Rockets vs. Wizards: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

The Houston Rockets (32-35) are 10-point favorites against the Washington Wizards (11-57) on March 19, 2024 at Capital One Arena. The Wizards are struggling right now, having lost four in a row and going 2-8 during their past 10 games. The over/under is set as 227 points for the contest.

Click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Rockets vs. Wizards Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Rockets -10 227

Not yet a DraftKings Sportsbook user? Sign up using our link and get a $50 bonus bet when you deposit, plus a deposit bonus!

Injury Report as of March 19

Rockets: Alperen Sengun: Out (Ankle), Cam Whitmore: Out (Knee), Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Tari Eason: Out (Leg)

Wizards: Isaiah Livers: Out (Hip), Marvin Bagley: Out (Back), Marvin Bagley: Out (Back), Tyus Jones: Out (Back), Tristan Vukcevic: Out (Not With Team), Deni Avdija: Out (Knee), Bilal Coulibaly: Out (Wrist), Kyle Kuzma: Questionable (Shoulder), Landry Shamet: Out (Calf)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Wizards (+10)
Total Pick Over (227)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Rockets vs. Wizards Stat Rankings

Rockets Avg. (Rank) Wizards Avg. (Rank)
113.2 (20th) Points Scored 113.8 (16th)
112.5 (11th) Points Allowed 124.0 (30th)
45.9 (4th) Rebounds 40.5 (30th)
11.3 (7th) Off. Rebounds 9.2 (27th)
12.2 (18th) 3pt Made 12.2 (18th)
24.7 (25th) Assists 28.1 (8th)
12.4 (11th) Turnovers 13.5 (21st)

Best Betting Site for Rockets vs. Wizards

Ready to put your picks to the test for this matchup? Check out DraftKings Sportsbook and sign up using our link for the best first-time depositor bonus!

Rockets Key Players

Jalen Green 67 18.7 4.9 3.4 0.7 0.3 2.2
Fred VanVleet 60 16.9 3.8 8.2 1.2 0.8 3
Jabari Smith Jr. 62 13.5 8.5 1.5 0.8 0.8 1.7
Dillon Brooks 58 12.9 3.5 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.9
Amen Thompson 48 8.3 5.8 2.3 1.2 0.6 0.2

Wizards Key Players

Kyle Kuzma 65 22.4 6.5 4.2 0.5 0.7 2.2
Jordan Poole 66 16.7 2.5 3.9 1.1 0.4 2.2
Corey Kispert 66 12.4 2.6 1.7 0.5 0.2 2.1
Richaun Holmes 12 6.2 3.9 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.1
Justin Champagnie 6 6 2.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 1

Betting Trends

  • The Rockets have 36 wins in 67 games against the spread this season.
  • Houston has one win ATS (1-1) as a 10-point favorite or greater this year.
  • The Rockets have played 67 games this season, and 30 of them have gone over the total.
  • Houston and its opponent have broken the 227-point mark 30 times this year.
  • The over/under in this game is 227 points, 1.3 higher than the average total in Rockets games this season.
  • The Wizards’ record against the spread is 30-37-1.
  • Washington has an ATS record of 15-13 as a 10-point underdog or more.
  • Out of 68 Wizards games so far this season, 34 have gone over the total.
  • So far this season, 45 Washington’s games have featured more than 227 points scored.
  • This season, Wizards games have resulted in an average scoring total of 237.8, which is 10.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

Not all sportsbook offers available in all areas and are subject to change, check sportsbooks for details on available offers in your area. Must be 21+ to gamble, please gamble responsibly. Call or chat with 1-800-GAMBLER if you or someone you know has a gambling problem.

PlayPicks Staff Avatar
Written by
PlayPicks Staff

PlayPicks staff has years of sports betting and DFS knowledge and we share all of that with you for free daily.

View all posts by PlayPicks Staff
Privacy Policy