Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Preview, Prediction, and Odds

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Preview

The Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder are set to clash in an exciting matchup on Wednesday, December 06, 2023, at 08:00 PM ET at the Toyota Center (Houston). Here’s a comprehensive preview of the game, including betting odds, and a game prediction.

Match Prediction Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder

The Thunder are the favorites, and for good reason. However, the Rockets are a talented team that is capable of pulling off an upset. I predict a close game, but ultimately the Thunder will prevail at home.


  • Against the spread: Thunder -9.5 (-118)
  • Over/Under: Under 234.5 (-115)

Head to Head

The Rockets and Thunder have played each other three times this season, with the Thunder winning two of the matchups.

  • November 4th, 2023: Thunder 128, Rockets 119
  • November 25th, 2023: Rockets 118, Thunder 109
  • December 2nd, 2023: Thunder 124, Rockets 117

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Preview

The Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder will face off in an NBA match at the Paycom Center in Oklahoma City on December 6, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. CST. Both teams are looking to bounce back after a disappointing start to the season.

The Rockets currently sit in 14th place in the Western Conference with a 10-16 record. They are led by young talent like Jalen Green and Jabari Smith Jr. but have struggled with consistency. The Thunder are 11-15 and rank 13th in the West. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has had a breakthrough season, but Oklahoma City has also lacked stability.

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

The Thunder are favored to win this game, with the current odds set at:

  • Moneyline: Thunder (-475) / Rockets (+380)
  • Against the spread: Thunder -9.5 (-118) / Rockets +9.5 (-102)
  • Over/Under: 234.5 (-115)

FAQs for Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder

What is the record between OKC and the Rockets?

The Oklahoma City Thunder are 119-115 versus the Rockets all-time.

How good is the OKC Thunder defense?

After two consecutive seasons of being a near top-ten defensive team, Oklahoma City currently sits 20th. While the offense has been good, the defensive issues have led to a league-average net rating for the team overall

What is the capacity of the Oklahoma Thunder?

The seating capacity of the stadium is 18,203 for professional NBA basketball games.

How many times did the Rockets make the playoffs?

The Rockets have played 54 seasons and advanced to the playoffs in 34 of those seasons.

Is OKC a defensive team?

At 11-4 to this point in the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder has been great on both sides of the ball. Boasting the best net rating in the entire NBA, Oklahoma City has the seventh-best offense and the fifth-best defense. What’s been most impressive about the Thunder is the consistency on the defensive end.

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Due to the head-to-head clash and the current form of both teams, the Thunder are the clear favorites to win this game. They have a strong home-court advantage, a dominant player in Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and a solid defensive unit.

But the Rockets have the potential to turn the game around. They have a talented young duo in Jalen Green and Jabari Smith Jr. and are a desperate team in desperate need of a win.

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