Top Sporting Events in Houston this Week
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While this week there may not be much variety in sporting events going on, the ones that are happening are definitely worth watching. We’re slowly creeping our way into the NBA Finals, and it’s been interesting to see these teams progress here in Houston. And if you’re not into basketball, we’ve got some soccer you may enjoy instead.
From the Houston Rockets playing against the Dallas Mavericks to the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying, here are the top sporting events in Houston this week.
Houston Baptist Huskies vs Incarnate Word Cardinals @ Sharp Gym
Wednesday, January 29 | 7PM
This Wednesday watch the Houston Baptist Huskies play against the Incarnate Word Cardinals. According to ESPN’s Basketball Power Index, the current percentage for matchup is 76.3 percent for the Houston Baptist Huskies and 23.7 percent for the Incarnate Word Cardinals. Looking into the previous games of HBU, it looks like since November they have only won one game with a score of 111 – 107, so it’ll be interesting to see how this one plays out for them. You can grab tickets to this game on Wednesday night at the Sharp Gym for as low as $18 on SeatGeek.
CONCACAF Womens Olympic Qualifying (Costa Rica vs Panama, USA vs Haiti) @ BBVA Stadium
Tuesday, January 28 | 4:45PM
Kick off the Women’s Olympic Qualifying events this Tuesday with the first round starting at 4:45pm at the BBVA Stadium. This event is part of the Group A and will begin with Costa Rica playing against Panama and USA against Haiti. Costa Rica and Panama’s event will be starting at 4:45pm, while USA and Haiti will play at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale from $32 on SeatGeek.
Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets @ Toyota Center
Friday, January 31 | 7PM
The Dallas Mavericks had lost the 2006 NBA finals to the Miami Heat and are itching for some redemption this year. Watch the Mavericks play against the Houston Rockets this Friday at the Toyota Center. The Mavericks won the game against the Houston Rockets on November 24 with a score of 137-123. Luka Doncic scored 41 of those points and they stayed in the lead for the entire game, with James Harden only scoring 32 for Houston. This made Harden question what the Rockets may have done wrong. This is a game you won’t want to miss as the Mavericks continue pushing forward.
New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets @ Toyota Center
Sunday, February 2 | 1PM
Grab tickets to watch the New Orleans Pelicans play against the Houston Rockets this Sunday at the Toyota Center. For this season so far, these teams have played three games against each other. The New Orleans Pelicans won the most recent game on December 29 with a score of 127-112. The Houston Rockets have won the other two with scores of 122-116 and 126-123. In this last game, Lonzo Hall managed to score seven 3-pointers, which helped the Pelicans pass the Houston Rockets. This was the Pelicans fourth straight victory for their season. Will they make it a fifth? Grab tickets starting from $41 on SeatGeek!
CONCACAF Womens Olympic Qualifying (Haiti vs Costa Rica, USA vs Panama) @ BBVA Stadium
Friday, January 31 | 4:45PM
This Friday you’ll be able to grab tickets to watch the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Soccer First Round. This event is also part of Group A. Haiti will be playing against Costa Rica and the USA team will be playing against Panama. The first match will start at 4:45pm and the USA vs Panama game starts at 7:30pm. This will be an amazing night seeing how these teams will rank to qualify and you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to watch them play the first round.