The Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Houston Rockets at 8 p.m. ET on Monday at the Toyota Center. Houston is 11-30 overall and 7-12 at home, while the Sixers are 22-16 overall and 14-8 on the road. These teams played last Monday in Philadelphia, where the 76ers came away with a 133-113 win.
Philadelphia is favored by 10.5 points in the latest Rockets vs. 76ers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 226.5. Before entering any 76ers vs. Rockets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Rockets vs. 76ers spread: Rockets +10.5
- Rockets vs. 76ers over-under: 226.5 points
Featured Game | Houston Rockets vs. Philadelphia 76ers
What you need to know about the Rockets
Houston is coming off a 141-123 loss to Minnesota on Sunday, marking its 10th loss in 11 games. The Rockets allowed Minnesota big man Karl-Anthony Towns to score a season-high 40 points. They also gave up 31 fast-break points, which was too much to recover from.
Power forward Christian Wood leads Houston with 17.2 points and 10.1 rebounds per game, while shooting guard Jalen Green is scoring 15.3 points. The Rockets have had success at home against Philadelphia in the past, winning eight of their last 11 meetings at the Toyota Center. They have only covered the spread once in their last 11 games overall this season, though.
What you need to know about the 76ers
Philadelphia strolled past San Antonio with points to spare this past Friday, taking the contest 119-100. The 76ers can attribute much of their success to power forward Tobias Harris, who had 23 points and seven rebounds. Center Joel Embiid, who posted a double-double with 31 points and 12 rebounds, continues to be the anchor for Philadelphia.
Embiid is averaging 33.2 points and 10.5 rebounds during Philadelphia’s season-high six-game winning streak. He recorded his first triple-double of the season last week, scoring 31 points, grabbing 15 rebounds and dishing out 10 assists on Jan. 3 vs. the Rockets. The 76ers have covered the spread in five of their six wins during the current hot streak. Out for Philly on Monday are Tyrese Maxey (protocols) and Shake Milton (back).
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