76ers vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

Two struggling teams square off when the Philadelphia 76ers (18-10) host the Houston Rockets (11-16) on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:30 PM ET. The Rockets are heavy,  underdogs as they try to stop a three-game losing streak against the 76ers, who have lost three straight. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 17, 2021, 2:42 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

76ers vs Rockets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 17

76ers:
Shake Milton: Out (Ankle),
Joel Embiid: Day To Day (Back)

Rockets:
Ray Spalding: Out (Achilles),
P.J. Tucker: Day To Day (Quad),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Christian Wood: Out (Ankle),
Victor Oladipo: Day To Day (Foot)

76ers and Rockets Records ATS

  • Philadelphia is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 14-13-1.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 57.1% of its games this season (16/28).
  • Houston has a 10-17 record ATS this season.
  • 37% of Houston’s 27 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Philadelphia’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup point total (226.5 points) in 46.4% of opportunities (13 out of 28 matchups).
  • In Houston’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup over/under in nine out of 27 matchups (33.3%).
  • This season the average total for 76ers games is 226.1 points, 0.4 fewer than the over/under of 226.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 6.2 points separates this contest’s over/under (226.5 points) and the average total points bet in Rockets’ games (220.3 points) this season.
  • The 76ers have an average implied point total of 114.4 this season, which is 4.6 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (119).
  • Philadelphia has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (119) nine times this season.
  • The Rockets’ average implied point total on the season (114.1 points) is 6.1 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (108 points).
  • This season, Houston has scored more than this game’s implied total of 108 points 11 times.
  • The 76ers are at the eighth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114.5 PPG), while the Rockets allow the eighth-fewest points per game (111) in the league.
  • The 76ers have out-scored their opponents by a total of 79 points this season (2.9 points per game on average), and opponents of the Rockets have out-scored them by 49 more points on the year (1.8 per game).

76ers Leaders

  • The 76ers points and rebounds leader is Joel Embiid. He scores 29.6 points per game and grabs 10.8 rebounds.
  • Embiid’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 28.5, 1.1 points less than his season average of 29.6.
  • Philadelphia’s assists leader is Ben Simmons, who racks up 8.0 per game.
  • Simmons’ PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 31.5, 0.1 lower than his season average of 31.6.
  • Danny Green is the top three-point shooter for the 76ers, connecting on 2.1 per game.
  • Green’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.4 shots higher than his season average of 2.1.
  • Philadelphia’s blocks leader is Embiid, who collects 1.2 per game. Simmons leads the team averaging 1.7 steals a game.
  • Embiid’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood holds the top Rockets spot in two categories: scoring (22.0 points per game) and rebounding (10.2 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s points prop total for the contest is set at 21.5, 0.5 points less than his season average of 22.0.
  • John Wall puts in work dishing out assists and is Houston’s assist leader with 6.2 per game.
  • Wall’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 34.5, 4.6 higher than his season average of 29.9.
  • Victor Oladipo leads the Rockets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Oladipo’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 2.8.
  • Houston’s Oladipo has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.8 per game and Wood is first in blocks with 1.5 per game.
  • Oladipo’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals lower than his season average of 1.8.

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