Warriors vs. Rockets NBA Preview (4/4/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 4, 2024 - Last Updated on April 9, 2024
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The Golden State Warriors are set to play against the Houston Rockets on Thursday, April 4. The game is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and will be broadcast on NBCS. This Western Conference matchup features a point spread of 3.5 and an over/under of 228, with betting odds favoring the Warriors at -167 and the Rockets at +138.

Warriors vs. Rockets pregame odds for Thursday night

Pregame NBA betting odds for the upcoming NBA match between the Rockets and the Warriors show a tight contest. DraftKings lists the Warriors at -166 odds on the moneyline and a point spread of -4.0, with an over/under of 228. FanDuel offers similar odds, with slight variations in moneyline and point spread payouts. Massachusetts sportsbook lines indicate a closely matched game that could go either way, making it an intriguing option for NBA betting enthusiasts.

  • DraftKings: Warriors -4, over/under 228
  • FanDuel: Warriors -3.5, over/under 228
  • Caesars: Warriors -4, over/under 228
  • BetMGM: Warriors -4.5, over/under 228.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Magic vs Pelicans. 

Warriors vs. Rockets projected starting lineups (4/4/24)

Rockets starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Fred VanVleet
  • SG: Jalen Green
  • SF: Dillon Brooks
  • PF: Jabari Smith Jr.
  • C: Jock Landale

Warriors starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Stephen Curry
  • SG: Brandin Podziemski
  • SF: Andrew Wiggins
  • PF: Jonathan Kuminga
  • C: Draymond Green

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.io

Warriors vs. Rockets injuries tonight

Rockets: Steven Adams (C) and Alperen Sengün (C) are out with knee and ankle injuries respectively. Tari Eason (SF) also out with a leg injury.

Warriors: Gary Payton II (PG) is probable with an ankle issue. Jonathan Kuminga (PF) is questionable due to knee tendonitis.

Team standings & stats for Thursday’s game

Houston Rockets team stats

The Houston Rockets have a current season record of 38-37, positioning them 11th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Southwest Division. Their performance in the last game against the Timberwolves resulted in a loss, with a final score of 106-100. Key season stats for bettors include:

  • Points per game: 114.1
  • Points allowed per game: 112.6
  • Rebounds per game: 45.8
  • Assists per game: 24.7
  • FG%: 45.9
  • 3PT%: 35.1

Golden State Warriors team stats

The Golden State Warriors stand at 41-34, ranking them 10th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Pacific Division. Their recent victory over the Dallas Mavericks by a score of 100-98 showcases their competitive edge. Season stats that have influenced tonight’s NBA betting odds include:

  • Points per game: 117.8
  • Points allowed per game: 115.6
  • Rebounds per game: 46.8
  • Assists per game: 29.2
  • FG%: 47.4
  • 3PT%: 37.6

Player stats for Warriors vs. Rockets

As the Rockets and Warriors prepare for their upcoming faceoff, NBA bettors are closely analyzing player performances and season stats to gauge tonight’s betting odds.

Warriors leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Golden State’s recent game against the Mavericks highlighted key players’ contributions. Here are the top Warriors players from Tuesday’s win over Dallas:

  • Andrew Wiggins (SF): 23 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Chris Paul (PG): 14 PTS, 1 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Klay Thompson (SG): 14 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Stephen Curry (PG): 13 PTS, 7 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Moses Moody (SG): 12 PTS, 3 RBS, 0 ASTS

Golden State’s season leaders are pivotal for NBA betting odds. After beating the Rockets, the Warriors next play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Here are the Warriors’ season averages:

  • Stephen Curry (PG): 26.4 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Klay Thompson (SG): 17.3 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 2.2 APG
  • Jonathan Kuminga (PF): 16.3 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 2.1 APG
  • Andrew Wiggins (SF): 13.0 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 1.7 APG
  • Chris Paul (PG): 9.2 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 6.8 APG

Rockets leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Here are the top Rockets players from Tuesday’s loss against the Timberwolves:

  • Jalen Green (SG): 26 PTS, 5 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Fred VanVleet (PG): 22 PTS, 5 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Jabari Smith Jr. (PF): 18 PTS, 8 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Cam Whitmore (SF): 14 PTS, 1 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Amen Thompson (PG): 9 PTS, 9 RBS, 4 ASTS

For the Rockets, season leaders are showcasing consistent performance. Here are Houston’s season leaders:

  • Alperen Sengün (C): 21.1 PPG, 9.3 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Jalen Green (SG): 20.0 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 3.5 APG
  • Fred VanVleet (PG): 16.8 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 8.0 APG
  • Jabari Smith Jr. (PF): 13.6 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Dillon Brooks (SF): 12.5 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 1.7 APG
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