Suns vs. Rockets Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Saturday, Mar 2

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) blows a kiss to the crowd after scoring during the third quarter against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center.
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The Suns and Houston Rockets will matchup on Saturday, Mar 2. Tip-off for the game is 9:00 ET and will be shown on AZFa. Phoenix is favored by 9.5 points in this game, and the total is 233.5. Who do we think will come out on top? Keep reading for our top Suns vs. Rockets predictions.

Suns vs. Rockets Odds

  • Spread: Suns -9.5
  • Total 233.5

Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, Mar 2
  • Time: 9:00 ET
  • Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix AZ
  • TV: AZFa

Rockets Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Rockets have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games away from home, the Rockets have a straight up record of 1-9 while going 4-6 vs. the spread. The team averaged 109 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Rockets have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 2-3.

Suns Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Suns have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last three home games, Phoenix has an ATS record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 111 points per game.
  • As the betting favorite, the Suns have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 4-1.

Will the Rockets Find a Way to Win in Phoenix?

Today, the Rockets will look to snap a three-game losing streak as they take on the Suns. In their last game, the Rockets lost to the Suns by a score of 110-105.

As the underdog, the Rockets have gone 11-29 straight-up this season and 18-21 against the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 10-18.

Houston’s O/U record for the season is 26-33, and the under has hit in their last four games. This year, 47 of their games have had lower O/U lines than today’s line of 233.5.

The Rockets’ average scoring differential on the road is -6.6 points per game. Their road record is 5-24, compared to 20-10 at home.

In the Western Conference standings, the Rockets are currently in 12th place with a record of 25-34. Against Western Conference opponents, they are 17-18 and 7-5 against teams in their division.

In their 110-105 loss to the Suns, the Rockets covered the spread as 8.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 231 points.

Heading into tonight’s game against the Suns, the Rockets are 21st in the NBA in scoring at 112.7 points per game. However, they have been better offensively at home, averaging 115.0 points compared to 110.3 on the road.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Houston is 20th in the league with an average of 12.1 made threes per game. Overall, they are shooting 34% from beyond the arc.

In terms of pace, the Rockets are 13th in the NBA at 99.5 possessions per game. So far this season, they have outscored the league average in just 35.6% of their games.

So far, the Rockets’ defense is ranked 11th in the league at 113.1 points per contest. Most recently, the Rockets’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 110 points to the Suns.

Can Phoenix Live Up to the Hype at Home?

The Suns have won two straight games as the favorite and are favored by 9.5 points today. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +5.3 points per game.

In their last game against the Rockets, the Suns won by a score of 110-105. The O/U line for that game was 231 points, and the Suns were favored by 8.5 points.

Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is 27-32, and the under has hit in their last five games. This year, their games have averaged 231.7 points.

In Western Conference play, the Suns are 21-17 and are currently 5th in the West. Against other teams in the Pacific Division, they are 7-8.

On the season, the Suns are 35-24 and have won nine straight games at home. Against the spread, they are 12-18 at home and 24-34 overall. The team’s ATS record as the favorite is 18-26.

In their games this season, the Suns have an average over/under line of 232.9 points. Today’s line is set at 233.5, and the team’s O/U record for the season is 27-32.

The Suns are one of the top offensive teams in the league, ranking 11th in scoring at 117.4 points per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 117.5 points per game.

Phoenix has been efficient on offense, ranking 4th in field goal percentage at 49%. They are also one of the top free-throw shooting teams in the league, leading the NBA in free-throw attempts and ranking 2nd in makes.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Suns are 22nd in made threes per game but have a solid three-point percentage of 37%. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 54.2% of their games.

Coming into today’s game, the Suns’ defense is giving up an average of 114.3 points per contest. The Suns defense is coming off a game in which they held the Rockets offense to just 40.4% shooting. Overall, they gave up 105 points to Houston.

Suns vs. Rockets Player Props

A player prop we are looking at is Devin Booker and his points prop of 26.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -121 while the under is at -113. Considering his prop is set at 26.5, our model recommends taking the over, as we expect him to finish with 28. We anticipate him shooting 52.6% from the field and making two threes.

  • The Prop: Devin Booker Over 26.5 Points (-121)

Suns vs. Rockets Predictions

The Suns is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 141-117. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Suns at -9.5.

As for the over/under, the line is currently at 233.5, and our model projects the Rockets and Suns to reach a combined total of 258 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

The Pick: Suns -9.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook