Houston Rockets vs Phoenix Suns odds, injury report, starters - December 2

N.B. Lindberg
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The Houston Rockets face the Phoenix Suns on the road on Friday, December 2. The Rockets lost to the Denver Nuggets 120-100 on Wednesday, November 30, to fall to 5-16.

The Suns bested the Chicago Bulls 132-113 on Wednesday to improve to 15-6. Devin Booker scored a season-high 51 points on 20 of 25 shooting. These are the odds, injury reports, and starters for the Rockets vs Suns’ December 2 matchup.

Houston Rockets vs Phoenix Suns odds

Wynnbet has the Rockets as +11.5 underdogs against the Suns. The over/under for total points is 229 points. The Rockets’ over/under for points is 109, and the Suns’ over/under for points is 120.5. ESPN analytics gives the Rockets an 83.1% chance to win the game. 

Houston Rockets vs Phoenix Suns injury report

Jae’Sean Tate is the only Rocket on the injury list and will be out with an ankle injury. Tate is approaching the original timeline for his return from the injury. 

The Suns have four players listed as out on the injury report: Chris Paul, Torrey Craig, Cameron Johnson, and Jae Crowder. Paul is out with a heel injury, Craig is out with a groin injury, and Johnson is out recovering from meniscus surgery. Crowder has not played for the Suns this season as the two look to make a trade. 

Houston Rockets vs Phoenix Suns starters

The Rockets started Jalen Green, Eric Gordon, Alperen Sengun, Jabari Smith Jr., and Kevin Porter Jr. Wednesday against the Nuggets. The group has posted ghastly defensive metrics but remains the Rockets’ go-to starting lineup. 

The Suns started Devin Booker, Cameron Payne, Torrey Craig, Mikal Bridges, and Deandre Ayton against the Bulls. With Craig out, the Suns are incredibly thin at power forward. Expect them to start a small forward or guard in his place. 

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