Free NBA Picks Today: San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets 3/4/23

Free NBA Picks Today: San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets 3/4/23
Sat 4th March 2023

The Houston Rockets (13-49, 5-27 Away) will be looking to halt their losing streak when they head to face the San Antonio Spurs (16-47, 10-21 Home) on Saturday. Houston lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 113-99 at Toyota Center on Wednesday, their 11th consecutive loss.

Jalen Green was the scoring leader in the loss with 20 points. KJ Martin was another key contributor with 19 points. The Rockets are 15th in the Western Conference. San Antonio found victory on Thursday at AT&T Center, beating the Indiana Pacers 110-99. Jeremy Sochan had 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead the team. The Spurs are 14th in the Western Conference.

The teams are meeting for the final time this season. San Antonio will be seeking a season sweep against Houston after triumphing in both of their prior games, the last of which was a 124-105 victory at Toyota Center in December 2022, their fifth straight head-to-head victory. Devin Vassell led the Spurs with 26 points.

Alperen Sengun had 22 points and three assists in the losing effort. The Rockets have been led this season by Green, who is averaging 21.7 points per game. Meanwhile, Sengun is contributing 8.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.

Keldon Johnson’s 21.8 points per game have powered the Spurs on offense. Jakob Poeltl is collecting 9.0 rebounds per game, and Tre Jones is doling out 6.2 assists. The Spurs have had success in the Rockets’ last 10 trips to AT&T Center, winning six.

Houston is looking to avoid a seventh consecutive road defeat this season.Houston is 0-10 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -17.9 (109.0-126.9).

For the season, the Rockets are averaging 109.5 points per game, compared to 118.5 for opponents. San Antonio has a 2-8 record over the last 10, allowing 119.3 points per game on average while scoring only 108.8 (-10.5 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Tari Eason: 21.0 | 15.6 | +5.4
Kevin Porter Jr.: 18.0 | 30.0 | -12.0
Points per game:
Kevin Porter Jr.: 11.0 | 19.0 | -8.0
Rebounds per game:
Tari Eason: 7.6 | 5.7 | +1.9
Assists per game:
Alperen Sengun: 5.6 | 3.9 | +1.7
Kevin Porter Jr.: 2.0 | 5.5 | -3.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jeremy Sochan: 26.5 | 18.2 | +8.3
Tre Jones: 11.0 | 22.4 | -11.4
Points per game:
Jeremy Sochan: 15.8 | 10.5 | +5.2
Tre Jones: 2.0 | 12.5 | -10.5
Rebounds per game:
Jeremy Sochan: 7.5 | 5.1 | +2.4
Assists per game:
Devin Vassell: 2.0 | 3.5 | -1.5

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Houston Rockets (-115)

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