Phoenix Suns at Houston Rockets 3/16/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/16/2022 at 9:45 AM ET

The Phoenix Suns complete a back-to-back on Wednesday when visiting the Houston Rockets after playing on the road Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Phoenix is first in the Pacific Division at 54-14 and 7 ½ games ahead of the second place Golden State Warriors. Phoenix defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 140-111 on Sunday. Devin Booker was the leading scorer for Phoenix with 30 points.

Devin Booker is leading Phoenix in scoring and assists with averages of 25.6 points and 4.9 assists per game, while Deandre Ayton is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 16.9 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. With Chris Paul out injured, the third-leading scorer is Mikal Bridges with an average of 13.7 points per game. As a team, Phoenix is scoring an average of 114.0 points per game.

Houston looks to snap a two-game losing streak when hosting Phoenix on Wednesday. The Rockets are last in the Southwest Division at 17-51 and 29 ½ games behind the first-place Memphis Grizzlies. The Rockets were defeated by the New Orleans Pelicans 130-105 on Sunday. Jalen Green was the leading scorer for Houston with 17 points. The Rockets turned the ball over 25 times to only 11 by New Orleans.

Christian Wood is the leading scorer and rebounder for Houston with averages of 17.7 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, while Kevin Porter is the leader in assists with an average of 6.0 assists per game. Jalen Green is the second leading scorer with an average of 15.6 points per game and is one of six players averaging double-figures in scoring for Houston. As a team, the Rockets are scoring an average of 108.9 points per game.

Phoenix has not covered the number well of late at 4-8, but is coming off of a 29-point victory over the Lakers, prior to playing New Orleans in the first half of a back-to-back on Tuesday. Phoenix continues to play without its star point guard Chris Paul but Deandre Ayton is back and the Suns are 2-0-1 ATS over the last three. Houston has failed to cover the nut in 15 of its last 21, Final Score Prediction, Phoenix Suns win and cover ATS 121-102.

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