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The stage is set for an NBA game between the Rockets and Nets on December 09, 2021, in Houston, TX at Toyota Center, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Rockets vs. Nets betting tip and prediction
The Western Conference and Eastern Conference collide in this NBA matchup on December 09, 2021, at 01:00. The Rockets enter as -9.5 point underdogs in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, Rockets were -9.5 point favorites and won the game against Nets, 120-108. The over/under for the upcoming game is 225 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 227.5 points, and the over was victorious.
Entering this game, the Rockets are 50000 to win the NBA Finals while the Nets are 250. In terms of conference championship odds, Rockets are to win its conference, and Nets’ odds stand at 100. For the team’s respective divisions, the Rockets are 10000 to win the Southwest Division, meanwhile, the Nets’ odds to win the Atlantic Division are -250.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2021-2022 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Rockets are making 33.8 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Nets are converting on 36.5 percent of their 3-pointers. Rockets are attempting 44 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Nets are taking 38 percent of its field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
How are the Rockets playing this season?
The Rockets come into this game with a 7-16 record, and they are currently 13th in the Western Conference standings. The Rockets are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Did the Rockets win their most recent game?
Yes, Rockets defeated the Pelicans, 118-108. Kevin Porter Jr. scored 20 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Rockets
The leading scorer for the Rockets this season is Christian Wood, who is averaging 16.5 points per game. In the last game he scored 41.5 points in DraftKings and 39.6 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Rockets
Coming into the December 09, 2021 contest, Christian Wood leads the Rockets with 11.2 rebounds per game. In the last match he made 41.5 points in DraftKings and 39.6 fantasy points in FanDuel. Kevin Porter Jr. has a team-high 5.8 assists per game The steals leader for the Rockets is Kevin Porter Jr. (1.3 steals per game) In terms of swatting shots, Christian Wood is leading the way for the Rockets with 1.1 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 41.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 39.6 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Rockets Team Analysis
The Rockets’ point differential this season is 0.94 points, which ranks 26th in the NBA. They are averaging 105.2 points per game while allowing 111.9 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, Rockets are making 12.7 shots per game, which ranks 21st in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Rockets are making 16.6 per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA.
Projected Rockets Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Nets, the Rockets’ starting lineup consisted of Christian Wood, Jae’Sean Tate, Danuel House Jr., Kevin Porter Jr. , and John Wall. For the upcoming matchup, Rockets has the following injuries: Usman Garuba is questionable (thumb), Jalen Green is questionable (hamstring), Kevin Porter Jr. is questionable (thigh) and John Wall is out (holdout).
How are the Nets playing this season?
The Nets head this game with a 17-7 record, and they are currently 1st in the Eastern Conference standings. The Nets are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Did the Nets win their most recent game?
Yes, Nets defeated the Mavericks, 102-99. Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Nets
The leading scorer for the Nets this season is Kevin Durant, who is averaging 28.4 points per game. Kevin Durant also leads the team in minutes played per game with 21.79.
Other Team Leaders for the Nets
James Harden is leading the way with 7.9 rebounds per game. James Harden is dishing out a team-high 9.6 assists per game. In terms of steals, Nets’ leader is James Harden with 1.4 steals per game. The blocks leader for the Nets is LaMarcus Aldridge, who is sending back 1.1 shots per game.
Nets Team Analysis
The Nets’ point differential this season is 1.04 points, which ranks 6th in the NBA. They are averaging 109.2 points per game while allowing 105.5 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, Nets are making 12 shots per game, which ranks 13th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Nets are making 17.2 per game, which ranks 28th in the NBA.
Projected Nets’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Rockets, the Nets’ starting five was DeAndre Jordan, Joe Harris, Bruce Brown, Kyrie Irving , and James Harden. For the upcoming matchup, Nets has the following injuries: David Duke Jr. is questionable (hip), Joe Harris is questionable (ankle), Kyrie Irving is out (personal) and James Johnson is probable (shoulder).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Rockets coming into this game as -9.5 point underdogs the suggestion is to bet at the Rockets.
Money Line betting suggestion
Rockets are a -9.5 money line underdog for the game against Nets, and the suggestion is to pick the Nets.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Rockets and Nets is 225 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
Since the Rockets and Nets have combined for just 1 overtime game this season, overtime is not likely for the upcoming contest.
Rockets vs Nets betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on December 09, 2021.
The contest will take place at Toyota Center in Houston, TX.
The Rockets have a 7-16 record thus far this season, they are the 13th seed in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Nets are 17-7, they own the 1st spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Rockets and Nets played, Rockets won, 120-108.
Rockets are underdogs by 6.5 points for the December 09, 2021 game. In the previous meeting, the Rockets were a -9.5 point favorites. They won the game against Nets, 120-108.
The over/under is 225 points for the December 09, 2021 game. The last time the Rockets and Nets faced each other, the over/under was 227.5. Bettors who took the over won. The teams combined for 228 points.
The matchup on December 09, 2021, is the first game between the Rockets and Nets this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on April 05, 2022 at the Barclays Center.