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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 9/8/2020 NBA Odds and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 9-8-2020 NBA Odds and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 9/8/2020 – The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets exchanged wins and they are now tied at 1-1 in their best-of-seven series. Game 3 is set to happen this Tuesday, September 8 at the AdventHealth Arena in Wesley Chapel Florida. It will be TNT that will carry the broadcast rights for this game and they will start airing the game live at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who want to catch the live stream, it will be made available through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. It is seen by NBA Betting that the Los Angeles Lakers carry the advantage in this tiebreaker match against the Houston Rockets.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 9/8/2020

When: September 8, 2020 9:00 PM ET
Where: AdventHealth Arena, Wesley Chapel, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 9/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -5.5 (-110) 224.5 o (-110) -220

Houston Rockets
+5.5 (-110) 224.5 u (-110) +180
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers showed their muscle dominating the game in Game 3 with LeBron James with a near triple-double of 28 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists along with four steals and two blocks. Anthony Davis was dominant shooting 15-of-24 from the field finishing with 34 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and a block. It was one of the games that Rajon Rondo was very efficient for the team with a near double-double of 10 points and nine assists. He also had two steals. Marcus Moris and Kyle Kuzma combined for a strong 29 points off the bench to give the Lakers an extra push.

Players to watch: A. Davis PF GP 7 GS 7 MIN 33.7 PTS 29.7 OR 2.9 DR 7.3 REB 10.1 AST 3.7 STL 1.4 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 2.4 PER 35.93

L. James SF GP 7 GS 7 MIN 34.3 PTS 26.4 OR 0.7 DR 9.3 REB 10 AST 9.6 STL 1.4 BLK 0.9 TO 5.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 1.9 PER 29.96

K. Kuzma PF GP 7 GS 0 MIN 24.3 PTS 10.7 OR 1.1 DR 3.1 REB 4.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 0.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 1 PER 10.78.

Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets just were outclassed by the Los Angeles Lakers in the last game but managed to claw from a 19-point deficit only to let go by the fourth period. James Harden was the team’s offensive leader with 27 points along with seven assists and four triples. Eric Gordon sank six triples and finished with 24 points while PJ Tucker finished with a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds. Russell Westbrook had an off night shooting below 33% from the field but had a double-double of 10 points and 13 rebounds. Robert Covington managed to chip in with 17 points as the team’s starting center.

Players to Watch: J. Harden SG GP 9 GS 9 MIN 36.4 PTS 30.1 OR 0.6 DR 4.8 REB 5.3 AST 7.6 STL 1.7 BLK 0.7 TO 3.6 PF 3.7 AST/TO 2.1 PER 28.45

E. Gordon SG GP 9 GS 9 MIN 34.3 PTS 19.3 OR 0.7 DR 2.3 REB 3 AST 3.1 STL 1 BLK 0.8 TO 2.2 PF 2.3 AST/TO 1.4 PER 14.84

R. Westbrook PG GP 5 GS 5 MIN 30 PTS 15.6 OR 1.6 DR 6.6 REB 8.2 AST 4.4 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 4.2 PF 3.2 AST/TO 1 PER 7.66.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 9/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games.
LA Lakers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Lakers are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against Houston.
LA Lakers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Lakers’ last 10 games when playing on the road against Houston.
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 8 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Houston Rockets

Houston are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games against LA Lakers.
Their total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 9 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston’s last 10 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Houston are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games this season.
Houston are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Rockets are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Houston are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played on a Tuesday.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

JaVale McGee C Ankle is “?” Tuesday vs Houston
Dion Waiters SG Groin is doubtful Tuesday vs Houston

Houston Rockets

Thabo Sefolosha SF Personal is out for season

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Houston Rockets
40-37-1 Against the Spread 37-44-0
37-41-0 Straight Up 34-47-0
114 Points per Game 110
108 Points Allowed per Game 105
47.9 Offensive FG% 44.98
72.81 Offensive FT% 79.14
34.73 Offensive 3PT% 34.67
44.72 Defensive FG% 45.89
78.12 Defensive FT% 76.33
35.04 Defensive 3PT% 34.62

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to take the series lead in Game 3 as they look like they figured out the Houston Rockets puzzle already. It is forecasted by Top Online Sportsbook that they will be the favorites to win but if the Rockets can get Westbrook to his old self, this can become an upset.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Lakers for this game is at -220 as the favorites while the Rockets are at +180.

ATS: It is a fair 5.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Rockets owning the +5.5 and the Lakers take -5.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams in Game3 to reach is at 224.5. Lakers are expected to go over and the Rockets are over as well.

Score Prediction: 116 – 111 Lakers