Houston Rockets at Philadelphia 76ers Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/2/2014
Monday, 7:00 PM on CSNH, CSNP
Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
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The Houston Rockets will try to stay undefeated when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. The Rockets and the 76ers played each other twice last season and both were able to pick up one win.
On Saturday, the Rockets scored 37 first-half points against the Boston Celtics and easily won 104-90 at home. Houston made 12 of their 34 three-point attempts in that win while holding the Celtics to just a 37.8 percent shooting percentage.
The Rockets have only given up 91 points per game so far this season, which is fifth-best in the NBA right now. All-Star James Harden has scored 25.3 points per game while also dishing out 7.3 assists per game. Power forward Terrence Jones has averaged 16.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and two blocks per game through three games.
The 76ers are still winless on the season after being blown out 114-96 by the Miami Heat on Saturday night. They did shoot 52.2 percent from the field in that game, but they also turned the ball over 24 times.
Through their first three games, the 76ers have only been able to score 89.3 points per game. Second-year shooting guard Tony Wroten has played well, though, by scoring 19 points per game and dishing out 7.7 assists per game. Center Nerlens Noel has averaged 7.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
Houston Rockets are 3-0-0 Against the Spread
Houston Rockets are 0-3-0 against the Over/Under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
Philadelphia 76ers are 0-3-0 Against the Spread
Philadelphia 76ers are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/02/14 C Dwight Howard Knee injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
11/02/14 G James Harden Knee probable Monday vs. Philadelphia
11/02/14 G Patrick Beverley Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
11/02/14 F Tarik Black Thigh injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
10/27/14 G Jason Richardson Foot out for season
10/27/14 F Jerami Grant Ankle out indefinitely
10/23/14 F Joel Embiid Foot out indefinitely
10/23/14 G Michael Carter-Williams Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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