5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Rockets

Spurs vs Rockets

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The San Antonio Spurs (19-9) will next face the Houston Rockets (22-4) tonight in Houston as the team will look to win their fourth straight over Houston.

The Spurs are coming off a 95-89 loss to the Mavericks. LaMarcus Aldridge recorded his 11th double-double of the season with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard had 16 points in his regular-season debut.

The Rockets are coming off a 108-96 win over the Hornets. Chris Paul had 31 points to pace Houston to the win.

And as the Spurs look to snap the Rockets 11-game winning streak, here are five things to watch in tonight's game:

  1. The Rockets are 4-0 at home when their bench outscores their opponents' bench.
  2. The Rockets are 0-1 at home when scoring under 100 points.
  3. The Rockets are 10-3 at home averaging 115.2 points per game.
  4. The Spurs are 6-7 on the road and average 94.8 points per game.
  5. The Spurs are 2-4 on the first game of a back-to-back.

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