Brooklyn Nets at Houston Rockets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/27/2017
Monday, November 27, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Monday, November 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 15.5 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 6-12. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.6 as they are averaging 111.3 points per game while giving up 114.9 per contest. The Rockets have an overall mark of 15-4. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 113.5 points per contest and giving up 103.4, which is a point differential of 10.1.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 11-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 10-7-1 against the over/under
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.2 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Eric Gordon averages 20.2 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. James Harden averages 31.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 9.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 111.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.67 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15.3 per game. The Nets allow 114.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston is 2nd in the league with 113.5 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.11. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 44.8 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 22.8. The Rockets are 8th in turnovers per game with 16.2. The Rockets surrender 103.4 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 22.8 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 40.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game this season.
The Nets are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 5th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 104.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 19th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Houston is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Rockets are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.3, and their defensive rating of 104.1 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 53% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Rockets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +15.5
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