Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 8

By Lester Mackay | December 7, 2021 11:38 PM

The Brooklyn Nets (17-7) take on the Houston Rockets (7-16) as 6.5-point favorites on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The point total is set at 225.5 in the matchup.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Houston Rockets in which the Nets are currently the pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Brooklyn Vs. Houston Moneyline Betting Action

Nets vs Rockets Moneyline Action
Nets Rockets
Bet % 70% 30%
Stake % 68% 32%

Nets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Brooklyn

  • Brooklyn’s ATS record is 10-14-0 this season.
  • The Nets have a 4-7 record against the spread this season when favored by 6.5 points or more.
  • Brooklyn has gone over in 10 of its 24 games with a set total (41.7%).
  • This season, Brooklyn and its opponents have combined to outscore Wednesday’s total of 225.5 points five times.
  • This season the average total for Nets games is 218.4 points, 7.1 fewer than the over/under of 225.5 points for this contest.
  • The Nets are 16-6 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 72.7% of those games).
  • Brooklyn has a record of 10-1 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -258 or shorter (90.9%).
  • The Nets have an implied moneyline win probability of 72.1% in this game.

Key players for Brooklyn

  • James Harden: 20.7 PTS, 7.9 REB, 9.6 AST, 1.4 STL, 40.8 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (61-for-173)
  • Kevin Durant: 28.4 PTS, 7.7 REB, 5.4 AST, 52.9 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (40-for-106)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge: 13.9 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 57 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (10-for-29)
  • Patty Mills: 12.5 PTS, 45.9 FG%, 46.3 3PT% (74-for-160)
  • Bruce Brown: 6.5 PTS, 1.2 STL, 45.1 FG%, 30.4 3PT% (7-for-23)

Nets Injuries: Joe Harris: Out (Ankle), Kyrie Irving: Out (Not With Team)

Rockets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Houston

  • Brooklyn’s ATS record is 10-14-0 this season.
  • In games this season they were favored by 6.5 points or more, the Nets have a 4-7 record against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in 10 of Brooklyn’s 24 games with a set total.
  • This season, nine games Houston played finished with a combined score higher than 225.5 points.
  • A difference of 6.1 points separates this matchup’s over/under (225.5 points) and the average total points bet in Rockets’ games (219.4 points) this season.
  • This season, the Rockets have won four out of the 19 games, or 21.1%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Houston has entered 14 games this season as the underdog by +210 or more and is 1-13 in those contests.
  • The Rockets have a 32.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.

Key players for Houston

  • Christian Wood: 16.5 PTS, 11.1 REB, 1.1 BLK, 46.6 FG%, 36.8 3PT% (39-for-106)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 12.4 PTS, 50.2 FG%, 27.4 3PT% (17-for-62)
  • Kevin Porter Jr.: 12.8 PTS, 5.8 AST, 1.3 STL, 35.8 FG%, 30.9 3PT% (34-for-110)
  • Alperen Sengun: 8.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 48.8 FG%, 37 3PT% (10-for-27)
  • Eric Gordon: 14.1 PTS, 46.7 FG%, 43.4 3PT% (46-for-106)

Rockets Injuries: Jalen Green: Day To Day (Hamstring), Danuel House Jr.: Out (Ankle), Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Thigh), Usman Garuba: Day To Day (Thigh)

Pick for Nets vs. Rockets

An in-depth games analysis combined with the betting split data from regulated betting sites favors the Nets to win over the Rockets.

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