Predictions and Analysis: Rockets vs Raptors Feb 09, 2024

Predictions and Analysis: Rockets vs Raptors Feb 09, 2024

February 9, 2024

 

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The Toronto Raptors (18-33) and Houston Rockets (23-27) square off on February 9 at Scotiabank Arena. Keep reading this article for an in depth basketball analysis about this game.

 

Rockets Analysis: On a 2-game losing run

The Houston Rockets are in a slump, having dropped 6 of their previous 9 matches overall. They will be looking to end a 2-game losing streak after losing 132-129 on the road to the Pacers in their last game. With 30 points on 12 of 21 shooting, Jalen Green commanded the team. Dillon Brooks followed with 23 points, and Jabari Smith Jr. and Alperen Sengun each scored 20 points. The Rockets appeared to be in control after blowing out for 75 points in the 1st half to take a 10-point lead. However, they were outscored by 38-24 in the 3rd quarter, despite shooting 51% from the field overall and 12 of 25 from three-point range. After this, the Rockets will play the Hawks.

 

Raptors Analysis: Only won 2 of their last 10 matches

The Toronto Raptors, on the other hand, have been playing poorly, having lost 8 of their previous ten games. However, they will be eager to get back on track after defeating the Hornets 123-117 on the road in their last game to end a 3-game losing streak. With 23 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists, RJ Barrett commanded the team. Immanuel Quickley, Scottie Barnes, and Dennis Schroder each scored 18 points, and Schroder added 16 points and 5 assists off the bench. The Raptors gave the Hornets a fast start and led by 15 points at the half. However, they persisted and turned the tables in the 4th quarter, outscoring the Hornets 32–20 to win the crucial road game. As a team, the Raptors fired 53% from the field and 17 of 33 from the 3-point line.

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 Houston Rockets vs Toronto Raptors Game Information

1. Date: 02/09/2024
2. Time: 07:40 PM EST
3. Location: Scotiabank Arena.
4. How to Watch Rockets vs Raptors: ESPN2
5. Live Stream: CBS.com

 

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