Rockets vs. 76ers - 11/27/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia 76ers (0-16) at Houston Rockets (5-10)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
The Line: Houston Rockets -12 -- Over/Under: 201.5 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets meet Friday night at the Toyota Center.
The Philadelphia 76ers are still looking for their first victory after a brutal 0-16 start to the year. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 89.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 102.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Jahlil Okafor is averaging 18.4 points and 8.1 rebounds while Robert Covington is averaging 11.1 points and one assist. Isaiah Canaan is dishing 1.8 assist and Nerlens Noel is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and turning the ball over 17.8 times. The 76ers have allowed 100-plus points in eight of their last 12 games. The 76ers have won just two road games since January. Nik Stauskas is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Houston Rockets need a victory after losing seven of their last eight games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 99.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 106.8 points on 46.1 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 28.7 points and 6.3 assists while Dwight Howard is averaging 13.6 points and 12.7 rebounds. Ty Lawson is dishing 4.6 assists and Trevor Ariza is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are averaging 32.5 threes per game but are shooting just 29.6 percent. The Rockets have lost six of their last seven games when allowing 100 or more points. The Rockets have lost five of their last six home games.
The 76ers are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Southwest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Rockets are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Rockets are trash and rely way too much on the three-ball but are shooting a horrible percentage. The 76ers are getting closer and closer to their first victory. I'll take the points.