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The Houston Rockets will be at home at Toyota Center when they take on the Sacramento Kings. The Rockets currently hold a 21-12 record and have found success this year. Over in the other locker room, the Kings are 11 games below .500 on the year and enter the game with a 9-20 record. This game is slated to start at 7:00 pm EST and it will be covered by CSN-CA and CSN-HOU.

The Rockets are expecting better results after their blowout 117-86 loss to the Thunder. The team's leading scorer was Aaron Brooks, who registered 17 in the game. The Kings, meanwhile, are coming off a 112-104 loss against the Spurs. However, DeMarcus Cousins had a solid game, posting his 17th double-double of the season with 29 points and 14 rebounds. This is the second game of the season between these two teams, with the Kings winning the first matchup, 106-91. Rudy Gay was the game's top overall scorer with 26 points.

When considering eFG%, Houston figures to have a significant advantage on the offensive end. They rank third in the NBA in that category at 53.2%, whereas Sacramento's suspect eFG% defense ranks 29th with opponents connecting at a clip of 52.8%.

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