Rockets vs Kings Prediction, Odds & Betting Insights for NBA Summer League Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA Summer League game.
Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA Summer League game. /

Rockets vs Kings Game Info

2022 NBA Summer League Game
Houston Rockets (2-2) vs. Sacramento Kings (2-2)
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Venue: Cox Pavilion — Las Vegas, NV
Coverage: ESPN3

The Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings square off in Las Vegas Summer League action on Saturday. The Rockets enter this matchup in search of a rebound performance following an 85-77 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday.

The Kings look to win their second game in as many days after disposing of the Phoenix Suns, 82-69, on Friday. It was a solid team effort for Sacramento led by 2022 first-round pick Keegan Murray, who finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds for the double-double.

Rockets vs Kings Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: HOU: (-128) | SAC: (+106)
Spread: HOU: -1.5 (-114) | SAC: +1.5 (-106)
Total: 169.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Odds to Win Summer League Championship: HOU: (N/A) | SAC: (N/A)

Houston enters this contest as the slight favorite on the moneyline and spread. This 9 p.m. ET clash also features one of the lower totals for Saturday's slate of games at 169.5.

Rockets vs Kings Prediction & Pick

Even though the Rockets are the favorites, there are some good reasons to believe in the Kings. For starters, Sacramento shot 50.8% from the field and 41.7% from three-point range in its win over Phoenix, whereas Houston finished with abysmal .317/.184/.600 shooting splits in its last effort.

While the Kings are also operating on less stress, I love how dominant Murray has been. He ranks fifth in Summer League scoring 23.3 points per game while averaging more minutes (31.9) than anyone else. The Rockets will have a tough time containing him and he could wind up being the deciding factor.

I think the Kings have a great chance to score the upset win tonight, which is why you should take them at +106 on the moneyline.

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