Houston takes on Oklahoma City, aims for 6th straight road win

Wed, Mar 27, 2024
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Houston takes on Oklahoma City, aims for 6th straight road win

Houston Rockets (36-35, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (50-21, second in the Western Conference)

Oklahoma City; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Thunder -6; over/under is 230

BOTTOM LINE: Houston will try to keep its five-game road win streak alive when the Rockets play Oklahoma City.

The Thunder are 32-15 in Western Conference games. Oklahoma City scores 120.3 points while outscoring opponents by 7.4 points per game.

The Rockets are 24-19 in Western Conference play. Houston averages 114.2 points and has outscored opponents by 1.8 points per game.

The Thunder make 49.9% of their shots from the field this season, which is 4.0 percentage points higher than the Rockets have allowed to their opponents (45.9%). The Rockets are shooting 46.1% from the field, 0.5% higher than the 45.6% the Thunder's opponents have shot this season.

The two teams match up for the fourth time this season. The Thunder defeated the Rockets 112-95 in their last meeting on Feb. 28. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 31 points, and Alperen Sengun led the Rockets with 23 points.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 30.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 2.1 steals for the Thunder. Jalen Williams is averaging 18.5 points over the last 10 games.

Dillon Brooks is scoring 12.9 points per game and averaging 3.4 rebounds for the Rockets. Jalen Green is averaging 27.6 points and 5.8 rebounds over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 8-2, averaging 116.8 points, 43.2 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 8.6 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 49.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.5 points per game.

Rockets: 9-1, averaging 122.7 points, 44.3 rebounds, 26.4 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 49.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.8 points.

INJURIES: Thunder: None listed.

Rockets: Tari Eason: out for season (leg), Cam Whitmore: out (knee), Steven Adams: out for season (knee), Alperen Sengun: out (ankle).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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