Philadelphia 76ers at Houston Rockets - 1/10/22 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Houston Rockets (11-29) vs Philadelphia 76ers (22-16)
Game Info: Monday, January 10, 2022 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
Betting Odds: Houston Rockets +9 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets meet Monday in NBA action at the Toyota Center. The Philadelphia 76ers look to build on their six-game winning streak. The Houston Rockets need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games.
The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 107.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 26.8 points and 4.3 assists, while Tobias Harris is averaging 18.6 points and 3.9 assists. Tyrese Maxey is the third double-digit scorer and Seth Curry is dishing 3.9 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81.7 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game.
The Houston Rockets are averaging 107.9 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 116.5 points on 47 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 17 points and 10.2 rebounds, while Jalen Green is averaging 15.5 points and 3 rebounds. Eric Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Jae’Sean Tate is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game.
The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Rockets are 14-37 ATS in their last 51 home games and 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 6-2-1 in 76ers last 9 road games. The over is 19-7 in Rockets last 26 overall. The 76ers are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Philadelphia 76ers are playing their best ball of the season right now, and that includes winning their last five games by an average of 12.4 points while allowing 43.3 percent shooting from the field. The Houston Rockets aren't covering numbers despite being big underdogs nightly, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 12.8 points. The Rockets are a complete joke in their current form. Thick line, but it's hard not to side with the 76ers in a comfortable victory.
Randy’s Pick Philadelphia 76ers -9
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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