Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs odds, injury report, starters - December 8

N.B. Lindberg
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The Houston Rockets face the San Antonio Spurs on the road on Thursday, December 8. The Rockets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 132-123 in double overtime on Monday, December 5 to move to 7-17. 

The Spurs lost to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night to fall to 6-18. The Spurs are in the midst of an 11-game losing streak. These are the odds, injury reports, and starters for the Rockets vs Spurs’ December 8 matchup.

Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs odds

Wynnbet has the Rockets as -1.5 favorites against the Spurs. The over/under for total points is 230 points. The Rockets’ over/under for points is 115.5, and the Spurs’ over/under for points is 114.5. ESPN analytics gives the Rockets a 50.2% chance to win the game. 

Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs injury report

The Rockets have four players on the injury report. Jae’Sean Tate is the only Rocket listed as out. He has begun running on the court again after suffering an ankle injury. Burno Fernando, Josh Christopher, and Kevin Porter Jr. are all listed as day-to-day. 

The Spurs’ injury report is a full rotation of players. Jeremy Sochan, Josh Ricardson, Jakob Poeltl, Keita Bates-Diop, Blake Wesley, and Doug McDermott are all listed as out for the game. Devin Vassell, the Spurs' leading scorer, and Romeo Langford are listed as day-to-day. 

Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs starters

The Rockets started Jalen Green, Eric Gordon, Alperen Sengun, Jabari Smith Jr., and Kevin Porter Jr. Monday against the Sixers. With Porter Jr. potentially out, the Rockets may turn to Kenyon Martin Jr at small forward and have Gordon and Green handle the ball-handling duties. 

The Spurs started Zach Collins, Keita Bates-Diop, Keldon Johnson, Tre Jones, and Devin Vassell against the Suns. With the number of injuries the Spurs are weathering, it’s anyones guess who they will trot out to start. 

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