Nets vs Rockets Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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The Brooklyn Nets (40-35) play the Houston Rockets (18-58) as 10.5-point favorites on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on YES. The matchup’s over/under is 229.

How to bet Nets vs. Rockets

Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Nets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Nets have -587 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +430 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229 points.

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Nets vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: YES
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Arena: Barclays Center

Nets vs. Rockets Betting Trends

The Nets are 40-35-0 against the spread this year. Brooklyn has been chosen as the favorite in 39 games this year and has walked away with the win 27 times (69.2%) in those games. Nets games this year have hit the over 44.7% of the time (34 out of 76 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Rockets are 29-43-4 this year. Houston has been the moneyline underdog 72 total times this season. Houston has finished 16-56 in those games. Rockets games this season have hit the over 48.7% of the time (37 out of 76 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Nets

Nets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mikal Bridges 76 19.7 4.4 3.3 1.1 0.8 2
Spencer Dinwiddie 73 17.5 3.4 6.1 0.8 0.3 2.4
Cameron Johnson 36 14.9 4.2 1.7 1.1 0.3 2.5
Nicolas Claxton 70 12.5 9.2 1.8 0.8 2.5 0
Cameron Thomas 51 10.9 1.8 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.9

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Green 70 22 3.8 3.6 0.8 0.3 2.5
Kevin Porter Jr. 54 18.5 5.4 5.8 1.3 0.3 2.2
Alperen Sengun 69 14.6 8.6 3.8 0.9 0.9 0.2
Jabari Smith Jr. 73 12.6 7.1 1.3 0.5 0.9 1.6
Kenyon Martin Jr. 76 12.6 5.5 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.8
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Nets: Ben Simmons: Out (Back/Knee), Edmond Sumner: Questionable (Hip)

Rockets: John Wall: Out (Abdominal), Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Injury Management)

What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets

With 113.4 points per game on offense, Brooklyn ranks 19th in the NBA. At the other end of the court, it cedes 112.8 points per contest, which ranks 13th in the league. The Nets are putting up 113.4 points per game at home. In away games, they are faring better offensively, averaging 113.5 points per contest. The Nets have seen a decrease in scoring lately, racking up 112.2 points per game in their last 10 outings, 1.2 points fewer than the 113.4 they’ve scored this season.

Brooklyn ranks fourth-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38%. It ranks ninth in the league by sinking 12.7 threes per contest. Of the shots taken by the Nets in 2022-23, 60.5% of them have been two-pointers (69.3% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.5% have been from beyond the arc (30.7%).

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

In 2022-23, Houston is second-worst in the NBA on offense (110.4 points scored per game) and second-worst on defense (118.8 points conceded). The Rockets score 110.2 points per game at home, and 110.5 on the road. The Rockets have played better offensively in their previous 10 games, scoring 111 points per contest, 0.6 more than their season average of 110.4.

Beyond the arc, Houston is second-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.5). And it is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.6%. The Rockets take 36.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 26% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 63.5% of their shots, with 74% of their makes coming from there.

Our pick to win this game is the Nets, and we expect that Nets will cover the spread (Nets -10.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 229 points.

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You can bet on Nets vs. Rockets at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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