Best Kevin Durant Prop Bets vs. Houston Rockets – Friday, February 23

Phoenix Suns forward Kevin Durant (35) in the second half against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
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For each game of the NBA season, we provide the best Kevin Durant prop bets. Durant’s next game is Friday, February 23 against the Houston Rockets.

Best Kevin Durant Player Props Bets vs. the Houston Rockets

As the Phoenix Suns prepare to face off against the Houston Rockets, all eyes are on Kevin Durant, who has been a pivotal force for the Suns. Despite the team’s recent loss to the Mavericks, Durant’s performance remains a key factor in Phoenix’s pursuit of a playoff spot. With Bradley Beal’s status uncertain, Durant’s role is even more critical, and his ability to influence the game on both ends of the floor will be vital against a Rockets team that has struggled defensively.

Kevin Durant Over 4.5 Assists (-145)

Kevin Durant’s playmaking abilities have been on display this season, with a season average of 5.57 assists per game, which is well above the line set at 4.5 assists. His performance in the last 10 games shows a consistent trend, with an average of 5.2 assists, indicating that he’s been actively involved in creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. Moreover, the Rockets’ defensive struggles could open up more assist opportunities for Durant, as Houston has been known to give up significant points in the paint, which Durant can exploit with his sharp passing to set up easy baskets for his teammates.

Additionally, the narrative surrounding the Suns’ need to secure wins against lower-seeded teams like the Rockets adds pressure for Durant to step up as a facilitator, especially if Beal is out or limited. Durant’s ability to read the game and make decisive plays will be crucial, and given his recent form and the Rockets’ defensive woes, it’s reasonable to expect him to exceed the assists line. The projection aligns with this assessment, suggesting that taking the over on Durant’s assists is a solid bet.

Kevin Durant Over 12.5 Rebounds & Assists (-115)

Durant’s all-around game is highlighted by his contributions in both rebounding and assisting, making the combined prop of rebounds & assists particularly attractive. With a line set at 12.5, Durant’s season mean of 12.18 and recent performances suggest he’s capable of surpassing this total. In the last 10 games, Durant has averaged 12.8 combined rebounds and assists, showing his consistent involvement in the Suns’ play on both ends of the court. The Rockets’ playing style, which often leads to a fast-paced game with plenty of shot attempts, could result in more rebounding opportunities for Durant, while his playmaking skills should continue to shine against Houston’s defense.

The statistical research indicates that Durant has hit the over on this combined prop 60% of the time in the last 5 games, with an average of 13.2. This trend, coupled with the Rockets’ tendency to allow opponents to rack up stats, provides a strong case for expecting Durant to exceed the line once again. His role as a leader on the Suns, especially in a game that could impact playoff positioning, underscores the likelihood of an over performance for rebounds & assists.

All Kevin Durant Player Prop Picks for Friday, Feb 23

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection Our Pick
Kevin Durant Points 27.5 5/10 -135 +105 26.5 26.16 Under
Kevin Durant Rebounds 7.5 6/10 +105 -135 7.6 7.63 Under
Kevin Durant Assists 4.5 6/10 -145 +114 5.2 5.20 Over
Kevin Durant Three Pointers 2.5 2/10 +140 -180 2.2 2.13 Under
Kevin Durant Points, Rebounds & Assists 40.5 5/10 -125 -105 39.3 38.94 Under
Kevin Durant Points & Rebounds 35.5 5/10 -105 -125 34.1 33.82 Under
Kevin Durant Points & Assists 32.5 3/10 -135 +105 31.7 31.27 Under
Kevin Durant Rebounds & Assists 12.5 6/10 -115 -115 12.8 12.80 Over
Kevin Durant NaN 2.5 7/10 +100 -130 2.8 2.95 Over
Kevin Durant NaN 3.5 5/10 -125 -105 3.6 3.66 Under
Kevin Durant NaN 1.5 6/10 +140 -180 1.5 1.60 Under
Kevin Durant NaN 1.5 3/10 +175 -230 1.3 1.20 Under

Kevin Durant Stats for the 2023/24 NBA Season

  • Points Per Game
    • Season: 28.08
    • Away: 27.28
    • vs. Houston Rockets: 27.0
  • Rebounds Per Game
    • Season: 6.61
    • Away: 6.96
    • vs. Houston Rockets: 10.0
  • Assists Per Game
    • Season: 5.57
    • Away: 5.64
    • vs. Houston Rockets: 16.0

Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Feb. 23
  • Time: 08:00 PM
  • Location: Toyota Center – Houston, TX
  • TV: Space City Home Network