Kings Vs Rockets: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 13, 2022

The Houston Rockets (12-31) face the Sacramento Kings (17-27) on January 14, 2022 at Golden 1 Center. The Kings (-5.5 on the spread, -210 to win) face the Rockets on Friday at 10:00 PM ET. This game has an over/under set at 239.5 points.

The betting facts in this article are based off odds valid as of January 14, 2022 at 10:03 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Kings Vs Rockets Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 14

Kings: Tristan Thompson: Out (Illness), Richaun Holmes: Out (Conditioning), Damian Jones: Out (Health Protocols), Robert Woodard II: Out (Health Protocols)

Rockets: John Wall: Out (Trade Pending)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Kings (-5.5)
Total Pick Under (239.5)

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.

Kings Vs Rockets Stat Rankings

Kings Avg. (Rank) Rockets Avg. (Rank)
109.3 (13th) Points Scored 107.9 (15th)
113.6 (28th) Points Allowed 116.6 (30th)
44.3 (18th) Rebounds 42.9 (28th)
10.4 (12th) Off. Rebounds 9.6 (23rd)
11.7 (19th) 3pt Made 13.1 (8th)
22.7 (21st) Assists 22.8 (19th)
13.5 (18th) Turnovers 16.4 (30th)

Kings Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 40 20.9 3.7 5.1 1.2 0.4 0.9
Harrison Barnes 39 16.3 6.1 2.3 0.7 0.2 2.1
Buddy Hield 44 15.3 3.8 2.0 0.9 0.3 3.5
Tyrese Haliburton 42 13.9 3.8 7.0 1.7 0.7 2.1
Richaun Holmes 27 12.6 8.7 1.3 0.3 1.0 0.1

Rockets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Christian Wood 40 17.2 10.0 2.1 0.7 0.9 1.6
Eric Gordon 36 14.8 1.7 3.4 0.6 0.4 2.4
Jalen Green 26 14.4 3.2 2.2 0.6 0.2 1.9
Jae’Sean Tate 41 12.4 5.7 3.1 0.9 0.7 0.8
Kevin Porter Jr. 27 12.4 4.4 5.6 1.2 0.3 1.9

Betting Trends

  • Sacramento’s record against the spread is 18-25-1.
  • The Kings have won twice ATS (2-0-1) as a 5.5-point favorite or more this season.
  • There have been 22 Sacramento games (out of 44) that went over the total this season.
  • Sacramento’s games have had more than 239.5 points scored on eight occasions this year.
  • Kings games this season have posted an average total of 223.8, which is 15.7 points fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Houston has covered the spread 18 times in 43 games.
  • As 5.5-point underdogs or more, the Rockets are 11-19-2 against the spread.
  • Houston has seen 25 of its 43 games hit the over.
  • So far this year, seven Houston games have featured over 239.5 points scored.
  • Rockets games average 221.5 total points, 18.0 fewer than the total for this matchup.
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