Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/6/2020 – The Los Angeles Lakers were jumped early in the series by the Houston Rockets by 15 points to take Game 1 and the early lead. Game 2 is set to happen on September 6, Sunday at the AdventHealth Arena in Wesley Chapel, Florida located inside “The Bubble”. It will be ABC that will take care of the game’s broadcast and they will start airing live at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who want to watch through live stream, it is available for NBA League Pass subscribers and SofaScore. Just like the first round, the Los Angeles Lakers lost the first game and NBA Playoff Lines still have them winning over the Houston Rockets with a fair margin.
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/6/2020
|When:||September 6, 2020 8:30 PM ET|
|Where:||AdventHealth Arena, Wesley Chapel, Florida|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass, SofaScore|
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets had their fast tempo style of basketball controlling the game and it was difficult for the Los Angeles Lakers to catch up with. James Harden has always been the ringleader of the Rockets as he provided 36 points, five assists and three triples. Russell Westbrook has his best outing in the NBA playoffs and it came at a perfect time as he filled up the stat sheet with 24 points, nine boards, six assists and a steal. Eric Gordon followed through with 23 points and drained three triples as well. Off the bench, Austin Rivers chipped in with 10 points.
Players to Watch: J. Harden SG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 36.1 PTS 30.5 OR 0.6 DR 5.1 REB 5.8 AST 7.6 STL 1.6 BLK 0.8 TO 3.4 PF 3.9 AST/TO 2.3 PER 28.96
E. Gordon SG GP 8 GS 8 MIN 34.1 PTS 18.8 OR 0.8 DR 2.5 REB 3.3 AST 3.1 STL 1.1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.3 PER 14.25
R. Westbrook PG GP 4 GS 4 MIN 29.3 PTS 17 OR 1 DR 6 REB 7 AST 4.5 STL 0.8 BLK 0 TO 3.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 1.3 PER 10.12.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers were not able to adjust to the pace of the Houston Rockets as they lost Game 1 by a wide 15 points. Anthony Davis was the team’s best player during the game as he provided 25 points, 14 rebounds, three steals and three assists on a 10-of-16 field goal shooting. LeBron James also had a good night with 20 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and two blocks while shooting almost 50% from the field. Not much was provided by the Lakers support players but a good sign was Rajon Rondo coming back from an injury with 8 points but they needed more from Kyle Kuzma who had the same production. Alex Caruso was the third-highest scorer of the team with 14 points.
A. Davis PF GP 6 GS 6 MIN 33.3 PTS 29 OR 2.8 DR 7.3 REB 10.2 AST 3.7 STL 1.7 BLK 1.8 TO 1.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.4 PER 36.22
L. James SF GP 6 GS 6 MIN 33.5 PTS 26.2 OR 0.8 DR 9 REB 9.8 AST 9.7 STL 1 BLK 0.7 TO 4.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 2 PER 30.17
K. Kuzma PF GP 6 GS 0 MIN 24.8 PTS 10.3 OR 0.7 DR 3.3 REB 4 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 0.3 TO 0.5 PF 2.7 AST/TO 1.7 PER 8.06.
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/6/2020 Betting Numbers
Houston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Houston are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games against LA Lakers.
Houston are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against LA Lakers.
Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Houston are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston’s last 15 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Houston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against Houston.
LA Lakers are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games at home.
LA Lakers are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Houston.
Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games this season.
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games when playing as the favourite.
Thabo Sefolosha SF Personal is out for season
Danuel House Jr. SG Head left last game, is “?” Sunday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
Rajon Rondo PG Back is probable Sunday vs Houston
LeBron James SF Groin is probable Sunday vs Houston
Anthony Davis PF Finger is probable Sunday vs Houston
|Houston Rockets||Los Angeles Lakers|
|37-43-0||Against the Spread||39-37-1|
|111||Points per Game||114|
|103||Points Allowed per Game||108|
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Lakers had a good wake up call after a long lay off and they are expected to come in Game 2 stronger. They are seen by Online Sportsbook as the team prevailing over the Houston Rockets to tie the series at 1-1.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Lakers for this game is -228 while the Rockets are at +201 if they steal Game 2.
ATS: The given spread for this game is at 5.5 points with the Lakers taking the -5.5 while the Rockets are on the other end with +5.5.
TOTALs: The total give for Game 2 is 224 points with the Lakers going under and the Rockets are over.
Score Prediction: 111 – 103 Lakers