The Brooklyn Nets will play against the Houston Rockets for the first time this season on Sunday at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. The Nets are feeling confident after their recent win against the Charlotte Hornets and will need to maintain their aggressiveness to compete against the Rockets on their home turf. The Rockets are also coming off a high-scoring win against the San Antonio Spurs and will need to maintain their offensive efficiency to secure a win in this game.
The Nets are currently ranked sixth in the Eastern Conference standings and have undergone changes since the trade deadline with the absence of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Mikal Bridges leads the team’s offense with an average of 18.5 points per game, and the team has multiple players who can shoot from the outside. The Nets’ defense allows opponents an average of 112.9 points per game but has a strong shooting percentage allowed. However, their perimeter defense and rebounding have been issues for the team.
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The Rockets are last in the Western Conference standings and have an offense that ranks 29th for points scored and shooting percentage. Jalen Green leads the team’s offense with an average of 21.7 points per game, and the team is more successful when they attack the basket. The Rockets’ defense allows opponents an average of 118.2 points per game, but their rebounding is strong. They struggle with defending shots near the rim and on the perimeter and have a low three-point shooting percentage.
The Brooklyn Nets come in as favorites according to the oddsmakers, but the Houston Rockets will try to continue and increase their winning streak to 3 games. Stay tuned for the outcome of this interesting game in what will be the first of two games between the two teams this season.
Brooklyn Nets vs Houston Rockets Game Information
- Date: 03/07/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Toyota Center.
- How to Watch Nets vs Rockets: NBC Sports Boston
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Nets vs Rockets Betting Lines
Rockets are +190 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $190. On the other side, Nets are –230 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $43.48.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Rockets at a 34.48% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Nets have 69.70% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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