Nets vs Rockets Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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The Brooklyn Nets (36-28) and the Houston Rockets (15-49) meet at Toyota Center in a matchup on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on YES. The Nets are 6.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under is 230.5 points for this outing.

How to bet Nets vs. Rockets

Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Nets have -271 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +222 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 230.5 points.

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Nets vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: YES
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Arena: Toyota Center

Nets vs. Rockets Betting Trends

The Nets are 34-30-0 against the spread this season. Brooklyn has been victorious in 26, or 70.3%, of the 37 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Nets games this year have gone over the point total 45.3% of the time (29 out of 64 games with a set point total).

The Rockets have 24 wins against the spread in 64 games this year. Houston has won 13 of the 60 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (21.7%). Rockets games this season have hit the over on 32 of 64 set point totals (50%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Nets

Nets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mikal Bridges 65 18.5 4.6 3.5 1.2 0.8 1.9
Spencer Dinwiddie 63 17.6 3.3 5.5 0.8 0.3 2.5
Cameron Johnson 26 15.4 4 1.5 1 0.3 2.7
Nicolas Claxton 60 12.3 9.1 1.8 0.8 2.6 0
Cameron Thomas 45 11.3 1.8 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.9

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Green 58 21.7 3.8 3.6 0.7 0.3 2.6
Kevin Porter Jr. 43 18.8 5.4 5.7 1.3 0.4 2.2
Alperen Sengun 59 14.8 8.8 3.8 0.8 0.9 0.2
Kenyon Martin Jr. 64 12 5.7 1.6 0.5 0.4 0.8
Jabari Smith Jr. 61 11.8 6.9 1.2 0.5 0.9 1.5
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Nets: Nerlens Noel: Out (Not Injury Related), Edmond Sumner: Out (Personal), Ben Simmons: Out (Back/Knee)

Rockets: Danny Green: Out (Trade Pending), John Wall: Out (Abdominal)

What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn is 18th in the NBA with 113.5 points per game so far this season. At the other end of the court, it ranks 12th with 112.9 points allowed per contest. The Nets are averaging 114.4 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 112.7 points per contest. The Nets have seen a downturn in scoring recently, putting up 108.9 points per game in their last 10 outings, 4.6 points fewer than the 113.5 they’ve scored this season.

Brooklyn is making 12.6 treys per game this year (11th-ranked in NBA), and it has a 38.4% three-point percentage (third-best). Of the shots attempted by the Nets in 2022-23, 61.1% of them have been two-pointers (69.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 38.9% have been three-pointers (30.2%).

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

Offensively, Houston is the second-worst squad in the NBA (110.3 points per game). Defensively, it is fourth-worst (118.2 points conceded per game). At home, the Rockets score 110.5 points per game. Away, they score 110. The Rockets are putting up 111.3 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is one more than their average for the season (110.3).

In 2022-23 Houston is 22nd in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.8 per game) and second-worst in 3-point percentage (32.7%). In 2022-23, the Rockets have taken 37.1% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62.9% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.8% of the Rockets’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 73.2% have been 2-pointers.

Nets vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

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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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