Nets vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 31, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 31, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (32-15) are heavy favorites () as they attempt to continue a five-game home win streak when they take on the Houston Rockets (13-33) on Wednesday, March 31 at Barclays Center. The matchup airs at 7:30 PM ET on YES. The over/under is set at in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 31, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Rockets Betting Odds

Nets vs Rockets Props

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Injury Report as of March 31

Nets:
Kevin Durant: Out (Hamstring),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Landry Shamet: Day To Day (Ankle)

Rockets:
Christian Wood: Day To Day (Knee),
David Nwaba: Day To Day (Wrist),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),
John Wall: Day To Day (Knee)

Nets and Rockets Records ATS

  • Brooklyn’s record against the spread is 23-24 this season.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 61.7% of its games this season (29/47).
  • Houston has a 14-31-1 record ATS this season.
  • Houston and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 39.1% (18) of their 46 games played.

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Head to Head

The Nets defeated the Rockets 132-114 in the last meeting between the teams on March 3, 2021. James Harden scored 29 points to pace the Nets, and John Wall scored 36 points for the Rockets. The Nets covered the spread as 10.5-point favorites, and the teams put up a total of 246 total points to hit the over on the 226.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2021 Nets Rockets -10.5 226.5 -532 398 Regular Season 132-114 BKN

Scoring Trends

  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 230.5 total in 25 out of 47 games (53.2%) this year.
  • In 14 out of Houston’s 46 games this season (30.4%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the point total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • On average, the Nets have seen a 234 over/under in their games this season, 3.5 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Rockets’ games have an over/under of 220.7 points this season, 9.8 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Nets’ average implied point total this season is 3.8 fewer points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (119.2 implied points on average compared to 123 implied points in this game).
  • Brooklyn has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (123) 19 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Rockets (114.8) is 6.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (108).
  • Houston has scored more than this game’s implied total of 108 points 18 times this season.
  • The Nets are the NBA’s highest-scoring team (119.1 PPG), while the Rockets allow their opponents the 22nd-fewest points per game (113.4) in the league.
  • The Nets have scored a total of 196 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 4.2 per game), while the Rockets have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 283 total points, -6.1 per game).

Nets Leaders

  • The Nets rebounds and assists leader is Harden. He averages 8.2 rebounds and racks up 11.2 assists per game.
  • Harden’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is listed at 9.5 rebounds, 1.3 rebounds greater than his season average of 8.2.
  • Brooklyn’s scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who averages 29.0 points per game.
  • The Nets are led by Joe Harris from long distance. He knocks down 3.2 shots from deep per game.
  • Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.7 shots lower than his season average of 3.2.
  • Brooklyn’s blocks leader is Nicolas Claxton, who averages 1.5 per game. Harden leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a contest.
  • Claxton’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood holds the top Rockets spot in two categories: scoring (21.5 points per game) and rebounding (9.8 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 3.1 less than his season average of 32.6.
  • Wall holds the title of Houston assist leader, dishing out 6.8 assists per game this season.
  • Wall’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 31.5, 1.2 greater than his season average of 30.3.
  • Eric Gordon makes more threes per game than any other member of the Rockets, averaging 2.6 treys per game.
  • Nobody on Houston grabs more steals than Jae’Sean Tate (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Wood (1.4 per game).
  • Tate’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals higher than his season average of 1.1.

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