James Harden and the Houston Rockets (43-25) will look to fend off De’Aaron Fox’s Sacramento Kings (29-40) on August 9, 2020. The Rockets are a 5-point favorite (per DraftKings).

The betting insights in this article reflect data as of August 9, 2020, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Rockets vs Kings Betting Odds

Injury Report as of August 9

Rockets: Thabo Sefolosha: Out (Undisclosed), David Nwaba: Out For Season (Achilles), Russell Westbrook III: Out (Quad), Eric Gordon Jr.: Out (Ankle), Bruno Caboclo: Out (Ankle)
Kings: Richaun Holmes: Out (Hip), Marvin Bagley III: Out For Season (Foot), Kent Bazemore Jr.: Day To Day (Calf Soreness)

Head to Head

Houston and Sacramento have split their games 1-1 this year. Neither team claims an advantage against the spread in head-to-head matchups, with the series tied at 1-1 ATS.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/23/2019 Rockets Kings -6 230 -244 195 113-104 HOU*
12/9/2019 Rockets Rockets -12 225.5 -839 592 119-118 SAC*
  • 12/23/2019 DNP – Rockets: Eric Gordon; Kings: Bogdan Bogdanovic
  • 12/9/2019 DNP – Rockets: Eric Gordon; Kings: De’Aaron Fox, Marvin Bagley III

Rockets Betting Information

  • Houston routinely does not hit the over, only breaking the points total in 26 of 68 games (38.2%).
  • Houston holds a losing record against the spread this season, going 32-35-1 ATS.
  • When they play as 5-point favorites, the Rockets have a record ATS of 19-23.

Kings Betting Information

  • Sacramento hit the over in a majority of its outings this season: 34 of 69 games (49.3%).
  • Sacramento has a winning record (35-30-2) against the spread this season.
  • The Kings are 12-101 against the spread this season when they’re at least 5-point underdogs.

Rockets Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Harden 65 34.3 6.4 7.5 1.8 0.9 4.4
Russell Westbrook 56 27.4 8.0 7.1 1.6 0.4 0.9
Eric Gordon 34 14.5 1.9 1.5 0.6 0.4 2.7
Robert Covington 66 12.7 6.5 1.2 1.6 1.3 2.4
Danuel House 62 10.6 4.2 1.3 1.1 0.5 2.1

Kings Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 50 21.0 3.9 6.8 1.4 0.5 1.1
Buddy Hield 69 19.2 4.6 3.0 0.9 0.2 3.7
Bogdan Bogdanovic 58 15.0 3.3 3.2 1.0 0.2 2.7
Harrison Barnes 69 14.6 4.8 2.3 0.6 0.1 1.4
Jabari Parker 35 13.9 5.7 1.7 1.2 0.4 0.9

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