The Houston Rockets are trying to hold on to the top seed in the Western Conference, while the Oklahoma City Thunder are just aiming to stay in the top eight. The two teams meet in Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Tip-off is at 8 PM ET.
The Rockets are 49-13 SU (32-29-1 ATS) after a 123-120 win over the Boston Celtics at home Saturday night. James Harden led the way with 26 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds and five steals, while Eric Gordon added 29 points off the bench for Houston. The Rockets have now won 15 games in a row as they try to stay in front of Golden State for the No. 1 seed in the West. This game kicks off a four-game road trip for Houston.
The Thunder, meanwhile, are 37-28 SU (26-39 ATS) after a 108-100 loss in Portland on Saturday. Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Paul George chipped in with 21 points and seven rebounds, although he missed all seven of his three-point attempts. The Thunder will be starting a four-game homestand here.
The Rockets are 7-3 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10 meetings with the Thunder, who won 112-107 at home over Houston on Christmas Day. Six of those games have gone under the posted total.