Preview: Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors will host the Houston Rockets at the Chase Center on Thursday. In this article from our nba picks today we will give you a short preview for this fixture. Let’s go!
Golden State Warriors’ days of dominance in the NBA are gone now. The former champions are at the bottom of the Western Conference with a pretty bad record of 12 wins and 43 losses since the beginning of the regular season. At this moment they also in a losing streak of four games. Things are not good there, that’s for sure.
In terms of scoring Andrew Wiggins is the main man with average of 22.5 points per game, while Steph Curry follows with 20.2 points per game. But that’s far from enough to make the Warriors competitive in the league. Right now they are just not.
In the same time the Houston Rockets are at the opposite end of the standings, being 5th in the Western Conference with a positive record of 34 wins and 20 losses. They are on the positive end in their last 10 games as well – 6 wins and 4 defeats.
Far from surprising, James Harden is the player with the best ppg ratio at the Rockets – he has an average of 35.3 points per game, while Russel Westbrook follows with 27.2 ppg. He also has an average of 7.2 assists and 8 rebounds per game.
What happened in the last two meetings between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets? Both teams won at home. At this moment though the Rockets are favourites – they are 15-12 on the road, while the Warriors are pretty awful at home – 7-19. The Chase Center is far from being a fortress at the moment.
These are our nba picks today for the regular season fixture between Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets. The visitors are the better team at the moment, so let’s see if they can take what’s theirs.