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Rockets Big Road Favorites Over 76ers on Wednesday Night

Let's take a look at Wednesday night's matchup between the Houston Rockets and the Philadelphia 76ers. The game at the Wells Fargo Center is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, and will be televised on Comcast. As of this writing, the Rockets are solid favorites to win on the road.

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The Rockets are 31-32 SU and 27-36 ATS so far this season. They are 14-18 on the road, and 37 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 26 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 113-107 win over the Toronto Raptors, where they won against the spread as 8 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 214 ½ point line set by NBA betting experts for that game.

The 76ers are 8-55 SU and 28-34-1 ATS overall this year. They are 5-25 at home, and 34 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 28 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 103-98 loss to the Miami Heat, where they won against the spread as 14 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 210 ½ point line set by sports betting sites in that matchup.

Houston is 4-1 ATS coming off of two days of rest, and 6-2 ATS on the road against teams with a losing record at home. They are 7-17 ATS against the Eastern Conference, and 2-5 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise. They are 7-20 ATS on Wednesday night, and 2-6 ATS against teams with a losing record. They are 2-7 ATS against the Atlantic Division, and 1-4 ATS overall lately.

The total has gone OVER in all 5 of their games against the Atlantic Division, and OVER in 15 of their last 18 on the road. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games on Wednesday, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 coming off of a SU win. The total has gone OVER in 24 of their last 32 overall, and OVER in 19 of their last 26 coming off of a win spreadwise.

Philadelphia is 16-5-1 ATS against Western Conference opponents, and 9-4-1 ATS against the Southwest Division. They are 7-15-1 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road, and 2-7 ATS coming off of a SU loss. They are 2-7 ATS overall recently, and 1-4 ATS on Wednesday night. They are 0-4 ATS at home.

The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their games coming off of a win spreadwise, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 on Wednesday. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 at home, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 games coming off of a SU loss. The total has gone OVER in 18 of their last 23 at home against teams with a losing record on the road, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 against teams with a losing record overall.

Between these teams, the Rockets are 1-5 ATS lately, and 0-4 ATS when playing in Philadelphia. The home team is 7-2 ATS, while the underdog is 4-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 matchups.

They last met on November 27, 2015, when Houston won 116-114, and Philadelphia covered the spread as 11 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 200 ½ point line set by sportsbook sites in that game.

For Wednesday night's game, the betting odds list the Rockets as -10 point road favorites. The over/under is set at 220 points. On the moneyline, the Rockets are a -525, with the 76ers listed at +415.