Houston Rockets vs. Brooklyn Nets - 11/11/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brooklyn Nets (0-7) at Houston Rockets (4-3)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
The Line: Houston Rockets -13 -- Over/Under: 204.5 See the Latest Odds
The Brooklyn Nets and Houston Rockets meet Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.
The Brooklyn Nets are still looking for their first victory after a brutal 0-7 start. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 90.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.4 points and 7.7 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 13 points and 7.9 rebounds. Jarrett Jack is dishing 6.5 assists and Joe Johnson is grabbing five rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 23.6 percent from beyond the arc and are averaging nearly 16 turnovers per game. The Nets just can’t score with any consistency, as they’re getting just 59 points from their starters and have scored under 100 points in six straight games. The Nets have lost six straight road games.
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The Houston Rockets look to keep rolling after four straight victories. The Houston Rockets are averaging 102.9 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 108.6 points on 47.7 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 29.7 points and 5.7 assists while Dwight Howard is averaging 17 points and 12.3 rebounds. Ty Lawson is dishing 5.7 assists and Clint Capela is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are getting 80.6 points from their starters and shooting nearly 32 threes per contest. However, the Rockets have allowed 100-plus points in all seven games. The Rockets have won 10 of their last 15 regular season home games. Patrick Beverley is doubtful with a concussion.
The Nets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Rockets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win. The Nets are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Houston and 5-12 ATS in the last 17 meetings overall.
The Nets don't play a lick of defense and the Rockets shoot nearly 32 threes per game. When you add in the Rockets struggles defensively as well, I see this being a high-scoring game. Give me the over.