Wizards vs Rockets Game Breakdown & Projections – Thu, Mar 14th 2024

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Washington Wizards

Wizards

11W-54L

Washington Wizards

March 14, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 226.0 o/u

Rockets

30W-35L

Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets

Hold on to your broomsticks, sports fans, because tonight’s NBA showdown is nothing short of magical. The Washington Wizards, who’ve been casting more curses than spells with their 11W-54L record, are flying their carpet all the way to the Toyota Center to face the Houston Rockets, who’ve been blasting off more often than not with a 30W-35L record. It’s an 08:00PM EST tipoff, so make sure you’ve got your wands and rocket fuel ready. The Wizards are trailing a whopping 26.5 games in the Eastern conference, while the Rockets are just 9.0 games back in the West. The bookies have set the over/under at 226.0, with the Wizards at 8.0 and the Rockets at -8.0. The Rockets are fresh off a tie-breaker win against SAS, while the Wizards are still nursing a close loss to MEM. Tonight, it’s all about who can conjure up the most magic or blast off the highest. So, whether you’re a wizard in the East or a rocket in the West, get ready for a game that promises to be a spellbinding launch!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 14, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: Toyota Center, Houston

Vegas Odds

WAS ML HOU ML Over/Under Line
Open +270 -340 225.5 8.0/-8.0
Recent +145 -190 226.0 7.5/-7.5
Difference -125 +150 +0.5

Team Performance

was Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
AWAY
7W-27L

40.8% Win Probability

hou Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
20W-11L

59.2% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
04/09/23 Houston Rockets HOU 31 24 32 27 114 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 39 28 18 24 109
01/25/23 Washington Wizards WAS 25 18 28 37 108 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 30 28 23 22 103
03/21/22 Washington Wizards WAS 39 24 20 14 97 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 26 25 29 35 115
01/05/22 Houston Rockets HOU 29 25 32 28 114 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 26 29 28 28 111

Wizards Vs Over/Under

Rockets Vs Over/Under

Wizards Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/12 vs MEM 97-94W 28 26 13 78
03/10 vs MIA 110-108W 40 35 15 81
03/08 @ CHA 112-100W 54 25 11 89
03/06 @ ORL 109-119L 35 26 9 88
03/04 vs UTA 115-127L 43 26 15 94
03/01 vs LAC 115-140L 39 29 9 98
02/29 vs LAL 131-134L 45 35 15 102
02/27 @ GSW 112-125L 41 34 20 94
02/25 @ CLE 105-114L 40 29 9 93
02/23 vs OKL 106-147L 43 20 14 106

Rockets Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/12 vs SAS 103-103L 36 21 12 80
03/10 vs SAC 112-104W 42 23 12 85
03/08 vs POR 123-107W 47 33 7 94
03/06 @ LAC 116-122L 38 33 8 94
03/05 @ SAS 114-101W 51 23 5 107
03/02 vs PHX 118-109W 49 27 12 98
02/29 vs PHX 105-111L 58 14 12 99
02/27 vs OKL 95-112L 46 22 15 96
02/25 @ OKL 110-123L 50 18 18 93
02/23 @ PHX 114-110W 54 25 14 93

Starting Lineups

Wizards Notable Injuries

  • Marvin Bagley III (C): Avg: 11.4pts, 6.1reb, 1.2ast, 20.8 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 4.7
  • Landry Shamet (PG/SG): Avg: 7.1pts, 1.3reb, 1.2ast, 15.7 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 1.6
  • Justin Champagnie (SG): Avg: 3.7pts, 0.3reb, 0.3ast, 5.5 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Jules Bernard (SF): Avg: 1.4pts, 0.8reb, 0.6ast, 4.5 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.8

Rockets Notable Injuries

  • Alperen Sengun (C): Avg: 21.0pts, 9.4reb, 5.0ast, 32.4 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 7.4
  • Cam Whitmore (SG/SF): Avg: 12.1pts, 3.9reb, 0.5ast, 17.8 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 3.5
  • Nate Williams (PG): Avg: 2.8pts, 1.1reb, 0.5ast, 6.8 minutes. Last game: 03/08/24. Impact: 1.0

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Wizards Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #20 #25 #24 #23 7.6%
PF #29 #26 #24 #29 15.2%
PG #18 #22 #12 #24 7.3%
SF #28 #12 #27 #27 10.7%
SG #16 #30 #26 #28 7.8%

Rockets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #26 #29 #28 #29 16.8%
PF #11 #21 #2 #8 -6.1%
PG #23 #25 #16 #27 12.5%
SF #24 #28 #28 #29 15.2%
SG #11 #23 #2 #8 -5.6%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
112.3
110.7
Rebounds per Game
40.8
47.6
Assists per Game
29.2
23.8
Steals per Game
7.1
8.8
Blocks per Game
4.1
5.0
Shots per Game
93.4
93.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.4
12.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
51.8
49.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
35.4
33.6
Turnovers per Game
13.6
12.2
Fouls per Game
17.9
19.8

Recent Trends

  • Dillon Brooks (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 30.2% to 25.0, 35.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Richaun Holmes (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 112.3% to 23.4, 11.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Livers (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 45.2% to 16.2, 29.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Landry Shamet (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 38.1% to 13.6, 22.0 min average previous 3 games.
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