Rockets vs. Wizards Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | March 19

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

In a contest featuring one of the struggling squads in the NBA, the Washington Wizards (11-57) play the Houston Rockets (32-35) at Capital One Arena on March 19, 2024. The Wizards have lost four in a row and are 2-8 in their past 10 games. They enter this matchup as underdogs by 10.5 points. The matchup has a point total of 227.

If you are aiming to gain an edge on Tuesday’s game, find out the best bets available for this matchup, in this article (based on our computer predictions).

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Spread: Wizards (+10.5) to Cover

  • The model and DraftKings both have the Rockets taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (9.7 points). Lean towards taking the Wizards.
  • Washington is 30-37-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Wizards have an ATS record of 14-12 when playing as at least 10.5-point underdogs this season.
  • So far this season, Houston has put together a 36-29-2 record against the spread.

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Total: Over 227

  • The model predicts a total 4.8 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.
  • A total of 30 times so far this year, Houston and its opponent have combined to score more than 227 points.
  • Washington’s games have finished with over 227 points scored 45 times this year.
  • Rockets games have gone over the point total 30 out of 67 times this season.
  • A total of 34 Wizards games this year have gone over the point total.

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Moneyline Winner: Rockets (-550)

  • Prediction: Rockets 121, Wizards 111
  • This season, Houston has won 18 out of the 23 games, or 78.3%, in which it has been favored.
  • Washington has won in 10, or 15.9%, of the 63 contests it has been named as the odds-on underdog this year.

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Fred VanVleet Points Prop: Over 19.5

  • Fred VanVleet averages 16.9 points, 8.2 assists and 3.8 boards per contest.
  • The 19.5-point total set for VanVleet on Tuesday is 2.6 more points than his season scoring average.
  • VanVleet has gone up against a points prop bet in 63 games this season, and he’s exceeded the total 30 times.
  • The Wizards are 16th in the league in points scored (113.8 per game) and worst in points conceded (124.0).

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