By: Alex Smart     Date: Nov 26, 2018
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Free Sports Game Preview and Prediction: Houston Rockets vs. Washington Wizards
Monday, November 26, 2018 7:00 PM
Play: Point Spread: -2.5/-103 Houston Rockets
The Rockets after winning 5 straight games have suffered back to back losses in the first 2 games of their current 3 game road trip. The finale of those 3 away games comes tonight vs a very inconsistent Washington Wizards team, and gives the Rockets a solid chance at getting back into the win column and more importantly as far as we are concerned a cover . Houston owns a - 0.17 ranking 16th in the league while Washington has recorded a -4.07 SRS which ranks 25th in the NBA. Thus opening line of -3.5 according to my numbers is more accurate , which gives us value laying 2.5 points here. SRS : Simple Rating System; a rating that takes into account average point differential and strength of schedule. The rating is denominated in points above/below average, where zero is average. HC D'Antoni is 14-4 ATS in road games vs. poor rebounding teams - outrebounded by opponents by 3+ per game as the coach of HOUSTON. NBA team (HOUSTON) - in non-conference games, off 2 or more consecutive road losses are 237-167 ATS L/5 seasons for a 59% conversion rate for bettors on the blind. Play on the Houston Rockets to cover

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