Wed, Jan 25, 2023 1:02 AM
By The Associated Press, Data Skrive
Washington Wizards (21-26, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (11-36, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Rockets -3
BOTTOM LINE: Houston plays the Washington Wizards after Jalen Green scored 42 points in the Houston Rockets' 119-114 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Rockets are 7-15 on their home court. Houston gives up 117.4 points to opponents and has been outscored by 7.5 points per game.
The Wizards are 9-16 in road games. Washington has a 5-4 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 19.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists for the Rockets. Green is averaging 21.5 points over the last 10 games for Houston.
Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 22.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks for the Wizards. Kyle Kuzma is averaging 22.8 points over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockets: 1-9, averaging 111.9 points, 45.2 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 6.6 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.8 points per game.
Wizards: 5-5, averaging 116.0 points, 46.0 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.2 points.
INJURIES: Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr.: out (foot), Jabari Smith Jr.: day to day (ankle).
Wizards: Kristaps Porzingis: out (ankle).