Washington Wizards vs Houston Rockets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 21

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 21, 2022, 5:11 PM
  • The Wizards (27-31) are -4.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 233.5 points
  • Monday, March 21, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on SportsNet SW & NBCS-DC

The Washington Wizards visit Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Monday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Houston.

The Wizards are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -4.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Wizards are 27-39 against the spread, while the Rockets are 28-42 against the spread.

The Wizards vs Rockets Over/Under is 233.5 total points for the game.


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Wizards vs. Rockets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Washington Wizards-4.5 -115O 233.5 -110-200
Houston Rockets +4.5 -105U 233.5 -110165

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

  • 27-39 against the Spread (-15.85 Units / -20.62% ROI)
  • 30-40 against the Moneyline (-11.05 Units / -11.7% ROI)
  • 38-30 against the Over for game total points (+5 Units / 6.49% ROI)
  • 30-38 against the Under for game total points (-11.8 Units / -15.32% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 2H Moneyline in 38 of their last 63 games (+13.96 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the Game Total Over in 32 of their last 51 games (+13.30 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 4Q Spread in 30 of their last 49 games (+9.13 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 51 games (+8.80 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 34 away games (+7.72 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the 1H Spread in 16 of their last 64 games (-35.77 Units / -51% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the 2Q Spread in 18 of their last 63 games (-30.29 Units / -44% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the Spread in 18 of their last 57 games (-21.50 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the Moneyline in 20 of their last 57 games (-18.75 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the Game Total Under in 18 of their last 53 games (-18.30 Units / -31% ROI)

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

  • 28-42 against the Spread (-18.2 Units / -23.32% ROI)
  • 17-54 against the Moneyline (-15.15 Units / -20.8% ROI)
  • 39-31 against the Over for game total points (+4.9 Units / 6.27% ROI)
  • 31-39 against the Under for game total points (-11.85 Units / -15.18% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 59 games (+15.96 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 34 of their last 54 games (+13.10 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 50 games (+9.16 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Team Total Under in 16 of their last 25 games (+7.20 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 16 of their last 25 games (+6.06 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 18 of their last 60 games (-26.75 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 23 of their last 65 games (-22.20 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 22 of their last 62 games (-19.58 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 19 of their last 54 games (-18.35 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 17 of their last 50 games (-13.73 Units / -25% ROI)

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Washington Wizards: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Rockets

When Daniel Gafford (WAS) is below his assist average (1.0 asts) , his team is 14-22 (.389) this season — tied for 29th lowest among NBA players; League Avg: .481

Houston Rockets: Keys to the Game vs. the Washington Wizards

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. WizardsMonday‘s Game, Mar. 21

  • Eric Gordon (Rockets): Gordon did not play in Sunday’s (Mar. 20) game against Memphis.
  • Vernon Carey Jr. (Wizards): Carey Jr. is out for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against Houston.
  • Bradley Beal (Wizards): Beal will undergo season ending surgery on his left wrist, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Kyle Kuzma (Wizards): Kuzma is questionable for Monday’s (Mar. 21) game against Houston.

Washington Wizards Offensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards had 26.2 free throw attempts per game last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Wizards made 10.2 three-pointers per game last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Wizards have made 9.9 three-pointers per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Wizards are shooting 47% (1,784/3,785) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

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

Washington Wizards Defensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards have averaged 6.1 steals per game (276 steals/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Wizards averaged 4.1 blocks per game (297 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Wizards have averaged 6.9 steals per game (804 steals/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

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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