The Houston Rockets face the Milwaukee Bucks at home on Sunday, December 11. The Rockets lost to the San Antonio Spurs 118-109 to fall to 7-18. Rockets head coach Stephen Silas will not be with the team after the passing of his father, Paul Silas. Silas was a 3-time NBA Champion and 2-time All-Star as a player and head coach for 12 seasons in the NBA.
The Bucks beat the Dallas Mavericks 106-105 on Friday night in a thrilling game. After Giannis Antetokounmpo fouled out, the Mavericks missed five consecutive free throws down the stretch that would have won them the game. These are the odds, injury reports, and starters for the Rockets vs Bucks’ December 11 matchup.
Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks odds
Wynnbet has the Rockets as +10 underdogs against the Bucks. The over/under for total points is 226.5 points. The Rockets’ over/under for points is 108.5, and the Bucks’ over/under for points is 118.5. ESPN analytics gives the Bucks a 76.9% chance to win the game.
Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks injury report
The Rockets have Jae’Sean Tate listed as out. He recently returned to running on the court as he comes back from a recurring ankle injury. His initial timetable for a return would have seen him back in action early last week.
The Bucks’ placed Wesley Mathews on the injury report and as out with Covid. Joe Ingles, who is recovering from a torn ACL, is also listed as out but is making strides toward a return.
Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks starters
The Rockets started Jalen Green, Eric Gordon, Alperen Sengun, Jabari Smith Jr., and Kevin Porter Jr. against the Spurs. The group has started 16 of the Rockets’ last 20 games.
The Bucks started Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, Jrue Holiday, and Grayson Allen against the Mavericks.
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