Service Play Spread
#80 ROI: 4.44%

JOSH NAGEL

HANDICAPPER

560 Picks R: W297 L258 P5
%W 0.53% | Streak 0
L10: W6 L4 P0
Houston @ Golden State
GOLDEN STATE -8 (-110)
Analysis

The Warriors have failed to cover four straight home games, but Thursday night's prime-time showdown with Houston provides a great opportunity to get on track. 

Sports Pick Spread
#161 ROI: -2.41%

DEREK HAYES

HANDICAPPER

102 Picks R: W51 L48 P3
%W 0.50% | Streak 0
L10: W5 L5 P0
Houston @ Golden State
GOLDEN STATE -8 (-110)
Service Play Spread
#236 ROI: -7.13%

MICAH ROBERTS

HANDICAPPER

1200 Picks R: W558 L606 P36
%W 0.47% | Streak 0
L10: W3 L7 P0
Houston @ Golden State
HOUSTON +8 (-110)
Analysis

The Rockets have won and covered their last five games and are 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11, most of which came without Chris Paul. The Rockets won 107-86 against the Warriors, who were without Steph Curry, in November. 

Service Play Spread
#187 ROI: -4.29%

Adam Thompson

Handicapper

687 Picks R: W342 L334 P11
%W 0.50% | Streak 2
L10: W5 L5 P0
Houston @ Golden State
HOUSTON +8 (-102)
Analysis

Chris Paul and Eric Gordon are out, but the "give the ball to Harden and get out of the way" offense has worked. Houston has won and covered in 10 of 11 overall. Houston's defense-first players will still be out there, and this is a Rockets team that gets up for the big games, 9-4 ATS against teams with above.-550 win percentages (compared to 7-11 ATS for Golden State). Houston can very much hang around and cover.

Service Play Spread
#203 ROI: -5.14%

Mike Barner

Handicapper

78 Picks R: W37 L38 P3
%W 0.47% | Streak 3
L10: W6 L3 P1
Houston @ Golden State
HOUSTON +8 (-102)
Analysis

This is a pretty big spread considering the Rockets have won 10 of their last 11 games. They aren’t just beating bad teams, either, since they defeated the Celtics, Thunder and Blazers during that stretch. They might not win this game on the road without Chris Paul (hamstring) and Eric Gordon (knee), but I don't think this turns into a blowout, so I’ll take the points.

Sports Pick Spread
#60 ROI: 8.59%

XS SPORTS

Handicapper

304 Picks R: W165 L133 P6
%W 0.54% | Streak 0
L10: W4 L6 P0
Houston @ Golden State
HOUSTON +8.5 (-106)
Analysis

Houston +8.5 (10:30pm)

Sports Pick Spread
#90 ROI: 3.22%

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Capper Gracenote

9685 Picks R: W5341 L4227 P117
%W 0.55% | Streak 3
L10: W6 L3 P1
Houston @ Golden State
HOUSTON +8.5 (-105)
Sports Pick Money Line
#90 ROI: 3.22%

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9685 Picks R: W5341 L4227 P117
%W 0.55% | Streak 3
L10: W6 L3 P1
Houston @ Golden State
GOLDEN STATE (-256)
Sports Pick Over Under
#87 ROI: 3.59%

JOHN MARTIN

HANDICAPPER

442 Picks R: W230 L204 P8
%W 0.52% | Streak 2
L10: W5 L5 P0
Houston @ Golden State
UNDER 225 (-110)
Analysis

The Rockets and Warriors played in the Western Conference Finals last year and went seven games.  And they’ve already met once this season with the Rockets beating the Warriors 107-86.  Each of the last six meetings in this series have seen 211 or fewer combined points. 

Sports Pick Over Under
#118 ROI: 0.79%

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Handicapper

611 Picks R: W315 L282 P14
%W 0.52% | Streak 0
L10: W5 L5 P0
Houston @ Golden State
OVER 225 (-110)
Sports Pick Over Under
#90 ROI: 3.22%

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9685 Picks R: W5341 L4227 P117
%W 0.55% | Streak 3
L10: W6 L3 P1
Houston @ Golden State
OVER 225.5 (-109)

Houston Rockets last injuries

Brandon Knight

Knee
Out Sat | out

Knight has been held out of the past three games with left knee soreness and will not return Saturday against the Lakers.

Clint Capela

Thumb
Late Feb | out

Capela had surgery to repair the ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.

James Ennis III

Calf
Prob Sat | probable

Ennis III sat out the previous game due to a lacerated left calf but it is expected he will suit up against the Lakers on Saturday.

Eric Gordon

Knee
Prob Sat | probable

Gordon was lifted from the last game due to a sore knee but it is not expected to impede his status for Saturday's contest against the Lakers.

Eric Gordon

Knee
Ques Wed | questionable

Gordon has been held out of action with soreness in his right knee and it is unclear if he will be available for Wednesday's contest versus the Nets.

Nene

Rest
Out Sun | out

Nene will receive a day of rest and will not be available against the Magic on Sunday.

Chris Paul

Hamstring
Late Jan | out

Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.

Austin Rivers

Neck
Prob Sat | probable

Rivers sustained a neck injury last game but is expected to be available for Saturday's contest versus the Trail Blazers.

Golden State Warriors last injuries

DeMarcus Cousins

Achilles
Prob Fri | probable

Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He is expected to make his season debut Friday against the Clippers.

Draymond Green

Knee
Prob Tues | probable

Green hurt his knee in the last game but will likely be okay to play Tuesday against the Nuggets.

Shaun Livingston

Knee
Prob Fri | probable

Livingston was held out of the last game with a sore left knee but it is likely he will suit up against the Bulls on Friday.