Houston Rockets Betting

The future of the Houston Rockets betting for the 2018 & 2019 seasons put as the second favorite team to become victorious in their Conference.

As James Harden currently has another MVP caliber season, they are the only number one threat to the Warriors.

Betting on the Rockets is usually a good move given their strong offensive potential.

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Best Houston Rockets Betting Predictions

The Rockets have big expectations as they prepare to contend against the best players in the west. When James Harden joined the team back in 2012, he changed the entire team to more of a scoring franchise. During the last season, they added Chris Paul, and after that, they became one of the smartest teams.

For sure, their offense is capable of destroying any point spread set by bookies this season. Therefore, the smartest thing you can do is bet against the spread and stay ahead of the game.

When it comes to Prop Bets, James Harden is the best for picks bet. He is the current MVP for NBA and is still going strong in the current season. Harden is a great player and can score a basket from anywhere in the court.

As we speak, they get an average of 113.1 points in each game and sometimes allow just a bit over 110PPG. This means that whenever they are in the court, a win is almost always expected.

Many basketball betting apps have in turn adapted to their winning streak and sometimes over-inflate the total. Thus, they are over/under predictions that can count here for money-spinning payouts.

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History of the Rockets

From their date of launch back in the 60s, the team was based in San Diego. After finally settling in Houston, in 1971 to ‘76, Murphy and Rudy T revamped the team, and they started selling out several home games in Houston.

In 1984 -1987, Hakeem Olajuwon and Sampson joined the team, and they gained even more popularity after bagging the Midwest title with a 51-31 record.

Between 1987 to 1992, Don Chaney was appointed as coach and later on he was named the Coach of the year after leading them to a 52-30 record.

Interesting enough, they earned this prestigious achievement despite Olujawon’s absence. From 1993 to 1995, they were their best years yet.

They broke several consecutive records that no NBA team has ever broken till today.

Date of Creation

The team was founded in 1967 by Bob Breitbard as San Diego Rockets; an expansion team that was initially based in San Diego.

Best Seasons Yet

Of all the champions in the NBA history, 1994-’95 Houston Rockets were the only ones to claim the title through the 6th seed.

They beat the following teams successively in this order; Utah Jazz: 60 wins, Phoenix Suns: 59 wins, San Antonio Spurs: 62 wins and Orlando Magic: 57 wins.

No championship in the history of the NBA has defeated four teams with that collective win total as they did in their 1995 championship match.

Most Famous Players

The following are the NBA’s greatest players that have ever played in the Rockets team

  • Hakeem Olajuwon
  • James Harden
  • Yao Ming
  • Clyde Drexler
  • Charles Barkley
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