The Rockets are currently 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 19-19. They are 7-point underdogs on the road in Philadelphia against the 76ers. The total for this non-conference matchup is set at 228 points.

This game will be played at the Wells Fargo Center and will tip-off at 1:00 ET. You can watch the game on NBCS.


The Pick: Houston Rockets +7

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 1:00 ET on Monday, January 15th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-111 in favor of the Rockets.
  • Our projections have Jalen Green finishing with Jalen Green points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Rockets finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.6% and knocking down 12 threes.

Will the Rockets Win in Philadelphia?

This season, the Rockets have an O/U record of 17-21, and their games have averaged a combined 224.1 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 228.

In their last game against the Celtics, the Rockets lost by a score of 145-113. The O/U line for that game was 227 points, and Houston was a 15-point underdog going into the game.

Houston has lost four straight ATS and is 21-16 overall this season. On the road, they are 6-10 ATS compared to 15-6 straight-up.

As the underdog, the Rockets are 9-17 this season and have gone 12-13 ATS. They have been the underdog in 26 of their 38 games.

In the Western Conference, the Rockets are currently in 10th place with a record of 19-19. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 14-10 (5-9 vs. the East).

For the season, the Rockets are averaging 224.1 points per game on the road, and their road record is 4-13. As the underdog, they have an average scoring differential of -2.5 points per game.

Heading into tonight’s game against the 76ers, the Rockets have struggled to find consistency on offense this season. They are currently 22nd in the league in scoring at 112.7 points per game. In terms of three-point shooting, Houston is 19th in makes at 12.3 per game, but they are just 20th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.

When it comes to scoring on the road, the Rockets are averaging 111.4 points per game compared to 113.7 at home. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 39.5% of their games this season.

Heading into tonight’s game, Houston is 24th in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of pace, they are 19th in the league at 98.6 possessions per game. In terms of assists, the Rockets are 24th in the league at 24.8 per game.

Coming into the game, the Rockets defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 42.1% of their games. Currently, they are 5th in the NBA at 111.4 points per game allowed. The Houston defense has allowed opponents to shoot 33.5% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Houston.

Can Philadelphia Grab a Win at Home?

In Philadelphia’s last game, they defeated the Kings by a score of 112-93. The game’s O/U line was set at 242 points.

The 76ers have an O/U record of 21-16 this season, and their games have averaged a combined 231.2 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 228 points.

Against the spread, Philadelphia is 25-12 this season, including a record of 14-6 at home. In their last two home games, they have covered the spread.

As the favorite, the 76ers have gone 22-6 this season and are favored by 7 points today. In games where they are favored, their ATS record is 21-7.

Philly is currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference with a record of 24-13. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 17-10 compared to 7-3 against the West.

Overall, the 76ers are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. In their last two games, they have been the underdog, going 0-2 ATS in those games.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 120.0 points per game, which is 10th in the NBA. Overall, they are 6th in scoring at 119.6 points per game. When it comes to pace, Philadelphia is 14th in the league at 99.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the 76ers lead the NBA in both free throws made (22.6) and attempted (26.9) per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 13th in the NBA at 47%.

So far this season, the 76ers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56.8% of their games. When it comes to assists, they are 22nd in the league at 25.5 per game.

So far this season, the 76ers defense has been performing well, ranking 6th in the NBA at 111.5 points allowed per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the 76ers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.7% and allowing 33.6% from beyond the arc.