Suns vs. Rockets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Phoenix Suns (34-24) are favored (by 8 points) to build on an eight-game home win streak when they host the Houston Rockets (25-33) on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 231.5 points.

Suns vs. Rockets Odds

  • Suns odds to win: -340
  • Rockets odds to win: +270
  • Spread: Suns (-8)
  • Total: 231.5
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    Game Time and Information

  • When: Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona
  • TV: AZFa
  • Who Will Win Suns vs. Rockets?

    Suns and Rockets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

    In games they have played as at least 8-point favorites this season, the Suns are 4-6 against the spread.

    In games they have played as at least 8-point underdogs this year, the Rockets are 3-3-1 against the spread.

    The Suns and the Rockets combine to average 1.2 fewer points per game than the over/under of 231.5 set for this matchup.

    Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 227.6 points per game, 3.9 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

    The Suns’ average total in matchups this season has been 231.9, 0.4 points higher than the total in this particular game.

    Houston’s games this year have averaged a total of 225.9 points, 5.6 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

    Phoenix is 24-32-2 ATS this season.

    So far this year, the Rockets have compiled a 28-28-2 record against the spread.

    Suns Stats & Insights

    The Suns average 117.5 points per game (10th in the league) while giving up 114.5 per contest (15th in the NBA). They have a +175 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 3.0 points per game.

    The Suns win the rebound battle by 2.3 boards on average. They record 43.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 15th in the league, while their opponents grab 41.3 per contest.

    Phoenix makes 11.9 three-pointers per game (22nd in the league) while shooting 37.8% from beyond the arc (seventh-best in the NBA). It is making 1.3 fewer threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 13.2 per game while shooting 36.7%.

    The Suns’ 119.3 points per 100 possessions on offense rank seventh in the NBA, and the 116.2 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 14th in the league.

    The Suns have been slightly better offensively at home, where they average 117.8 points per game, compared to road games, where they put up 117.1 per game. Defensively, they are slightly better at home, where they concede 114.4 points per game, versus on the road, where they let their opponents to average 114.5 per game.

    Rockets Stats & Insights

    The Rockets put up 112.8 points per game (21st in league) while allowing 113.1 per contest (12th in NBA). They have a -16 scoring differential.

    Houston wins the rebound battle by an average of 1.2 boards. It collects 45.9 rebounds per game (fourth in league) compared to its opponents’ 44.7.

    The Rockets knock down 12.1 three-pointers per game (20th in the league), while their opponents have made 12.4 on average.

    The Rockets average 113.5 points per 100 possessions (24th in league), while conceding 113.8 points per 100 possessions (sixth in NBA).

    At home, Houston averages 115.0 points per game. Away, it scores 110.5.

    Suns Key Players to Watch

    Kevin Durant is a key contributor on the scoresheet for the Suns, tallying 28.0 points per game to go with 6.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists.

    Devin Booker contributes with 27.5 points, 7.0 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game, and Jusuf Nurkic adds 11.8 points, 3.8 assists and 10.3 rebounds per matchup.

    Grayson Allen makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Suns, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.6 per contest.

    Nurkic picks pockets to the tune of 1.0 steal per game, and Durant records 1.3 rejections per contest.

    Rockets Key Players to Watch

    Alperen Sengun has been among the team’s best in both scoring (21.1 points per game) and rebounding (9.2 rebounds per game) while adding 4.9 assists per contest.

    Fred VanVleet’s per-game averages this season are 16.3 points, 7.9 assists and 3.7 rebounds.

    VanVleet averages 2.9 made threes per game.

    Sengun’s 1.1 steals and VanVleet’s 0.9 blocks per game are vital to the Rockets’ defensive performance.

    Suns vs. Rockets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Rockets (+ 8)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (231.5)

  • Prediction:
    Suns 117 – Rockets 112
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