Kings vs. Rockets: How to watch live stream, TV channel, NBA start time
Through 1 Quarter
Fans are certainly getting their money’s worth as the Houston Rockets and the Sacramento Kings have combined for 73 points one quarter in. Houston is in control with a 42-31 lead over Sacramento.
The Rockets have been led by power forward Christian Wood, who so far has 16 points along with three rebounds and one block. Wood does need to be careful, however, as he is in early foul trouble with three.
Point guard De’Aaron Fox has done his best for the Kings, currently boasting 15 points (48% of their total).
Houston @ Sacramento
Current Records: Houston 12-31; Sacramento 17-27
What to Know
This Friday, the Houston Rockets are hoping to patch up the holes in a defense that has allowed an average of 116.56 points per game. Their road trip will continue as they head to Golden 1 Center at 10 p.m. ET on Friday to face off against the Sacramento Kings. The Rockets aren’t expected to win, but seeing as the odds didn’t stop them last game, maybe the squad has another upset up their sleeve.
It was a close one, but on Wednesday Houston sidestepped the San Antonio Spurs for a 128-124 win. Among those leading the charge for Houston was shooting guard Eric Gordon, who shot 6-for-7 from beyond the arc and finished with 31 points.
Meanwhile, Sacramento beat the Los Angeles Lakers 125-116 on Wednesday. Sacramento’s power forward Harrison Barnes was one of the most active players for the team, picking up 23 points in addition to seven boards.
Their wins bumped Houston to 12-31 and Sacramento to 17-27. Expect the scorekeeper to be kept busy: if their previous games are any indication, the Rockets and the Kings will really light up the scoreboard.
How To WatchWhen: Friday at 10 p.m. ETWhere: Golden 1 Center — Sacramento, CaliforniaTV: ATTSN SouthwestOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $28.00Odds
The Kings are a 5-point favorite against the Rockets, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Houston have won 17 out of their last 21 games against Sacramento.
Mar 11, 2021 – Sacramento 125 vs. Houston 105Jan 02, 2021 – Houston 102 vs. Sacramento 94Dec 31, 2020 – Houston 122 vs. Sacramento 119Aug 09, 2020 – Houston 129 vs. Sacramento 112Dec 23, 2019 – Houston 113 vs. Sacramento 104Dec 09, 2019 – Sacramento 119 vs. Houston 118Apr 02, 2019 – Houston 130 vs. Sacramento 105Mar 30, 2019 – Houston 119 vs. Sacramento 108Feb 06, 2019 – Houston 127 vs. Sacramento 101Nov 17, 2018 – Houston 132 vs. Sacramento 112Apr 11, 2018 – Sacramento 96 vs. Houston 83Feb 14, 2018 – Houston 100 vs. Sacramento 91Oct 18, 2017 – Houston 105 vs. Sacramento 100Apr 09, 2017 – Houston 135 vs. Sacramento 128Jan 31, 2017 – Houston 105 vs. Sacramento 83Dec 14, 2016 – Houston 132 vs. Sacramento 98Nov 25, 2016 – Houston 117 vs. Sacramento 104Apr 13, 2016 – Houston 116 vs. Sacramento 81Dec 15, 2015 – Sacramento 107 vs. Houston 97Dec 05, 2015 – Houston 120 vs. Sacramento 113Nov 06, 2015 – Houston 116 vs. Sacramento 110Injury Report for SacramentoTristan Thompson: Out (Illness)Richaun Holmes: Out (Covid-19)Damian Jones: Out (Covid-19)Robert Woodard II: Out (Covid-19)Injury Report for HoustonJohn Wall: Out (Not Injury Related)