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Philadelphia 76ersHouston Rockets
Dec 19, 8:00 PM | Toyota Center

Philadelphia 76ers vs Houston Rockets Odds

12-13TEAM RECORD12-12

The Houston Rockets host Philadelphia on Wednesday, looking to build on their 12-12 mark against the 12-13 76ers in NBA action at Toyota Center.

This season the Rockets are 12-12 overall and 11-12-1 ATS against the number, while the 76ers are 12-13 and 11-14 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Houston is 12-12 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 16-9.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Rockets and the No. 28-ranked 76ers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 99-96 result in favor of the Rockets.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 3-ranked offense (104 PPG) against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 9 at 95.8 PPG. The Rockets have averaged 44.1% from the field per game, more than the 76ers have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the 76ers own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 92.2 points per game when playing on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring on their home court.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 107-100 loser as they battled the Mavericks on the road. The 76ers failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 207 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Dorell Wright went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Dallas defeated Philadelphia, 107-100 at American Airlines Center.

In their last action, Houston was a 109-96 winner on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (205) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Houston got 28 points and 10 rebounds from James Harden en route to a 109-96 victory over New York on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing New York are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few 76ers at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Friday, December 21
Houston home to Memphis, Saturday, December 22

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