Two Western conference contenders collide from the NBA on Tuesday night March 11th as the Houston Rockets will visit the Oklahoma City Thunder. This pro basketball game will get started from Oklahoma City at 8PM Eastern Time and NBA TV will provide the coast to coast broadcast. Check out the NBA wagering odds listed at Top Bet sportsbook.
The NBA wagering odds from this game has the home club Oklahoma City Thunder the -4 point betting favorite with an over under line set at 217 points. Those who bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder on the money line will lay -170 odds with the return on the Houston Rockets at +150 odds on the money line.
The standings in the Western conference have tightened up in recent days. The San Antonio Spurs now occupies the top seed out west as they hold a ½ game lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder with the Houston Rockets just 2 ½ games behind the Spurs. The Rockets are a hot team as the club has won five straight and seven of their past eight games. As a result they have gained 2 games in the Western conference race as they were 4 ½ games back last week. The offense for the Rockets is clicking at a high level. The team is averaging 111 points per game over their past five games winning all contests. Houston is a rested team having lost played at home to Portland on Sunday. The Rockets have played two straight home games so fatigue will be no factor in this meeting. The Thunder has struggled as they have lost two straight and five of their past eight games. The issue for OKC has been their play on the defensive end of the court. The team has surrendered over 100 points in two straight and seven of their past nine games. They lose on Sunday to the LA Lakers as the team gave up 114 points to a team of no name talent headed to the lottery. Prior to that loss the Thunder gave up 128 points to Phoenix on Thursday in a six point defeat. Injuries to Thabo Sefolosh and Kendrick Perkins have impacted the Thunder. Their low post defense has suffered with those two major players missing.
With our NBA Pro Basketball pick for Tuesday we will play on the Houston Rockets +4 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the best online sportsbooks.