.


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Suns vs. Rockets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Phoenix Suns-11.5 -110O 235.5 -110-650
Houston Rockets +11.5 -110U 235.5 -110475

Against the spread this NBA season, the Suns have gone:

  • 36-32 against the Spread (+0.8 Units / 1.07% ROI)
  • 54-14 against the Moneyline (+25.25 Units / 9.74% ROI)
  • 35-33 against the Over for game total points (-1.35 Units / -1.8% ROI)
  • 33-35 against the Under for game total points (-5.5 Units / -7.36% ROI)
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Against the spread this NBA season, the Rockets have gone:

  • 27-40 against the Spread (-17 Units / -22.73% ROI)
  • 17-51 against the Moneyline (-12.15 Units / -17.39% ROI)
  • 38-29 against the Over for game total points (+6.1 Units / 8.15% ROI)
  • 29-38 against the Under for game total points (-12.75 Units / -17.06% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 33 of their last 51 games (+14.30 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 56 games (+12.96 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 47 games (+9.26 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 53 games (+6.94 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Spread in 12 of their last 17 games at home (+6.50 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 17 of their last 57 games (-26.70 Units / -43% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Spread in 12 of their last 41 games (-19.90 Units / -44% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 17 of their last 51 games (-19.25 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 23 of their last 62 games (-18.90 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 21 of their last 59 games (-18.38 Units / -28% ROI)

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Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Rockets

The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Houston Rockets: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

The Rockets are 11-43 (.200) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Rockets are 8-32 (.200) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Rockets were 1-15 (.062) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .512

The Rockets were 6-32 (.158) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Injury Report: Rockets vs. Suns - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 16

  • Eric Gordon (Rockets): Gordon is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 16) game against Phoenix.
  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Cameron Johnson (Suns): Johnson did not play in Tuesday's game (Mar. 15) against the Pelicans.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Suns): Kaminsky had surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated in eight weeks, according to Kellan Olson arizonasports.com.
  • Chris Paul (Suns): The Suns announced that Paul has a thumb fracture and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks.

Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Houston Rockets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have averaged 16.3 turnovers per game (751 turnovers/46 games) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Rockets have 24.5 free throw attempts per game this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Rockets have a 29% free throw rate (1,129 free throw attempts/3,941 field goal attempts) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

The Rockets have an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,052 assists/ 751 TOs) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0

Houston Rockets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have blocked 304 shots on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams


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