76ers vs Rockets Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Monday, December 5, 2022

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The Philadelphia 76ers (12-11) and the Houston Rockets (6-17) will square off at Toyota Center in a matchup on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS. The 76ers are 7.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 222.5 points.

How to bet 76ers vs. Rockets

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -331 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +264 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 222.5 points.

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76ers vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, December 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Arena: Toyota Center

76ers vs. Rockets Betting Trends

In the 76ers’ 23 games this season, they have 13 wins against the spread. Philadelphia has been victorious in six, or 54.5%, of the 11 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. 76ers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 43.5% of the time (10 out of 23 games with a set point total).

The Rockets have played 23 games, with 10 wins against the spread. Houston has won 26.1% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (6-17). Rockets games this season have gone over the point total 52.2% of the time (12 out of 23 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

76ers

76ers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 15 31.4 9.7 5.1 1.1 1.7 0.9
Tyrese Maxey 15 22.9 3.5 4.4 1 0.3 2.9
James Harden 9 22 7 10 1.1 0.7 2.2
Tobias Harris 21 16.4 6.4 2.8 1.2 0.4 2
Shake Milton 19 11.7 3.4 3.6 0.3 0.2 0.9

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Green 23 21.3 4 3.8 0.8 0.2 2.5
Kevin Porter Jr. 22 18.8 5.7 6 1.3 0.4 2
Alperen Sengun 20 15.2 8.6 2.3 0.8 1 0.2
Eric Gordon 19 12.2 1.9 2.5 0.7 0.4 1.8
Jabari Smith Jr. 22 11.6 6.9 0.8 0.4 1 2.1
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76ers: Jaden Springer: Questionable (Quadricep), Georges Niang: Out (Foot), James Harden: Probable (Foot), Tyrese Maxey: Out (Foot)

Rockets: Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers

Although Philadelphia is averaging just 108.3 points per game (third-worst in NBA), its defense has been giving them a nice lift, as it ranks second-best in the league by ceding 106.6 points per game. At home, the 76ers are posting 1.4 fewer points per game (107.7) than they are away from home (109.1). The 76ers’ offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, racking up 107.8 points a contest compared to the 108.3 they’ve averaged this year.

With 11.9 treys per game, Philadelphia is 14th in the NBA. It sports a 37.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks ninth in the league. Of the shots taken by the 76ers in 2022-23, 61.3% of them have been two-pointers (69.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 38.7% have been threes (30.5%).

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

Offensively Houston is the 24th-ranked team in the league (110 points per game). On defense it is fourth-worst (116.9 points allowed per game). The Rockets average 112.5 points per game at home, and 108.6 on the road. Over their last 10 games, the Rockets are scoring 110 points per contest, the same number of points as their season average.

Beyond the arc, Houston is 13th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (12). It is 18th in 3-point percentage at 34.2%. The Rockets attempt 40.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 31% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 59.8% of their shots, with 69% of their makes coming from there.

76ers vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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