Spurs-Rockets Preview

Automated InsightsNovember 30, 2013

The Houston Rockets can extend a one-game road winning streak when they match up with the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center. The Spurs have been one of the top teams in the NBA as they currently have a record of 14-2. They have looked great over the last 10 games, going 9-1 during the span. Likewise, the visiting Rockets also look to continue to move further above .500, entering today's game with a 12-5 record. They have also been nearly unstoppable lately, winning eight out of their last 10. This game has a start time of 8:30 pm EST and CSN-HOU and KENS will be providing coverage of the contest.

The Spurs come into today's game on a high note after dominating the Magic, 109-91. Tim Duncan had 19 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists for San Antonio. Meanwhile, the Rockets are coming off a huge win over the Nets, 114-95. Chandler Parsons led the team in scoring by recording 21 points on 7-for-7 shooting from the field.

From an eFG% perspective, this will be a battle of strength versus strength. San Antonio's sharp-shooting offense ranks third in the NBA in that metric at 53.7%, while Houston is fourth-best in the league at forcing opponents' misses (46.5%). Also, the Rockets's second-ranked offense (offensive efficiency of 108.2) will face off against the fifth-ranked defense of the Spurs (defensive efficiency of 99.2).